Bears add RB Kevin Jones

The Chicago Bears signed running back Kevin Jones to a one-year contract today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Originally drafted by Detroit in the first round (30th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft, Jones rushed for 3,067 yards and 24 touchdowns on 761 carries (4.0 ypc) in four seasons with the Lions. Jones also has 141 receptions for 1,006 yards and three touchdowns in 53 career games (49 starts). During his rookie year, Jones was named a NFC Pro Bowl alternate after he finished fifth in the NFC with 1,133 rushing yards on 241 carries (4.7 ypc) with five touchdowns. Last season the Virginia Tech product rushed for 581 yards and a career-high eight touchdowns on 153 carries (3.8 ypc) while hauling in 32 receptions for 197 yards for the Lions.

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