The Bears, They Are a Changin' - NBC Chicago

The Bears, They Are a Changin'



    You'll need a scorecard, or at least a dry erase board to keep track of the changes the Bears have made overhauling their roster.

    Since the start of NFL Free Agency on Friday, the Chicago Bears have re-signed six of their own players:

    • DT Anthony Adams
    • CB Corey Graham
    • QB Caleb Hanie (RFA)
    • LB Nick Roach
    • RB Kahlil Bell (exclusive rights)
    • C Edwin Williams (exclusive rights)

    Seven of the eight Unrestricted Free Agents signed were with other teams with the exception of Fullback Will Ta'ufo'ou, who was with Chicago last season:

    • FB Will Ta'ufo'ou (Bears)
    • RB Marion Barber (Cowboys)
    • DT Amobi Okoye (Texans)
    • DE Vernon Gholston (Jets)
    • WR Roy Williams (Cowboys)
    • WR Sam Hurd (Cowboys)
    • P Adam Podlesh (Jaguars)
    • TE Matt Spaeth (Steelers)

    Gone from the Bears sidelines this training camp are 15 players, three of whom signed elsewhere, Two who were traded, one released:

    • WR Devin Aromashodu (Vikings)
    • S Josh Bullocks (unsigned)
    • TE Des Clark (unsigned)
    • QB Todd Collins (unsigned)
    • WR Rashied Davis (Lions)
    • DT Tommie Harris (released)
    • LB Brian Iwuh (unsigned)
    • C Olin Kreutz (unsigned)
    • S Danieal Manning (Texans)
    • P Brad Maynard (unsigned)
    • LB Pisa Tinoisamoa (unsigned)
    • LB Rod Wilson (unsigned)
    • RB Garrett Wolfe (unsigned)
    • TE Greg Olsen (traded Carolina)
    • TE Brandon Manumaleuna (released/failed physical)