Bears News: Roster Move: Bear re-sign veteran safety
|Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 10:58 AM- -|
A key member of the Chicago Bears defense is staying put.
On Tuesday, the Bears announced that they have re-signed veteran safety Tashaun Gipson Sr. to a one-year deal.
Gipson broke the news on his Instagram account last night.
"A Goal I never thought about or even believed was possible when I came in this league undrafted, and here we are," he posted. "I’m OFFICIALLY 10 in, Damn TEN! 10 productive MF years in this. GLORY BE TO GOD!! Truly!! To my family WE did this. Just a kid from oak cliff Look at you God. Excited to get back to work in Chicago!" #decade"
In 2020, Gibson registered 66 tackles with two interceptions and five pass breakups. He was a big part of the defense as he started all 16 games last season.
He has also had stints with the Browns, Jaguars, and Texans.
During his NFL career, he has 446 tackles, 23 interceptions, 47 pass breakups, and 13 tackles for loss.
He was an undrafted free agent from Wyoming in 2012.