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Bears expected to promote WR Braverman, sign TE Perillo

After 10 drops against Tennessee two pass catchers are added

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The time has finally come.

Every Bears’ fan favorite short, quick, white wide receiver has finally gotten the call up to the active roster.

That’s right.

According to Chicago Sun-Times reporter Adam Jahns, the Bears are going to promote WR Daniel Braverman to the active roster.

Braverman was a Bears’ seventh round draft selection this year. He is best fit, at 5’10” and 178 lbs., as a slot receiver.

All throughout the offseason programming and training camp coaches raved about Braverman’s work ethic and flash in practice, however once the games came, Braverman somewhat disappeared, struggling to get open against NFL caliber DBs.

Braverman was cut in the final roster trims and added to the practice squad the next day. Coaches have still raved about him throughout the season and after a record 10 drops against the Titans, Bears coaches have finally decided to give the Western Michigan product a shot.

Braverman caught 109 passes for 1,367 and 13 TDs in Kalamazoo last year.

Chicago Tribune reporter Brad Biggs said that the Bears are also expected to sign TE Justin Perillo following a try out of several players, including three TEs.

Perillo has appeared in 19 games over three seasons, all with Green Bay where he caught 15 passes for 137 yards and a touchdown.

What can be expected from Braverman? Will he be able to get open against NFL starters?