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Chris Prosinski

Bears to sign veteran safety Sherrod Martin

Bears to sign veteran safety Sherrod Martin

With safety Antrel Rolle’s availability for Sunday’s game at Kansas City in doubt, the Chicago Bears are adding a veteran safety that knows the scheme.

The club is expected to sign Sherrod Martin on Tuesday, a month after he was released as part of final cuts. Martin spent training camp with the Bears and played in all four preseason games, logging 102 snaps on defense and 45 special teams snaps. So, he will be able to return to Halas Hall this week and pick up the system quickly with the team thin at safety.

Rolle left Soldier Field after Sunday’s 22-20 victory over the Oakland Raiders wearing a walking boot on his right foot. He was rolled up on the first...