Chicago Bears Roster Cuts – Full List

Today the Chicago Bears released a full list of players cut, waived or placed on the IR/PUP lists. Expect the final chicago bears roster and depth chart to be released in the coming days leading up to the Colts game.


Friday, August 31, 2012


LAKE FOREST, IL – The Chicago Bears have acquired CB Sherrick McManis from the Houston Texans today in exchange for FB Tyler Clutts.

McManis has appeared in 23 games over two seasons with Houston after being selected by the Texans in the fifth round (144th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. The 6-1, 193-pound corner out of Northwestern had two tackles and one interception with the Texans. On special teams, McManis had 16 tackles, 11 kickoff returns for 230 yards (20.9 ypr) and a forced fumble.

The Bears have also waived the following players:


Armando Allen RB Notre Dame

Joe Anderson WR Texas Southern

Cory Brandon T Oklahoma

Cornelius Brown CB Texas El-Paso

James Brown T Troy

Terriun Crump WR Western Illinois

Isaiah Frey CB Nevada

Brittan Golden WR West Texas A&M

A.J. Greene T Auburn
Ricky Henry G Nebraska

Mark LeGree S Appalachian State

Greg McCoy CB/KR Texas Christian

Jordan Miller DT Southern

Brandon Venson TE Illinois State

Aston Whiteside DE Abilene Christian

Jabara Williams LB Stephen F. Austin

The Bears have terminated the contract of the following vested veteran:


Xavier Adibi LB Virginia Tech

Chauncey Davis DE Florida State

Rashied Davis WR San Jose State

Josh McCown QB Sam Houston State

Jonathan Wilhite DB Auburn

The following player has been placed on the Reserve/Suspended List:


Nate Collins DT Virginia (One game)

The Bears roster now stands at 53 players.

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