Bear Release Safety Steltz

By Scott Leber |

Published 08/25 2014 06:49PM

Updated 08/25 2014 06:50PM

LAKE FOREST, IL – The Chicago Bears have terminated the contract of vested veteran S Craig Steltz.

Steltz appeared in 77 games with eight starts over six seasons (2008-13) with Chicago, notching 97 tackles (64 solo), one interception, two pass break ups, one sack, three forced fumbles and three tackles for losses. Steltz’s 58 career special teams tackles ranked second on the Bears since he joined the team in 2008 as a fourth round draft pick (120th overall).

Chicago’s roster is now down to 77 active players.

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