Source: Bears to give Amukamara 3-year deal

From ESPN - March 13, 2018

Cornerback Prince Amukamara will re-sign with the Chicago Bears on a three-year, $27 million deal, a source told ESPN.

The deal includes $18 million in guarantees, according to the source. The league year and free-agency period begin at 4 p.m. ET Wednesday.

For the most part, Amukamara, who was paid $7 million guaranteed by Chicago on a one-year deal in 2017, worked out for the Bears, playing adequately enough to start 12 games. He finished second on the Bears' defense with seven pass breakups, behind only fellow free-agent cornerback Kyle Fuller (22).

However, Amukamara, 28, failed to intercept a pass for the second consecutive season, and his inability to take the ball away is probably his biggest downside.


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