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Bears sign free-agent LB Sheppard, waive rookie Ekpe

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Bears have signed veteran free-agent linebacker Kelvin Sheppard.

The team announced the signing Friday and also waived rookie linebacker Hendrick Ekpe.

Sheppard is entering his seventh season in the NFL. He had 50 tackles and made 11 starts for the New York Giants in 2016, a year after he had 105 tackles as a starter for Miami.

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NFC North Division
TeamWLTPct
Chicago 000-
Detroit 000-
Green Bay 000-
Minnesota 000-
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: M. Barkley1611
Pass TDs: M. Barkley8
Rush Yds: J. Howard1313
Rush TDs: J. Howard6
Rec Yds: C. Meredith888
Rec TDs: C. Meredith4
Int: C. LeBlanc2
Sacks: W. Young7.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5704 (15)
Passing Yards: 4139 (15)
Rushing Yards: 1735 (17)
Points per game: 17.4 (29)
Yards per game: 356.5 (15)
Touchdowns: 29 (27)
Field Goals: 18 (30)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 5548 (15)
Passing Yards: 3828 (6)
Rushing Yards: 1950 (27)
Points per game: 24.9 (24)
Yards per game: 346.8 (15)
Touchdowns: 40 (20)
Field Goals: 33 (27)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/18 K. Sheppard signed
8/18 H. Ekpe cut
8/13 R. Aguayo acquired from waiver
8/13 R. Randle on IR hamstring
8/9 J. Bouagnon cut
8/9 J. Bouagnon off IR undisclosed
8/7 A. Phillips cut
8/7 A. Howard signed
8/7 B. Greene signed
8/7 E. Kush on IR torn hamstring
Injuries
Date Player Status
8/13 R. Randle hamstring (IR)
8/7 E. Kush torn hamstring (IR)
8/5 J. Bouagnon undisclosed (IR)
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