Roberto Garza's Christmas was a little merrier when he and the Chicago Bears agreed to a one year contract for the 2015 season. Garza has become a popular whipping boy for fans, but the fact remains that he is a quality NFL center that brings a wealth of experience to the locker room and the offensive line.
The Bears could still decide to invest a draft pick at center since Garza will be 36 years old this March. Brian de la Puente is another option for 2015 if the Bears decide to re-sign him. He performed admirably at both center and guard this year before getting injured. Rookie Ryan Groy is the current backup at the center and he is under contract for next season.
Through 15 games I have Garza responsible for 1 sack allowed in my Sackwatch series, I have de la Puente down for giving up 3.5 sacks and Groy down for 1 sack allowed in is limited time.
Terms of Garza's contract are unknown at this point, but odds are the deal wouldn't hamper the new regime if they decide to go a different direction in 2015.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Quote from Phil Emery in the Bears' release about re-signing Roberto Garza <a href="http://t.co/CIKZ85GJUR">pic.twitter.com/CIKZ85GJUR</a></p>— Kevin Fishbain (@kfishbain) <a href="https://twitter.com/kfishbain/status/548581286705897472">December 26, 2014</a></blockquote>
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What are your thoughts on Garza's one year deal?