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Bears Cuts 2021 Tracker Ahead of 53-Man Roster Deadline

Bears cuts tracker ahead of 53-man roster deadline originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

It's NFL roster cut down day, which means franchises around the country will have to trim their training camp rosters from 80 players to 53.

And that includes the Chicago Bears.

To get to last week's 80-player roster limit, the Bears waived offensive lineman Badara Traore, offensive lineman Dareuan Parker and running back CJ Marable. Veteran defensive lineman Mike Pennel and safety Jordan Lucas were placed on injured reserve, ending their seasons.

The Bears also waived Javon Wims on Thursday, bringing their roster to 79 players heading into Monday.

RELATED: Bears 53-man roster projections before final preseason game

As the roster is trimmed ahead of the deadline, which is Tuesday, August 31 at 3 p.m. CT, we'll post updates below.

Tuesday, 11:20 AM

The Bears will waive offensive lineman Dieter Eiselen, per Brad Biggs.

Tuesday, 11:17 AM

The Bears plan to cut running back Artavis Pierce, per Patrick Finley.

Monday, 5:46 PM

The Bears will waive wide receiver Chris Lacy, per Patrick Finley.

Monday, 5:46 PM

The Bears will waive defensive back Dionte Ruffin, per Jason Lieser.

Monday, 2:37 PM

The Bears informed defensive lineman and undrafted rookie Daniel Archibong he will be placed on waivers, per Brad Biggs.

Monday, 2:33 PM

The Bears informed offensive lineman Adam Redmond and tight end Scooter Harrington they will be placed on waivers, per Brad Biggs.

Bears Roster

Here is the roster going into cut deadline day (cuts will be updated with a strike through)

Quarterback (3): Andy Dalton, Justin Fields, Nick Foles

Running back (5): David Montgomery, Damien Williams, Khalil Herbert, Ryan Nall, Artavis Pierce

Wide Receivers (10): Allen Robinson, Darnell Mooney, Marquise Goodwin, Damiere Byrd, Riley Ridley, Rodney Adams, Dazz Newsome, Jon'Vea Johnson, Isaiah Coulter, Chris Lacy

Tight Ends (6): Jimmy Graham, Cole Kmet, Jesse James, J.P. Holtz, Jesper Horsted, Scooter Harrington

Offensive Lineman (14): Germain Ifedi, James Daniels, Sam Mustipher, Cody Whitehair, Elijah Wilkinson, Jason Peters, Teven Jenkins, Larry Borom, Arlington Hambright, Dieter Eiselen, Alex Bars, Lachavious Simmons, Tyrone Wheatley, Jr., Adam Redmond

Defensive Lineman (8): Akiem Hicks, Angelo Blackson, LaCale London, Eddie Goldman, Khyiris Tonga, Bilal Nichols, Mario Edwards, Jr., Daniel Archibong

Outside Linebackers (7): Khalil Mack, Robert Quinn, Trevis Gipson, Jeremiah Attaochu, Jame Vaughters, Sam Kamara, Charles Snowden

Inside Linebackers (7): Danny Trevathan, Roquan Smith, Christian Jones, Alec Ogletree, Josh Woods, Joel Iylegbuniwe, Caleb Johnson

Cornerback (9): Jaylon Johnson, Desmond Trufant, Kindle Vildor, Artie Burns, Thomas Graham, Jr., Duke Shelley, Tre Roberson, Xavier Crawford, Dionte Ruffin

Safety (6): Eddie Jackson, Tashaun Gipson, Sr., DeAndre Houston-Carson, Deon Bush, Teez Tabor, Marqui Christian

Kicker (2): Cairo Santos, Brian Johnson

Punter (1): Pat O'Donnell

Long Snapper (1): Patrick Scales

Tarik Cohen has been on the PUP list and held out of all of preseason, with no timeline for a return.

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