Bears sign 2 draft picks

Updated: May 1, 2013, 6:44 PM ET
Associated Press

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears have agreed to four-year contracts with fifth-round draft pick Jordan Mills and sixth-rounder Cornelius Washington.

The deals announced Wednesday make them the first picks to sign with their teams.

The 6-foot-5, 316-pound Mills, an offensive tackle, appeared in 37 games with 34 starts in four seasons at Louisiana Tech.

The 6-4, 265-pound Washington, a defensive end, started 25 of 51 games for Georgia. He recorded 76 tackles (46 solo), with 63 quarterback pressures, 10½ sacks and 17 tackles for loss.

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