Bears wide receiver Rashied Davis told the Chicago Tribune that he was released Wednesday morning, opening the door for Dane Sanzenbacher to make the 53-man roster.
Davis has never been an elite wide receiver, but he is a key special teams performer, which immediately makes him the favorite to make the team as the team’s sixth wide receiver.
Defensive back Corey Graham will re-sign with the Chicago Bears, a league source told the Chicago Tribune Saturday.
Bears wide receiver Rashied Davis has agreed to a one-year deal with the Detroit Lions, according to published reports.
A number of Bears remain unsigned, including center Oline Kreutz, linebacker Nick Roach, defensive tackle Anthony Adams, wide receiver Rashied Davis and punter Brad Maynard.
Just because there can be no official team workouts during the lockout doesn’t mean that the players haven’t been getting together to prepare for the upcoming season. And when Bears players have, they’ve seen a fully recovered Jay Cutler.
A lot of Bears were in town yesterday to support Rashied Davis’ charity endeavor. Davis has started a “Saturday Club” for kids to help broaden their education and social awareness.
The NFL’s owners, by a vote of 26-6 decided to make several rule changes for next season. Among these changes was moving kickoffs to the 35-yard line, their reasoning was player safety.
Thursday afternoon the NFL and players’ union announced a 24-hour extension of the current collective bargaining agreement. The extension opened up the possibility of avoiding a lock out of any length.
Bears wide receiver Rashied Davis joined Laurence Holmes to discuss his brilliant special teams play during the Bears 38-34 win over the New York Jets on Sunday.