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Bears sign former Cardinals guard Ted Larsen

The Chicago Bears continue to add depth to their offensive line, agreeing to terms with guard Ted Larsen on a one-year deal.

The maximum amount Larsen can earn in 2016 is $2.4 million (including playing time bonuses), a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Caplan.

Larsen started 26 games during the past two years for the Arizona Cardinals. Originally a 2010 sixth-round draft pick of the New England Patriots, Larsen spent four seasons on Tampa Bay's 53-man roster.

In six NFL seasons Larsen has appeared in 86 games, with 57 starts.

Larsen is the second offensive lineman to sign with the Bears this week, joining guard/center Manny Ramirez, who inked a one-year deal Wednesday.

Larsen and Ramirez are expected to push incumbent starting left guard Matt Slauson and second-year center Hroniss Grasu for playing time.

At the very least Larsen and Ramirez will be experienced backups.