The Bears on Saturday reached the NFL’s mandatory 53-man roster limit by waiving 21 players including offensive lineman Josh Beekman, safety Al Afalava, special teams standout Tim Shaw, defensive lineman Jarron Gilbert and wide receiver Juaquin Iglesias.
They also terminated the contract of tight end Richard Angulo, a vested veteran.
Other players waived were quarterback Dan LeFevour, fullback Eddie Williams, receivers Freddie Barnes and Greg Mathews, tackles James Marten and Levi Horn, center Tim Walter, defensive end Barry Turner, defensive tackles Edwin Williams and Mick Williams, linebackers Kevin Malast and Kelvin Smith, cornerbacks Cornelius Brown and Woodny Turenne and safeties Quentin Scott and Aaron Webster.
UPDATE: We've added the current roster after the jump. There are subject to be a few changes, but this is the "final" roster that the Bears have reported to the league.
QB (3): Jay Cutler, Todd Collins, Caleb Hanie
RB (4): Matt Forte, Chester Taylor, Kahlil Bell, Garrett Wolfe
WR (5): Johnny Knox, Devin Hester, Devin Aromashodu, Rashied Davis, Earl Bennett
TE (4): Greg Olsen, Brandon Manumaleuna, Desmond Clark, Kellen Davis
OL (8): Chris Williams, Roberto Garza, Olin Kreutz, Lance Louis, Frank Omiyale, Kevin Shaffer, J'Marcus Webb, Johan Asiata
DL (9): Julius Peppers, Tommie Harris, Anthony Adams, Israel Idonije, Mark Anderson, Matt Toeaina, Henry Melton, Marcus Harrison, Corey Wootton
LB (6): Brian Urlacher, Lance Briggs, Pisa Tinoisamoa, Hunter Hillenmeyer, Nick Roach, Brian Iwuh
CB (6): Charles Tillman, Zack Bowman, Corey Graham, D.J, Moore, Tim Jennings, Josh Moore
S (5): Chris Harris, Danieal Manning, Major Wright, Craig Steltz, Josh Bullocks
SPEC (3): Robbie Gould, Pat Mannelly, Brad Maynard