Bears Sign Sixth-Round CB Duke Shelley, Wrap Up Draft Class


The Chicago Bears announced that they have signed sixth-round CB Duke Shelley to a four-year rookie contract.

The Bears have now officially signed their entire 2019 draft class:

Pick Round Player Pos. College Note
73. 3. David Montgomery RB Iowa State Signed
126. 4. Riley Ridley WR Georgia Signed
205. 6. Duke Shelley CB Kansas State Signed
222. 7. Kerrith Whyte RB FAU Signed
238. 7. Stephen Denmark CB Vald. State Signed

Shelley was the No. 205 overall pick in the sixth round by the Bears out of Kansas State. He’s projected to earn a four-year, $2,647,832 rookie contract including a $127,832 signing bonus. 

During his college career at Kansas State, 317 total tackles, 21 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, 10 interceptions, 23 pass defenses, one fumble recovery, two forced fumbles, and scored two defensive touchdowns. 

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