With the first round of cuts upcoming, the Chicago Bears have waived the following players:
The team has also waived the following vested veterans:
There are no real surprises with this group of nine cuts. Collins never appeared fully recovered from the ACL tear he suffered last season. Wilson was worth a shot but he just didn't show the movement and speed needed to play in the NFL.
Chicago's roster is now down to 81 active players.
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