The Bears are going to take an extended look at a former top draft pick this offseason.
On Tuesday, the Bears announced they have signed wide receiver Rueben Randle to a reserves/futures contract.
Randle, 25, was a second-round selection (63rd overall) out of LSU in the 2012 NFL Draft by the New York Giants.
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In 64 career games with the Giants (2012-15), Randle compiled 188 receptions for 2,644 yards and 20 touchdowns. Randle's best NFL season came in 2014 in which he registered 71 receptions for 938 yards and three touchdowns. Randle has also returned 44 punts in his career for 345 yards.
Randle spent the 2016 offseason with the Philadelphia Eagles, but was released following the preseason.
Randle joins cornerbacks De'Vante Bausby, Jacoby Glenn and Rashaad Reynolds, offensive linemen Cornelius Edison, Cyril Richardson and William Poehls, running back David Cobb and wide receiver Dres Anderson as players the Bears have signed to reserve/futures contracts since the 2016 season concluded.