The Chicago Bears announced that they have reached an agreement with first-round pick CB Kyle Fuller on Wednesday.
LM: #Bears have agreed to terms with first-round pick Kyle Fuller on 4-year deal (with 5th-year option).
— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) May 14, 2014
Fuller is a complete cornerback, with size, speed, and tackling ability. At Virginia Tech, Fuller showed his versatility by lining up at cornerback-both outside and in the slot-and at safety. He should be a great fit in the Bears defense, as he possesses outstanding ball skills, and is always looking to strip ball carriers.
He should slot right in as the Bears’ nickel back in his rookie year, and will likely succeed CB Charles Tillman outside beginning in 2015. Fuller will improve the overall depth of the secondary, as Chicago can build its depth from the top down, moving CB Kelvin Hayden and CB Isaiah Frey to reserve roles.
Third-round pick DT Will Sutton is the only member of the Bears’ 8-player draft class yet to reach an agreement. Cliff Stein, the team negotiator, has made a habit of coming to terms with all of the team’s draft picks within a week of the draft.