LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -The Chicago Bears signed running back Kevin Jones to a one-year deal worth $605,000 on Tuesday.
During four years with Detroit, Jones rushed for 3,067 yards and 24 touchdowns on 761 carries. Jones, who played for Virginia Tech, was drafted in the first round by Detroit in 2004, and had his best year as a rookie, rushing for 1,133 yards and five touchdowns.
Last season, Jones rushed for 581 yards and a career-high eight touchdowns on 153 carries. He also had 32 receptions for 197 yards, but tore ligaments in his right knee on Dec. 23 against Kansas City.
Detroit released him in the offseason.