Jaye Howard joins the Bears

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Defensive lineman Jaye Howard recently left Chicago with a plan to pursue other opportunities. He quickly decided that his best opportunity was with the Bears.

Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the former Chief has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Bears.

Cut last month with a failed physical designation, Howard spent four years with the Chiefs after starting his NFL career in Seattle. The 28-year-old started 13 games in 2015, notching 5.5 sacks.

Last year, Howard had eight game appearances and four starts. He eventually landed on injured reserve with a hip injury.