Danny McCray Signs with Bears - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Blue Star
The center of the Dallas Cowboys universe

Danny McCray Signs with Bears

McCray spent the past four seasons with the Cowboys



    The Dallas Cowboys lost another defender to free agency on Tuesday, when safety and special teams ace Danny McCray agreed to a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears.

    The Cowboys picked McCray up as an undrafted free agent out of LSU back in 2010 and, in the four seasons since, he’s recorded 119 tackles and three pass break-ups in 60 games played.

    McCray’s most productive season came in 2012 when, after starter Barry Church suffered a torn Achilles in Week 3, he finished with 71 tackles and a pair of passes defended. A good deal of this production came when McCray stepped into the starting role for a few weeks after Church’s injury. McCray was eventually demoted and even took a pay-cut to remain with the team in 2013.

    With the signing, McCray will be reunited with former Cowboys special teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis.

    Stay on top of the latest Dallas Cowboys news with NBCDFW.com. Follow NBC DFW on Facebook or have breaking Cowboys news sent directly to your phone with Blue Star SMS alerts. Text "bluestar" to 622339 (NBCDFW) to subscribe, text HELP for more info, and text STOP to end the subscription. Message and data rates may apply.Read more about it here.