The Bears on Saturday re-signed veteran defensive tackle Mike Pennel Jr. to the practice squad and flexed Pennel and center/guard Dieter Eiselen from the practice squad to the active roster.

Pennel, whose contract was terminated Friday, originally signed with the Bears June 13. He has appeared in 101 NFL games with 16 starts over eight seasons with the Packers (2014-16), Jets (2017-18), Chiefs (2019-2020) and Falcons (2021). The 6-4, 330-pounder has recorded 176 tackles, eight tackles-for-loss and two sacks.