Bears sign WR Kofi Hughes

The Chicago Bears have signed rookie wide receiver Kofi Hughes, who played collegiately at Indiana, and have placed tight end Zach Miller on injured reserve with a foot injury.

LAKE FOREST, IL – The Chicago Bears have signed WR Kofi Hughes (KOH-fee) to a one-year contract and placed vested veteran TE Zach Miller on injured reserve due to a foot injury.

The 6-0, 215-pound Hughes entered the NFL in 2014 as an undrafted free agent with the Washington Redskins out of Indiana University. He also spent time with the Houston Texans this offseason after being acquired from waivers. Collegiately, Hughes had 132 receptions for 1,956 yards (14.8 ypc) and 13 touchdowns in 45 career games with 31 starts at Indiana (2010-13).

Miller has played in 33 games with five starts during his NFL career, recording 45 receptions for 470 yards (10.4 avg) and four touchdowns with Jacksonville (2009-11). Miller signed a future’s contract with the Bears in December and had six receptions for 68 yards and two touchdowns in the Bears first 2014 preseason game against Philadelphia before injuring his foot last night against the Jaguars.


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