(CBS) The Bears have released second-year tight end Evan Rodriguez.

The release comes in the wake of Rodriguez’s second arrest this offseason.

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The 24-year-old tight end out of Temple was arrested in March for disorderly conduct and again in May for DUI.

Following Rodriguez’s DUI arrest, he released the following statement:

”I am deeply sorry for the incident that occurred the other night. I want to apologize to the entire Bears organization, my teammates, coaches and Bears fans everywhere. I realize that I made a very poor decision. I know that more is expected of me and that I let a lot of people down that are counting on me. I will make positive changes in my life so that this doesn’t happen again.”

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Speaking to the media last week, Bears general manager Phil Emery said he was “disappointed” in Rodriguez.

“Evan is a very likeable guy,” Emery said. “We have talked. Disappointed. I would use the word extremely.”

The Bears drafted Rodriguez in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

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The team also signed wide receiver Devin Aromashodu, wide receiver Jerrell Jackson and fullback Tony Fiammetta. The Bears also waived wide receivers Demetrius Fields and Dale Moss.