Bears Sign Free Agent Safety To Replace Injured Star

The Chicago Bears have signed free-agent safety Adrian Colbert to replace their former starter Eddie Jackson after he suffered a foot injury in Sunday's 31-10 loss against the Jets, according to Colbert's agent Drew Rosenhaus via ESPN's Adam Schefter. 

To help fill Jackson's role, who is out indefinitely with what appears to be a significant Lisfranc injury, he is looking to be replaced with a free-agent defensive back that has spent time with five different teams in his six-year NFL career. 

Colbert was initially drafted by the San Francisco 49ers as a seventh-rounder (229th overall) in 2017 and spent two seasons with them before being waived of their roster. He has played a season a piece for the Dolphins, Giants, Browns, Jets, and was last seen on the Titans practice squad before going unsigned this season until now. 

The 29-year-old veteran has 109 combined tackles (84 solo and 25 assisted), one forced fumble, and a tackle for a loss in his career so far. 

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