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Chicago Bears add defensive end Jarvis Jenkins

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The Chicago Bears continue to revamp their defense in coordinator Vic Fangio's mold.

The Bears announced that they have signed defensive end Jarvis Jenkins to a one-year contract.

Moving to Fangio's 3-4 defense, the Bears are in desperate need of hole-plugging defensive ends, which the 315-pound Jenkins played in Washington -- starting 14 games in 2014 and earning just 28 tackles. Through his brief career, though, Jenkins has been a mediocre run defender and provides little in terms of a pass rush.

After being drafted in the second-round in 2011, Jenkins never broke out after tearing his ACL and missing his entire rookie campaign. Still just 26 years old, Jenkins' size will give him a chance to be productive in the Bears' new scheme.

Jenkins was rated as Around The NFL's No. 75 overall free agent in the original top 101 list.

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