Bears sign S Dixon, waive CB Hurst

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears have signed safety Ahmad Dixon off the Minnesota Vikings’ practice squad and waived cornerback Demontre Hurst.

Dixon was a seventh-round draft pick by Dallas this year after playing at Baylor. He got waived by the Cowboys at the end of the preseason and was signed to the Vikings’ practice squad last week.

Hurst made his first NFL appearance in Sunday’s overtime loss to Buffalo, playing on special teams, after spending last season on Chicago’s practice squad.

The Bears announced the moves on Monday.

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