BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) -The Chicago Bears and first-round pick Chris Williams agreed to a five-year contract Wednesday on the first day of training camp.
Williams, an offensive tackle from Vanderbilt, was the No. 14 choice overall. The Bears announced the deal two hours before their first practice. Financial details were not disclosed.
The Bears have signed all of their draft choices.
The 6-foot-6, 312-pound Williams is expected to be the Bears' left tackle with John Tait moving from the left side to the right.
Williams appeared in 36 games at left tackle and left guard while at Vanderbilt, finishing his college career with 33 consecutive starts. He was chosen first team all-Southeastern Conference as a senior.

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Bengals, Jaguars set for exhibition shootout For a team expected to take the next step in 2016, the Jaguars have displayed very little punch during the preseason. Does that change in tonight’s...
Thumbnail Chargers vs. Vikings Pick Will the Minnesota Vikings be able to pick up another preseason win when they host the San Diego Chargers at 1PM ET?
Thumbnail Cowboys' 2016 Super Bowl odds drop Quarterback Tony Romo will miss between 6-10 weeks with a back injury and the odds that the Cowboys will win the 2016 Super Bowl have...
Thumbnail Broncos host Rams, QB battles abound No. 1 overall pick Jared Goff had a pretty nondescript training camp. Judging by the Los Angeles coaching staff’s outline for preseason game No. 3, not much is...
Thumbnail Giants vs. Jets Preseason Pick Will tonight's Giants and Jets matchup at 7:30PM ET be low-scoring for bettors?
More inNFL Articles  
Advertisement

NFL Team Pages

Advertisement