Patriots acquire LB Jonathan Bostic from Bears

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The New England Patriots have acquired linebacker Jonathan Bostic from the Chicago Bears for an undisclosed draft pick.

A second-round draft pick in 2013, Bostic fell out of favor under new coach John Fox.

Bostic started in 17 of 29 games he played, collecting 203 1/2 tackles.

The Bears announced the deal on Tuesday.

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