Bears sign Williams, waive Tupou

The Chicago Bears have signed wide receiver Chris Williams and waived defensive tackle Christian Tupou.

LAKE FOREST, IL – The Chicago Bears signed WR Chris Williams from the New Orleans Saints practice squad and waived DT Christian Tupou.

The 5-8, 175-pound Williams entered the NFL in 2009 as an undrafted free agent with the Miami Dolphins out of New Mexico State. After spending time on the Cleveland Browns practice squad that year, he signed with the CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats in 2010. In 2012, he set a CFL record with six return touchdowns to go along with 1,117 punt return yards and 83 receptions for 1,298 yards and 11 receiving touchdowns. He has spent the last 12 weeks of the 2013 season on the Saints practice squad.

Williams will wear No. 82.


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