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By PFW staff

The Bears have locked up veteran C Roberto Garza for two more seasons. The team announced Tuesday that Garza signed a two-year extension that runs through 2013.

According to ESPNChicago.com, the extension is worth $6.55 million with $2.6 million guaranteed.

Garza moved to center in training camp after the team did not re-sign Olin Kruetz. Garza played guard prior to 2011.

The 11-year veteran is a captain and has started 124 games in his career. He started every game from 2006-2009. Garza has allowed one sack this year and has yet to be penalized for a false start.

The way we see it

At least a couple Bears players have made public their unhappiness with their contract situations this season, but Garza has gone about his business without complaint and received a well-deserved reward. Garza is a solid and very dependable veteran.

It's a good move for the Bears and buys them more time to look for a longer-term option at the position. There is no young prospect waiting in the wings to take over at center.

 

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