5/28/03 Signed defensive
end Kane Anderson to a one-year, $225,000 contract.
5/2/03 Signed rookie free agent defensive
tackle LaWaylon Brown, defensive tackle Colin Cole, defensive back Rushen
Jones and linebacker Jarrod Penright to standard three-year, rookie minimum
5/22/03 Signed offensive lineman Robbie Doane to a one-year,
5/19/03 Signed tight end Matt Huebner and linebacker Gavin
Walls to rookie minimum contracts.
5/7/03 Signed defensive back Willie Miles to a standard three-year,
rookie minimum contract.
5/6/03 Signed rookie free agent tight end Steve Farmer, wide receiver
Ben Nelson, defensive back Horace Willis and quarterback Juston Wood to standard
three-year, rookie minimum contracts.
5/1/03 Signed rookie
free agent tight end Sean Berton, offensive lineman Adam Goldberg, fullback
James Lynch and wide receiver Jermaine Mays to standard three-year, rookie
4/7/03 Signed defensive back Ron Israel, a free agent out of
Notre Dame, to a two-year, $530,000 contract with an undisclosed signing bonus.
3/28/03 Signed quarterback Kevin Thompson, a two-year veteran
of the Cleveland Browns, to a one-year, $300,000 contract.
3/25/03 Signed linebacker Chris
Claiborne, a five-year veteran of the Detroit Lions, to a two-year, $5 million
contract, including a $750,000 signing bonus.
3/21/03 Signed cornerback Ken Irvin,
an eight-year NFL veteran of Buffalo and New Orleans, to a three-year, $4.5
million contract, including a $1.2 million signing bonus.
3/20/03 Signed offensive tackle
Mike Rosenthal, a five-year veteran of the New York Giants, to a two-year,
$1.8 million contract, with playing incentives that could push the deal to
3/20/03 Signed kicker/punter Aaron
Elling, formerly in camps with Miami and Seattle, to a contract.
3/19/03 Signed backup quarterback
Gus Frerotte, a 10-year NFL veteran, to a two-year, $1.85 million contract.
3/12/03 Signed cornerback Denard
Walker, a six-year veteran of Tennessee and Denver, to a four-year, $13 million
contract, including a $5 million signing bonus.
3/12/03 Bears match Vikings' offer to kicker Paul Edinger.
3/7/03 Signed kicker Paul Edinger,
a restricted free agent from Chicago, to an offer sheet for five years, $7
million with a $1.65 million signing bonus.
3/4/03 Signed defensive lineman Billy Lyon, a five-year veteran
of Green Bay, to a three-year, $2.5 million contract, including a $500,000
2/13/03 Signed running back John
Avery, a running back formerly with Denver and Miami, to a one-year, $375,000
contract, including a bonus of less than $50,000.