O'Shaughnessy is another playmaker for Justin Fields (Reinhold Matay - USA Today Sports)
O'Shaughnessy is another playmaker for Justin Fields (Reinhold Matay - USA Today Sports)

Roster Move: Bears sign veteran tight end James O'Shaughnessy


by - Senior Editor -

A Chicago area native (Naperville) returns home!

The Chicago Bears announced on Monday that they have signed veteran tight end James O'Shaughnessy to a one-year deal.

During his seven-year career, O'Shaughnessy has played for the Chiefs and Jaguars and caught 112 passes for 1,108 yards and three touchdowns.

In 2021, he was limited to only seven games due to an ankle injury but still had 24 catches for 244 yards. He was placed on the injured reserve on November 27.

The Chiefs drafted him in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL draft out of Illinois State University.

Comment on this story
Print   
Send Feedback to Tony Crumpton: Email | Comment
Justin Fields rehab update
Justin Fields rehab update
WATCH: Bears-Jets highlights
WATCH: Bears-Jets highlights
Darnell Mooney injury update
Darnell Mooney injury update
Eddie Jackson carted to locker room after injury
Eddie Jackson carted to locker room after injury
Post your comments!
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Breaking
Daily Digest