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Bears Aquire Darwin Walker

If the Bears have a weak spot and by week spot I mean depth, it is at the defensive tackle spot.  They took a step to solving that problem by trading for Darwin Walker from the Buffalo Bills for a 5th round draft pick.

Walker appeared in 87 games with 75 starts the past six seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, recording 264 tackles, 27½ sacks, five forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries.

Darwin Walker chats with new Bears teammates Alex Brown and Dusty Dvoracek at Sunday's practice.
"I'm extremely happy," Walker said. "They've had a lot of success and I just want to try to be a part of that; help in whatever way I can. As always, we all want to win a Super Bowl. That's my goal and that's our team's goal."

There is a catch.  Walker wants a long term deal and there was a stipulation in the deal that sent him from the Eagles to the Bills that if a long term deal is not worked out he gets sent back to the Bills.  Knowing this I can't imagine why the Bears would make this trade if they weren't prepared to offer him something.

Walker maintains that he wanted to go to the Bears all along, who wouldn't, but the Eagles would not send him there, likely since the Bears are one of the Eagles chief competition for the NFC. Credit: shawngoldman