Eric Hartline - USA Today Sports
Eric Hartline - USA Today Sports

Bears trade for standout pass rusher Montez Sweat


by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Bears announced Tuesday that they have traded for defensive end Montez Sweat from the Washington Commanders for a 2024 2nd-round draft pick.

"Montez is a huge addition to our team," said general manager Ryan Poles. "He is not only a great player but a great person. We expect him to help elevate our defense."

In 2023, Sweat has 32 tackles and 1.5 sacks.

In other roster news, the Bears waived defensive end Khalid Kareem and released cornerback Joejuan Williams from the practice squad.

Kareem had a solo tackle in 24 defensive snaps in the loss against the Chargers on Sunday night.

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