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Bears sign defensive back Derrick Martin

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The Bears signed safety Derrick Martin on Sunday, the club said.

Martin, 28, will vie to make the Bears’ roster as a reserve defensive back and special-teams player. He appeared in five regular-season games for New England in 2012 and recorded five tackles on defense. Martin has also had stints with the Ravens (2006-2008), Packers (2009-2010) and Giants (2011).

In a corresponding roster move, the Bears waived first-year safety Cyhl Quarles. The club has all 90 roster spots filled.

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6 Responses to “Bears sign defensive back Derrick Martin”
  1. Ferdinand says: Aug 11, 2013 4:49 PM

    And sports announcers everywhere breathe a sigh of relief because they don’t have to try to figure out how the heck “C-Y-H-L” is supposed to be pronounced. . .

  2. youarejealousof6rings says: Aug 11, 2013 4:56 PM

    Typical Bears signing. What a joke.

  3. polarbear71 says: Aug 11, 2013 5:13 PM

    Typical Bears signing. What a joke.

    Exactly…How is Webb still on this team ?

  4. higgy5353 says: Aug 11, 2013 9:47 PM

    Calm down you guys geez. He will be a special teams player, its not like they signed him to be a starter!!!!!

  5. Indybear says: Aug 12, 2013 8:41 AM

    youarejealousof6rings says:

    Typical Bears signing. What a joke.
    ________________________________
    No. The real joke is your Steelers, which the Bears will leave crying like little boys with no lunch money on 9/22. Bet on it.

  6. chi01town says: Aug 12, 2013 10:42 AM

    Emery needs to pay attintion to the O-LINE get rid of Webb and pick up a rookie. Working on the O-line should be the only thing on the mind of Emery, Trestman,and Kromer, How are they going to hold Cutler responsible for Winning games with offensive production if the line dont give him Time? and they wont get the message until somebody gets FIRED.

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