Bears LB Matt Adams arrested, charged with firearm possession

CHICAGO — Bears linebacker Matt Adams was arrested and charged with misdemeanor firearm possession, Chicago police stated Friday.

Police stated they recovered a weapon throughout a search of his automobile in downtown Chicago on Thursday night. He was additionally cited for possessing a high-capacity journal throughout the metropolis limits and metal-piercing bullets, a municipal code violation. Adams has a court docket date scheduled for Aug. 24.

The Bears stated they have been made conscious of the arrest Friday morning and are “gathering extra data.”

“We are going to chorus from making any additional remark right now,” the crew added.

Adams signed with Chicago in April after spending his first 4 seasons in Indianapolis and adopted new coach Matt Eberflus to the Bears. Eberflus changed the fired Matt Nagy after spending the previous 4 seasons because the Colts’ defensive coordinator.

Chicago additionally has a brand new normal supervisor, with Ryan Poles taking up after Ryan Tempo was fired. The Bears went 6-11 final season and missed the playoffs for the ninth time in 11 years.

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