Bears rookie Jaquan Brisker is expected to practice when camp starts

Rookie safety Jaquan Brisker is expected to practice with the Bears on Wednesday, a source confirmed Monday night, after resolving the impasse over his rookie contract.

The Bears have yet to announce a signing. The team’s veterans report to Halas Hall on Tuesday and the first practice will be held on Wednesday. General manager Ryan Poles and head coach Matt Eberflus will address the media Tuesday morning.

After the Bears drafted him in the second round in late April, the two sides were unable to come to an agreement on his four-year rookie deal. At issue were the guarantees the Penn State alum would receive in his third season. The Commanders gave Alabama defensive tackle Phidarian Mathis, drafted ahead of Brisker, $110,991 in third-year guarantees, according to overthecap.com. Saints cornerback Alontae Taylor, drafted one spot after Brisker, has no guaranteed money in Year 3, according to the site.

Because he wasn’t under contract, Brisker wasn’t among those who checked into Halas Hall on Saturday, the day of the Bears’ rookie report.

The second-round pick is expected to start at strong safety.

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