Bears Make Second Cuts

Published 08/30 2013 04:18PM

Updated 11/26 2013 02:22AM

The Chicago Bears made a series of roster moves after their last preseason game. They now have 58 players on the roster, and must get down to 53 by August 31.

The most notable cut was former starting left tackle J'Marcus Webb. Webb had started 44 games over the last three seasons covering Jay Cutler's blindside, but lost his spot earlier in camp to rookie tackle Jordan Mills.

Special teams ace Armando Allen was cut as well - it appears the Bears will play LSU rookie Michael Ford in Allen's place both as a returner and gunner on special teams. Tight end Fendi Onobun got as much reps as any other player during Bears camp and preseason games, but couldn't make the most of it, also a victim of roster cuts.

Chicago also terminated the contract of three recently signed players. Quarterbacks Jordan Palmer and Trent Edwards were released, as well as guard Edwin Williams.

A full list of roster cuts includes:
        - Armando Allen (RB)
        - Derek Dennis (G)
        - Jerry Franklin (LB)
        - Brittan Golden (WR)
        - Brandon Hartson (LS)
        - Demontre Hurst (CB)
        - Josh Lenz (WR)
        - Tom Nelson (S)
        - Fendi Onobun (TE)
        - Christian Tupou (DT)
        - Harvey Unga (FB)
        - J'Marcus Webb (T)
        - Aston Whiteside (DE)
        - Josh Williams (DE)

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