(CBS) The Bears have waived receiver Santonio Holmes, they announced Tuesday afternoon, opening a roster spot to for receiver Marquess Wilson, who can be activated from the injured reserve/designated to return list at any time now.
Chicago also signed receiver Rashad Lawrence to the practice squad and terminated the contract of linebacker Terrell Manning on the practice squad.READ MORE: 1 Person Dead, Another Injured In 4 Car Crash In Waukegan
Holmes was Chicago’s third receiver, but he was rarely used in the offense. He had just eight catches for 67 yards in nine games as quarterback Jay Cutler rarely looked his way. Holmes was also the Bears’ punt returner.READ MORE: Woman, 2 Children In Hospital After Building Fire In Homan Square
Wilson was lauded for his strong start to training camp before breaking his collarbone while diving for a pass in an early August practice. He’s missed the season’s first nine games.MORE NEWS: Cook County Sheriff's Officer Fires Shots During Attempted Traffic Stop: Police
Manning has appeared in three games for the Bears this season and nine contests during his three-year NFL career.