LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears offensive lineman Nate Chandler has retired at age 27.

The Bears announced the move Saturday.

Chandler appeared in 37 games with 19 starts for Carolina from 2012 to 2014. He sat out last season because of a right knee injury and joined the Bears in June.

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He played in college at UCLA and began his NFL career as a defensive tackle before switching to the offensive line in 2013. All of his starts have been on the offensive line.

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