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Source: Montez Sweat finalizing 4-year, $98M deal with Bears



The Chicago Bears and newly-acquired Montez Sweat are finalizing a new four-year, $98 million deal, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

The Bears sent a 2024 second-round pick to the Washington Commanders before Tuesday's trade deadline in exchange for the edge rusher who is playing on the final year of his rookie deal.

Since being drafted in the first round in 2019, Sweat, 27, is one of six players to notch at least five sacks in each of the last five seasons. This season, he has 6.