The Bears have seemingly been rebuffed in their pursuit of Robbie Gould, and they weren’t able to draft a kicker over the weekend.
That will not keep them from continuing their search for someone to replace Cody Parkey.
Via Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times, the Bears will have five kickers at their rookie minicamp this weekend.
The are signing San Diego State’s John Baron II, and four other kickers are reportedly going to be with them for tryouts.
That group includes Minnesota State-Mankato punter/kicker Casey Bednarski, Minnesota kicker Emmit Carpenter, McNeese State punter/kicker Alex Kjellsten, and Purdue kicker Spencer Evans.
‘‘’Thorough’ is the word I want to use,’’ General Manager Ryan Pace said of their search. ‘‘ ‘Thorough.’ Like…