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Chicago Bears waive 4, add another UDFA

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Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday the Chicago Bears announced the signing of three undrafted free agents following their rookie minicamp. Defensive lineman Kenton Adeyemi from Connecticut, wide out Kieren Duncan from Colorado State Peublo and punter Ben LeCompte from North Dakota State all impressed enough to be given professional contracts.

Today the Bears announced one more UDFA signing and the release of four players to accommodate the additions. The Bears signed Donovan Williams, a 6'2", 318 pound offensive guard/center from Louisiana-Lafayette. Williams played and started in the 2016 NFLPA Bowl, a post college all star game that also featured Bears' UDFA  Adrian Bellard on the o-line.

To make room for the four new players, the Bears released center/guard Dan Bucholz, tight end Marcus Lucas, defensive tackle Bruce Gaston and wide receiver Nathan Palmer.

Bucholz was just signed as an undrafted free agent after the 2016 NFL Draft, so I'd wager to guess that Williams outplayed him at rookie minicamp.

Gaston actually played in nine games for the Bears last year, picking up a sack. I thought the 24 year old had a shot at sticking on the 53 man roster this year.

What are your thoughts on these latest moves?