The Bears used their second selection of the sixth round to select Newsome at pick No. 221 in the 2021 NFL Draft
Spent majority of the 2021 season on the practice squad, was flexed to the active roster for two games and promoted from the practice squad prior to Week 18
Appeared in the Bears Week 15 contest vs. the Vikings as a reserve
Recorded his first-career reception in the Week 16 win at Seattle, hauling in a pass from QB Nick Foles for 10 yards. He also recorded 28 punt return yards (14.0 avg.) while filling in for the Bears injured Pro Bowl punt returner, Jakeem Grant Sr.
Promoted from the practice squad prior to the Bears Week 18 season closer at Minnesota, where he recorded 47 punt return yards and one reception for 13 yards vs. the Vikings
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