LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears have claimed wide receiver Josh Bellamy off waivers from the Washington Redskins, and signed free agent tight end Matthew Mulligan to a one-year deal.
The Chicago Bears have been awarded wide receiver Josh Bellamy off waivers. Bellamy played five games for the Redskins last season.
The Chicago bears claimed WR Josh Bellamy off of waivers from the Redskins, according to Brian McIntyre.
Washington announced the release of Bellamy and two other players this past Saturday.
Bellamy, 24, signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent out of Louisville back in 2012. He appeared in five games last year, but was limited to being a special teams contributor.
The Washington Redskins have been very busy in the offseason, most notably canning Mike Shanahan in favor of former Cincinnati Bengals’ offensive coordinator Jay Gruden, signing Pro Bowl defensive lineman Jason Hatcher away from the rival Dallas Cowboys and, of course, signing wide receiver DeSean Jackson after he was cut by another NFC East rival, the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Washington Redskins announced on Saturday that they have released veteran LB Josh Hull and CB Ryan Mouton, and also waived WR Josh Bellamy.
Mouton, 27, was a third-round pick of the Titans back in 2009. He signed with the Redskins in July of last year, but unfortunately missed the entire 2013 season due to a hamstring injury.
Hull, 26, was a seventh -round pick of the...
The Washington Redskins are placing injured DE Stephen Bowen [meniscus in knee] on injured reserve, ending his season.
The Redskins are also waiving DB Jerome Murphy, a special teams specialist who hasn’t been good on special teams.
Finally, the Redskins promoted WR Josh Bellamy, a 24-year-old out of Louisville who went undrafted in 2012, from the practice squad to the active roster...
Former Louisville wide receiver/cornerback Josh Bellamy has reportedly turned some heads at the Kansas City Chiefs’ OTA’s. Bellamy went undrafted, but signed a deal with the Chiefs immediately after the draft. The majority of undrafted free agents who sign with teams have a hard time making the final roster. However, Bellamy’s chances are looking pretty good.