When Sedrick Ellis retired at the start of training camp, the Bears signed Jamaal Anderson to shore up their defensive line. Today, the Anderson era ended before it really began (and before he could get an actual Bears' action photo in the hopper):
Bears released DE Jamaal Anderson.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 17, 2013
Anderson was more of a camp body to begin with, so this really isn't a huge loss as far as the team goes. Anderson was a former first-round pick of the Falcons signed on July 25th to a one-year deal; he was cut on July 10th from the Bengals.