The Bears are once again working quickly on transactions that have become perfunctory, becoming the first team to sign a draft pick.
And then the first to sign two.
The team announced a four-year deal with fifth-round offensive tackle Jordan Mills, and then followed up moments later by sending out word they had finished up a deal with sixth-round defensive end Cornelius Washington.
They like to do such business quickly, and there’s no real reason to drag it out. Late-round picks are mostly boilerplate, and early round picks are becoming increasingly that way.