Bears sign Bennett to extension

Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett makes a catch while being covered by Chargers cornerback Steven...

Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett makes a catch while being covered by Chargers cornerback Steven Gregory at Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill., Nov. 20, 2011. (JEFF HAYNES/Reuters)

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LAKE FOREST, ILL. - The Chicago Bears have signed wide receiver Earl Bennett to a four-year contract extension, which runs through the 2015 season.

A third-round selection in the 2008 NFL Draft, Bennett has 18 receptions for 276 yards and a touchdown in six games this season.

In 46 career games, the Vanderbilt product has 118 catches for 1,554 yards and six touchdowns.


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