The Bears signed cornerback Marcus Cooper to a three-year deal. (AP)

Bears sign former Cardinals CB Marcus Cooper

SHARE Bears sign former Cardinals CB Marcus Cooper
SHARE Bears sign former Cardinals CB Marcus Cooper

The Bears continued to stockpile options at cornerback Saturday, signing former Cardinals player Marcus Cooper to a three-year deal.

Cooper started 24 times in his career,appearing for the Chiefs from 2013-15 and the Cardinals last year. In 2016, he started 13 games and recorded four interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown. The Cardinals traded a conditional seventh-round pick for him at the end of last preseason. He was drafted in the seventh round in 2013 but waived by the 49ers before their first regular-season game.

At 6-2, 192 pounds, Cooper has the size the Bears like at outside cornerback. He joins a recent spate of veteran cornerback signees — the Bears announced the signing of Prince Amukamara and the re-signing of Johnthan Banks on Saturday.

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