REPORT: Marcedes Lewis Makes NFL History After Signing 1-Year Deal With Chicago Bears

Marcedes Lewis has made NFL history.

Lewis signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears, setting him up for his 19th season in the NFL. He’s the longest-tenured tight end in NFL history, breaking the tie with Jason Witten and Hall of Fame Tony Gonzalez last year.

“Year 19 loading,” the Bears wrote on X/Twitter, posting a photo of Lewis signing his contract.

At age 40, Lewis is also the second-oldest player in the NFL behind New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who was his former teammate in Green Bay.

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Lewis’ best season came in 2010 while playing for the Jacksonville Jaguars where he hauled in 58 receptions for 700 yards and 10 touchdowns, which were all career-highs. he made the Pro Bowl that year and was selected Second-Team All Pro.