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Bears plan to sign kicker Chris Blewitt after he emerges from group tryout at Halas Hall

The Bears' search for a kicker continued Wednesday at Halas Hall with the second known group tryout, and former University of Pittsburgh kicker Chris Blewitt emerged from the pack.

Blewitt, a free agent without NFL experience, won Jamie Kohl's field-goal competition last month in Phoenix, and the Bears intend to sign him to a contract, according to a source.

The highlight of Blewitt's college career came as

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