LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears signed safety Shamiel Gary to a one-year contract Wednesday.

Gary entered the NFL this season as an undrafted free agent with the New England Patriots. He made 47 appearances at Oklahoma State (2012-13) and Wyoming (2009-10), recording 311 tackles, six interceptions, 26 passes breakups and one forced fumble.

The Bears also signed defense end David Bass to the practice squad. He appeared in 13 games last season, finishing with 20 1/2 tackles, a sack and an interception return for a touchdown.