Packers ink Bears' Fuller to offer sheet


The Bears placed the transition tag on Fuller, who is coming off his finest season, and that guaranteed him a $12.907 million salary for 2018.

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Because the Bears opted to apply the transition tag to the 26-year-old Fuller instead of the franchise tag, they would get no compensation if they chose not to match the Packers' offer. The Packers no doubt structured their offer so that it would cost the Bears much more, although the exact terms of the offer sheet were not immediately available. "But like I said, we're going to look at every avenue". Chicago brought in multiple cornerbacks last spring, in essence to replace Fuller after the 2014 first-round draft pick suspiciously missed the entire 2016 season following a routine knee scope, causing the team to decline his fifth-year option.

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In more than one way, the Green Bay Packers' decision to sign cornerback Kyle Fuller to an offer sheet on Friday was a brilliant move by first-year general manager Brian Gutekunst. He has eight career interceptions having picked off four as a rookie in 2014 and two in 2015. Fuller played 96 percent of the Bears' defensive snaps in 2017 and allowed a passer rating of just 69.0 on throws in his direction, per Pro Football Focus. So did another potential starting corner in Quinten Rollins (Achilles).

The cornerback-needy Packers not only would boost arguably their biggest weakness on defense, they would weaken one of their division rivals. It appears they have nothing to lose in this scenario. The Packers showed interest in Breeland early in free agency before he signed a three-year, $24 million deal with the Carolina Panthers. Nothing. No draft picks.

Jason Wilde covers the Green Bay Packers for the Lee Newspapers Group.