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bears add cornerback jonathon mincy from montreal alouettes

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bears add cornerback jonathon mincy from montreal alouettes

the bears will have to make several moves at the cornerback position this offseason and they added one interesting piece to the equation wednesday, signing jonathon mincy to a reserve/future contract.mincy, 25, who played the last two season with the montreal alouettes, was one of the most heavily scouted players in the cfl in 2017. the bears brought him in for a tryout last month – they were among 11 teams he visited in a three-week period.starting cornerbacks kyle fuller and prince amukamara are both headed to free agency, and nickel cornerback bryce callahan will be a restricted free agent. they all could figure into the mix next season, but the bears need to add other options, and mincy is an intriguing prospect.in two seasons with the alouettes, the 5-foot-10, 196-pound mincy played in 32 games and made 108 tackles with three interceptions, 13 passes defended and two forced fumbles. he was named the team’s most outstanding rookie in 2016 and he was an eastern division all-star last season.undrafted out of auburn, mincy signed with the falcons as a free agent in 2015. he was a second-team all-sec selection in 2014.“one of the top corners in our league,” a cfl scout said via email. “has good size. a press-man corner in our league and i suspect that is what they will do a lot of with him as he tries to make the roster. speed is enough but will struggle trying to keep pace with the elite speed wrs in the nfl. anchored the defensive secondary in montreal the last tw...