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Bears, backup RB Jones agree on two-year, $3.5 million contract

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LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Running back Kevin Jones agreed to a two-year contract Friday to remain with the Chicago Bears.

Kevin Jones , RB
Chicago Bears

2008 Statistics
Carries: 34
Yards: 109
Touchdowns: 0

NFL Network's Adam Schefter reported that the two-year deal is for $3.5 million. Jones will receive a $1 million signing bonus and $2 million in the first year.

Jones, a first-round pick of the Detroit Lions in 2004, had 34 carries for 109 yards last season, his first with Chicago. Jones, who was the backup to Matt Forte, also saw action on special teams in the final two games.

In 64 games for the Lions, Jones gained 3,176 yards with 24 touchdowns.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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