Paul Lasike signs NFL futures contract

Paul Lasike celebrates a touchdown in pre-season while playing for Arizona. Photo / AP
Paul Lasike celebrates a touchdown in pre-season while playing for Arizona. Photo / AP

Kiwi NFL prospect Paul Lasike will continue to vie for a permanent roster spot through the offseason.

The running back has been signed on a futures contract with the Chicago Bears, giving them full rights for Lasike should they wish to sign him next season and beyond.

Lasike was in the Bears' practice squad for a large part of the just-completed season.

- NZ Herald

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