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Sports Minute: Bears sign veteran safety Gipson to 1-year contract

1 year 4 months 3 weeks ago Friday, May 01 2020 May 1, 2020 May 01, 2020 4:58 PM May 01, 2020 in Sports - AP - Texas

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - The Chicago Bears signed veteran safety Tashaun Gipson to a one-year contract Friday. Gipson has intercepted 23 passes and returned three for touchdowns over eight seasons with Cleveland, Jacksonville and Houston. He was released Tuesday by the Texans after signing a three-year, $22.5 million prior to last season. The 29-year-old Gipson had 55 tackles and three interceptions in his lone season with Houston.  He started 14 games before landing on injured reserve because of a back injury. In Chicago, he will play with two-time Pro Bowl safety Eddie Jackson. The Bears finished 8-8 last season and missed the playoffs after winning the NFC North at 12-4 in 2018.

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