Bears Sign Second-Round TE Cole Kmet


The Chicago Bears have officially signed second-round pick TE Cole Kmet to his rookie contract, according to Kevin Fishbain

Bears seventh-round OT Lachavious Simmons also announced that he’s signed his rookie deal. 

The Bears now have two of their 2020 draft picks under contract: 

Round Player Pos. Status
2 Cole Kmet TE Signed
2 Jaylon Johnson CB Signed
5 Trevis Gipson OLB  
5 Kindle Vildor CB  
5 Darnell Mooney WR  
7 Arlington Hambright G  
7 Lachavious Simmons OT Signed

Kmet, 21, was a two-year starter at Notre Dame and was selected with the No. 43 overall pick in this year’s draft. 

He’s projected to sign a four-year, $7,577,778 rookie contract that includes a $3,071,111 signing bonus. 

During his college career at Notre Dame, Kmet appeared in 23 games over the course of three seasons and caught 60 passes for 691 yards receiving and six touchdowns.

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