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Enis Willing To Sit Out Season

Chicago Bears first-round draft pick Curtis Enis says he'll sit out the season if he doesn't get what he considers a fair contract.

The running back said he told agent Greg Feste he will simply re-enter the draft next year.

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"There's no pressure or any pain, it's just being patient," he said Thursday in an interview with Houston TV station KRIV.

Feste, who has blamed the Bears for the contract impasse, said sitting out is the only option for a rookie.

"If you can't come to terms with the team then the client has the option to sit out and try again the following year," Feste said.

The former Penn State standout missed the Nittany Lions' bowl game last season after being suspended for dealing with an agent.

Enis said his strategy was not affected by the fact that the Bears had signed running back Bam Morris.

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