Return specialist, versatile receiver and part-time running back Cordarrelle Patterson is expected to leave the Patriots and return to the NFC North on a two-year, $10 million deal with the Chicago Bears, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported. Pelissero added the contract boasts $5 million guaranteed. The Bears announced the signing on Wednesday.
Patterson's versatility was showcased aplenty in New England with 21 catches for 247 yards and three touchdowns. He also totaled 42 carries for 228 yards and a score and an impressive 28.8 yards per kick return in 23 attempts.