ESPN Bears reporter Jeff Dickerson believes second-year LB Christian Jones is a candidate to start at inside linebacker.
Matt Forte suggested on Twitter that he's not planning a long contract dispute.
Matt Forte was not present as the Bears opened their voluntary workouts Monday.
Bears LG Matt Slauson (pectoral) is expected to be a full participant in the team's offseason program.
Bears signed C Will Montgomery to a one-year contract.
Jacquizz Rodgers plans to play 8-10 pounds lighter this season.
Bears re-signed CB Sherrick McManis to a one-year contract.
Bears signed OLB Sam Acho, formerly of the Cardinals, to a one-year contract.
Bears signed RB Jacquizz Rodgers, formerly of the Falcons, to a one-year contract.
Free agent RB Jacquizz Rodgers is visiting the Bears.
New Bears ILB Mason Foster's one-year deal is worth just $825,000.
Bears DE/OLB Jared Allen says he was diagnosed with a herniated disc in his back following the season.
Bears CB Alan Ball (torn biceps) said he's "ready to roll."
Ego Ferguson is expected to play nose tackle in Chicago's new 3-4 scheme.
The Bears are considering moving RG Kyle Long to tackle.