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Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports that the Bears brought in a number of free agent punters for workouts on Tuesday including: Chris Kluwe, Brian Moorman and Mat McBriar.
Biggs adds that Drew Butler, the son of former Bears kicker Kevin Butler, T.J. Conley and Tress Way were also a part of Tuesday’s workout.
Chicago’s current punter, Adam Podlesh, put forth a poor effort against the Detroit Lions, which was evident by his 28.8 net average on Sunday. Podlesh is currently ranked as the worst punt in the league by Pro Football Focus.
Bringing in six punters is a pretty clear indication that Podlesh’s time with the Bears is likely coming to an end.
Kluwe, 31, has been released by the Vikings and Raiders in just a matter of months. This is the first tryout we’ve heard about since his most recent release.
We’ll have more regarding the Bears’ punting situation as the news is available.
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The Detroit Lions brought Marc Trestman and the Chicago Bears offense back to earth. QB Jay Cutler looked bad, but was under the weather. WR Brandon Marshall looks to be slowing down, however, bookend WR Alshon Jeffrey seems to be blossoming.
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Chicago Bears, will continue to wait until the offseason to sign quarterback Jay Cutler to a contract extension.
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The Detroit Lions are really feeling themselves these days.
So much so that regardless of what happens with team bully/defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, their executive branch has the nerve to call the Chicago Bears” thugs.”
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