On Monday, Sept. 3, a five-man practice squad may be established after 4:00 PM EST. To be eligible for the practice squad, a player must not have an accrued season towards free agency. If a player does have an accrued season, he still is eligible for the practice squad if he was not on the active or inactive list for more than nine regular-season games.
Bears waive five players
The Bears must trim the roster to 65 by Tuesday, August 28. The following Sunday, Sept. 2, each NFL team must narrow its roster to 53 by 4:00 PM EST.
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