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Bears sign second-round pick Adam Shaheen

Bears tight end Adam Shaheen works out with teammates during NFL football rookie minicamp Friday at Halas Hall. (AP)

The Bears signed second-round draft pick Adam Shaheen to his four-year rookie contract Friday, winnowing their list of unsigned draft picks to one — No. 2 overall pick Mitch Trubisky.

Shaheen, the 6-6, 278-pound tight end from Division II Ashland, was the No. 45 overall pick. Terms were not disclosed, but last year’s No. 45 overall pick, Titans running back Derrick Henry, signed a four-year, $5.4 million deal in 2016.

Like the Bears’ other draft picks, Shaheen participated in the team’s rookie minicamp last week. Organized team activities begin next week.

Shaheen planned to spend the time between the two camps studying the playbook and refining his technique.

“Really just trying to bring myself up to that level,” he said last week, “so I can have the potential of having an opportunity to be productive.”


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