Bears Sign Fifth-Round DE Dominique Robinson

The Chicago Bears have signed fifth-round DE Dominique Robinson to a four-year contract, according to Aaron Wilson. 

Robinson becomes the first of Chicago’s 11 draft picks to sign his rookie contract. 

Rd Player Pos. Note
2 Kyler Gordon CB  
2 Jaquan Brisker S  
3 Velus Jones Jr. WR  
5 Braxton Jones OT  
5 Dominique Robinson DE Signed
6 Zachary Thomas OT  
6 Trestan Ebner RB  
6 Doug Kramer C  
7 Ja’Tyre Carter OG  
7 Elijah Hicks S  
7 Trenton Gill P  


Robinson, 23, was a reserve player for Miami of Ohio and converted from wide receiver to edge rusher as a junior. He earned third-team All-MAC honors as a senior. The Bears used the No. 174 pick on him in the 2022 NFL Draft. 

Lance Zierlein compares him to former Texans OLB Whitney Mercilus. 

He’s projected to sign a four-year, $3,933,156 contract that includes a $273,156 signing bonus. 

During his college career, Robinson appeared in 49 games and made 13 starts, recording 38 total tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks, and one pass defense. 

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