The Bears are signing free agent receiver Damiere Byrd to a one-year deal, Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports.
Byrd, 28, spent last season with the Patriots. He made 47 catches for 604 yards and a touchdown in his lone season in New England.
Byrd began his NFL career with the Panthers in 2016. He spent three years in Carolina before joining the Cardinals for a season and then the Patriots last season.
In 44 career games, Byrd has 91 catches for 1,092 yards and four touchdowns.