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Chicago Bears Cut Mark Bradley, Sign Marcus Hamilton

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Maybe the Bears liked what they saw last Sunday or maybe Brandon Lloyd's big day has jaded them into thinking they don't need extra wide receivers.  The Bears have waived Mark Bradley.

Bradley did not have a reception while appearing in two of the Bears’ first three games this season, playing primarily on special teams. His departure leaves the Bears with just four healthy receivers: Lloyd, Booker, Rashied Davis and rookie Earl Bennett. Devin Hester's status for Sunday night's home game against the Philadelphia Eagles is unknown after he missed the Buccaneers game with a rib injury.


Sackman, who posted this first in the Fan Posts section doesn't like the move and while I will reserve my opinion for later, I see two sides to this.  Initially I say with the receiver crew we have why are we letting anybody go without bringing in somebody.  Also Hester is banged up.  On the other hand the Bears have too many players they don't know what to do with.  If this new guy can make an immediate impact on special teams, maybe this is for the best.

The Bears cut Bradley to make room for CB Marcus Hamilton.

The seventh-round draft pick from Virginia forced the Bears to punt on their first two possessions of the second half by breaking up third-down passes intended for Brandon Lloyd and Marty Booker.