LAKE FOREST, IL — The Chicago Bears have re-signed TE Daniel Brown to a one-year contract. Additionally, the Bears have tendered exclusive rights to WR Josh Bellamy and DB Bryce Callahan.
Brown has appeared in 14 games with four starts in two seasons with the Baltimore Ravens (2015-16) and Chicago Bears (2016), tallying 22 receptions for 188 yards (8.5 avg) and one touchdown. Last season with the Bears, Brown set career highs in games started (three), receptions (16), receiving yards (124) and touchdowns (one). He originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent out of James Madison with the Ravens in 2015.
Bellamy has started five of 44 career games, with 38 catches for 506 yards (13.3 avg) and three touchdowns in five seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs (2012), Washington Redskins (2013) and Bears (2014-16). He also spent time on the practice squads of the Chiefs (2012), San Diego Chargers (2013), Redskins (2013) and Bears (2014). Last season with the Bears, Bellamy posted a career-high 282 receiving yards on 19 catches (14.8 avg) and one touchdown. He also tallied his first professional rush attempt, finishing the season with four rushes for 37 yards (9.3 avg). He originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent out of Louisville with Kansas City in 2012.
Callahan has appeared in 20 games with 13 starts, tallying 59 tackles, one sack, four tackles for a loss, 12 pass breakups and 1 special teams tackle in two seasons with Chicago (2015-16). Last season, he set career highs in games played (11), games started (10), tackles (36), pass breakups (9) and special teams tackles (1). The Rice alum originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Bears in 2015.