Bears agree to terms with Burris

LAKE FOREST, IL - The Chicago Bears agreed to terms with quarterback Henry Burris today.

Burris was a member of the Green Bay Packers in 2001, spending 10 weeks on the active roster before finishing the final eight weeks of the campaign on the practice squad.

He played in two preseason games for the Packers, completing 13 of 24 passes for 170 yards, all in the second half against Oakland.

Prior to joining Green Bay, Burris spent four seasons in the Canadian Football League, backing up Jeff Garcia his first two seasons in Calgary and starting 16 games for Saskatchewan in 2000 where he threw for 4,647 yards and 30 touchdowns.

Burris, a three-and-a-half-year starter at Temple, held 20 school and 10 Big East conference passing records upon his graduation including career pass completions (558) and attempts (1,136), finishing second in passing yards (7,495) and tying the conference mark for career TD passes with 49.

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