Posted May 11, 2012

Chicago Bears Sign First-Round Pick Shea McClellin

NFL

The Chicago Bears have signed first-round pick Shea McClellin to a four-year contract with a team option for a fifth year, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

McClellin, 22, was taken 19th overall in April’s draft out of Boise State and is expected to start at left defensive end across from Julius Peppers and will not play any linebacker, according to the Chicago Tribune.

In 2011, McClellin had 50 tackles (12.5 tackles for loss) and seven sacks for Boise State.