Roy Robertson-Harris will be back with the Bears next season.
The team announced on Friday afternoon that the team tendered Robertson-Harris, who was a restricted free agent, a contract:
#Bears roster update:— Chicago Bears (@BearsPR) March 13, 2020
We have tendered Restricted Free Agent DE Roy Robertson-Harris.
The defensive lineman is a key rotational player on the Bears' defensive line, and had 30 tackles with 2.5 sacks in 15 games (seven starts) last season. In three seasons with the Bears, he has 65 tackles and 7.5 sacks. The Chicago Tribune's Brad Biggs is reporting that the team placed a second-round tender on Robertson-Harris, meaning he'll make close to $3.5 million:
It was widely suspected that the Bears would go in this direction, as Ryan Pace continues working to keep the core of the defense together for the next handful of seasons.