Lake Forest, IL (Sports Network) - Chicago Bears quarterback Josh McCown was
among the final roster cuts made by the club on Friday.
McCown played in three games last season for the Bears and threw for 414
yards, two touchdowns and four interceptions. A third round selection in 2002,
McCown has spent time with Arizona, Detroit, Oakland, Carolina and Chicago
over his nine-year NFL career.
Chicago also acquired corner back Sherrick McManis from the Houston Texans in
exchange for fullback Tyler Clutts.
Other roster casualties included the following players: running back Armando
Allen, receivers Joe Anderson, Terriun Crump and Brittany Golden, tackle Cory
Brandon, A.J. Greene, Greg McCoy and James Brown, cornerbacks Cornelius Brown
and Isaiah Frey, guard Ricky Henry, safety Mark LeGree, defensive tackle
Jordan Miller, tight end Brandon Venson, defensive end Aston Whiteside and
linebacker Jabara Williams.
Chicago also terminated the contract of the following veteran players:
linebacker Xavier Adibi, defensive end Chauncey Davis, receiver Rashied Davis,
and defensive back Jonathan Wilhite. Defensive tackle Nate Collins was placed
on the reserve/suspended list.
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