Brandon Meriweather is a Bear

Cut by the New England Patriots despite his Pro Bowl status after a sluggish preseason, safety Brandon Meriweather was signed to a one-year contract by the Chicago Bears. With the Bears, he'll be joining safety Chris Harris

Meriweather is a former University of Miami standout known as a hard-hitting presence in the secondary. He was fined last season for his vicious hit on Baltimore Ravens tight end Todd Heap. For more coverage of the Bears go to Bear Report at

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