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Chicago Bears elevate WR Daniel Braverman to active roster

The Chicago Bears have elevated WR Daniel Braverman to the active roster, taking the roster spot of LB Danny Trevathan, who has been placed on IR.

LAKE FOREST, IL — The Chicago Bears have signed WR Daniel Braverman to the active roster, signed TE Justin Perillo to the practice squad and placed LB Danny Trevathan on reserve/injured.

Braverman was a 7th round pick (230th overall) by the Chicago Bears in the 2016 NFL Draft out of Western Michigan. He started 27-of-37 games over three seasons at Western Michigan (2012, 2014-15), hauling in 213 passes for 2,509 yards (11.8 avg) and 19 touchdowns. He also posted 76 yards on 12 rush attempts (6.3 avg). On special teams, Braverman posted 24 punt returns for 109 yards (4.5 avg) and 15 kickoff returns for 312 yards (20.8 avg). He has spent the entire 2016 season on the Bears practice squad.

Perillo has appeared in 20 games with one start, notching 15 receptions for 137 yards (9.1 avg) and one touchdown in three seasons with the Green Bay Packers (2014-16). He owns four catches for 35 yards (8.8 avg) in nine games with one start in 2016. The Maine alum originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Packers in 2014.

Trevathan has started 40-of-59 career contests with the Denver Broncos (2012-15) and Chicago Bears (2016), producing 341 tackles, four sacks, five interceptions – including one returned for a touchdown, 22 pass breakups, 12 TFLs, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. He tallied 66 tackles, one sack, four pass breakups and one TFL while starting eight of nine games in his first season as a Bear. Trevathan originally entered the NFL as a 6th round pick (188th overall) in the 2012 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos out of Kentucky.


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