The Sacramento Bee reports the 49ers were interested in bringing Bears DC Vic Fangio back to San Francisco for the same position, but that the Bears blocked the move.
Bears hired ex-49ers OC Curtis Modkins as RBs coach.
Bears signed WR Rueben Randle to a reserve/future contract.
Bears GM Ryan Pace believes impending free agent Alshon Jeffery "did a good job taking care of his body this year."
Bears GM Ryan Pace said Jay Cutler is "significantly ahead of schedule" in his rehab following shoulder surgery.
Bears GM Ryan Pace said ILB Danny Trevathan (knee) is a candidate to open 2017 on the reserve/PUP list.
Coach John Fox said Wednesday that both DC Vic Fangio and OC Dowell Loggains will be back with the team in 2017.
Bears signed RB David Cobb, CB De'Vante Bausby, CB Jacoby Glenn, OL Cornelius Edison, WR Dres Anderson, OT William Poehls, CB Rashaad Reynolds and OG Cyril Richardson to reserve/future contracts.
Kevin White (leg) expects to be ready for the offseason program.
Alshon Jeffery caught 1-of-3 targets for 10 yards in the Bears' Week 17 loss to the Vikings.
Daniel Brown caught 2-of-2 targets for 18 yards in the Bears' Week 17 loss to the Vikings.
Cameron Meredith caught 4-of-6 targets for 61 yards in the Bears' Week 17 loss to the Vikings.
Jeremy Langford rushed 10 times for 26 yards in the Bears' Week 17 loss to the Vikings, adding three catches for 41 yards.
Jordan Howard rushed 23 times for 135 yards in the Bears' Week 17 loss to the Vikings.
Matt Barkley completed 10-of-14 passes for 125 yards, no touchdowns, and two interceptions in the Bears' Week 17 loss to the Vikings.