Bears Sign Seventh-Round DT Khyiris Tonga

The Bears have signed seventh-round DT Khyiris Tonga to his rookie deal, per his agent. 

Tonga is the first Bears draft pick to ink their rookie deal. 

Round Player Pos. Note
1 Justin Fields QB  
2 Teven Jenkins OT  
5 Larry Borom OT  
6 Khalil Herbert RB  
6 Dazz Newsome WR  
6 Thomas Graham DB  
7 Khyiris Tonga DT Signed


Tonga, 24, was drafted by the Bears in the seventh round out of BYU in the 2021 NFL Draft. He is expected to sign a four-year deal worth $3,563,647 that also includes an $83,647 signing bonus. 

During his four-year college career, Tonga recorded 130 total tackles, 16 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and 12 pass defenses in 47 career games. 

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