Bears sign Mills and Washington
Jordan Mills (Michael Chang/Getty)
Jordan Mills (Michael Chang/Getty)
BearReport.com
Posted May 1, 2013


The Chicago Bears have agreed to terms with fifth-round OT Jordan Mills and sixth-round DE Cornelius Washington.

LAKE FOREST, IL — The Chicago Bears have agreed to terms with T Jordan Mills and DE Cornelius Washington on four-year contracts today.

The 6-5, 316-pound Mills was selected by Chicago in the fifth round (163rd overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft. Mills appeared in 37 games with 34 starts (29 at RT and five at LG) in four seasons (2009-12) at Louisiana Tech.

The 6-4, 265-pound Washington (selected in the sixth round, 188th overall) started 25 of 51 games for Georgia, recording 76 tackles (46 solos) during his career, with 63 quarterback pressures, 10.5 sacks and 17 tackles for losses. Washington also recovered a pair of fumbles and deflected one pass.

Mills and Washington are the first 2013 draft picks to sign with their respective team.


Follow Bear Report on Twitter and discuss this topic on our message boards. To become a subscriber to the Bear Report Web site or magazine, click here.


Related Stories
With Washington, is Idonije a priority?
 -by BearReport.com  May 2, 2013
Football runs in Jordan Mills’ family
 -by BearReport.com  Apr 28, 2013
Bears take OT Jordan Mills in fifth
 -by BearReport.com  Apr 27, 2013

MAGAZINE COVERAGE
Subscribe today and get a full year of Bear Report Magazine with an annual Total Access Pass.
Sign Up Today!

Upgrade Now!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from BearReport.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to My HotList.
OT Jordan Mills (profile)
DL Cornelius Washington (profile)
[View My HotList]
Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Football > Assumption HS > Alumni
Football > Burke County HS > Alumni
Football > Chicago
[View My HotList]