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Report: Bears sign Bradley Sowell

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The Bears have reportedly added another veteran offensive lineman to the roster.

They signed interior lineman Taylor Boggs on Monday and Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports that they have also signed tackle Bradley Sowell to a one-year contract.

Sowell spent last season with the Seahawks and opened the year as their starting left tackle. He was replaced after getting hurt in the sixth game of the year and then returned to start three games at right tackle later in the season. He also started 12 games at left tackle for the Cardinals in 2013.

He didn’t earn high marks for his performance with either NFC West club, which likely means he’ll be vying for a swing tackle role for the Bears this year.

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12 Responses to “Report: Bears sign Bradley Sowell”
  1. Drunk Uncle says: May 2, 2017 11:57 AM

    If it doesn’t work out, perhaps Mike Glennon can play left tackle.

  2. seatownballers says: May 2, 2017 12:11 PM

    He’s so bad that Seattle didn’t keep him. Enough said

  3. hawksfanallday says: May 2, 2017 12:22 PM

    As a Seahawks fan, good luck. Lol

  4. sweetnlow44 says: May 2, 2017 12:38 PM

    This guy lost his starting job to George Fant, a basketball player who only played 2 games of college football as a tight end. The saddest part is that Fant far outperformed Sowell. That should tell you all you need to know about Sowell’s abilities. In all honesty, I’m shocked he’s still able to find a job in football.

  5. philtration says: May 2, 2017 12:54 PM

    And their draft went Notsowell.

  6. MasMacho says: May 2, 2017 1:11 PM

    Suppose he’s going to be a great blocking sled.

  7. RegisHawk says: May 2, 2017 1:15 PM

    That Ryan Pace is devilishly clever…he waited until it was past the deadline for Sowell to be used in Compensatory Pick calculations…

  8. jackedupboonie says: May 2, 2017 1:16 PM

    All these jokes about Seattles line…..you do realize, they cut Evans pre season who then went back and started 16 games for saints and rated out good at guard. It’s the Seahawks system, not just their talent level. Carroll is loyal to a fault with his coaching staff.

  9. stevejjones says: May 2, 2017 1:27 PM

    Bears only had to give up their first round draft picks until 2023 to get him!

  10. largent80 says: May 2, 2017 1:57 PM

    Yeesh. He was not good in Seattle – too slow for speed rushers, and didn’t handle the bull rush all that well either. And he lost his job to a UDFA rookie who played almost no college football, and when he did, it was at TE.

    This is not a ringing endorsement.

    Hope for Bears’ fans’ sake that this signing is just for a camp body.

  11. 3yardsndust says: May 2, 2017 2:11 PM

    Ryan Pace is a genius for our time.

  12. bassplucker says: May 2, 2017 3:09 PM

    Well the Bears do have well respected OL coach Dave Magazu to coach him up. Oh wait they fired him this offseason, despite the OL being pretty much the only unit on that team that was worth a damn.

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