Bears agree to 1-year deal with defensive end Byron Cowart

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears and defensive end Byron Cowart agreed to a one-year contract on Monday.

The 6-foot-3, 300-pound Cowart has played in 36 games and started 14 for New England and Indianapolis. He has 41 tackles and one sack.

The 27-year-old Cowart spent last season on Miami's practice squad.