Hood, 28, is a former first-round pick of the Steelers back in 2009. He played out his rookie contract with the Steelers before signing a four-year agreement with the Jaguars in March of last year.
However, the Jaguars elected to release Hood from injured reserve a few months ago. The Bears later signed him to a contract after they released veteran DT Jay Ratliff before cutting him loose in recent weeks.
This season, Hood has appeared in two games, but has yet to record a single statistic.