The Chicago Bears have officially released wide receiver Earl Bennett, while signing safeties Craig Steltz and Danny McCray.
The Chicago Bears asked Earl Bennett to take a pay cut and he reportedly decline. He's expected to be released, which will save the club $2.45 million in cap space in 2014.
The Bears are hosting free-agent wide receiver Domenik Hixon today. While he's not a superstar, the team's interest in Hixon doesn't bode well for Earl Bennett and his $2.45 million contract.
Bears slot receiver Earl Bennett will not play today against the Packers, plus the rest of the inactive lists for both Chicago and Green Bay.
December 29, 2013
Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett, who has been recovering from a concussion the past month, is hopeful he can play this Sunday in the regular season opener against the Bengals.
September 3, 2013
The Bears are reportedly trying to trade wide receiver Earl Bennett, who could be on his way out after suffering his second concussion since December, from which he still has not recovered.
August 28, 2013
Can Bears wideout Earl Bennett, who has severely underachieved the past two seasons in Chicago, finally reach his potential as a slot receiver in Marc Trestman's new West Coast offense?