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Bears sign former Giants' second-round pick Rueben Randle

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bears signed former New York Giants wide receiver and second-round pick Rueben Randle to a reserve/futures contract on Tuesday, the team announced.

In 64 appearances (33 starts) for the Giants from 2012-15, Randle caught 188 passes for 2,644 yards and 20 touchdowns.

Randle signed a one-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles last March, but was released near the end of the preseason. Randle did not play for anyone in the 2016 regular season.

At LSU, Randle made 97 receptions for 1,634 yards and 13 touchdowns before he declared for the draft after his junior year.

There is no harm in kicking the tires on Randle. The Bears' receiver position is precarious heading into the 2017 offseason. Chicago’s best wideout, Alshon Jeffery, is scheduled to test free agency unless the Bears apply the franchise tag again. Former top pick Kevin White has played in just four career regular-season games and underdone two surgeries on the same leg. Veteran Eddie Royal is coming off a pair of disappointing seasons and may be released and chronically injured receiver Marquess Wilson's original rookie deal is set to expire.

Outside of Cameron Meredith (66 catches for 888 yards and four touchdowns), the Bears have nothing but question marks at the position. So, why not take a look at Randle?