Mannelly hoping to return to Bears

Updated 4/9/2014 8:53 AM

For the past 16 seasons, Patrick Mannelly has been the Bears' long-snapper, playing in a team-record 245 games. Currently an unrestricted free agent, Mannelly is hoping to be back with the Bears for a 17th season if his surgical hip continues to respond to the treatment and rehabiliation process that began shortly after his January procedure.

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