Bears Sign DB John Franklin To Practice Squad


The Chicago Bears officially signed DB John Franklin to their practice squad on Saturday.

Here’s the Bears updated practice squad:

  1. OL Dejon Allen
  2. DL Abdullah Anderson
  3. WR Tanner Gentry
  4. DB Michael Joseph
  5. RB Ryan Nall
  6. LB Josh Woods
  7. DB Jonathan Mincy
  8. G Willie Beavers
  9. DB John Franklin

Franklin, 24, wound up signing on with the Bears as an undrafted free agent out of Florida Atlantic back in May. He agreed to a three-year, $1.71 million contract with the Bears but was waived coming out of the preseason.

Franklin has been on and off of the Bears’ practice squad this season.

During his one season at FAU, Franklin III rushed for 229 yards on 16 carries to go along with seven receptions for 95 yards receiving and three total touchdowns over the course of 11 games.


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