the republic logo

Bears release CB Hayden, OL Britton as they trim roster to 53

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

LAKE FOREST, Illinois — The Chicago Bears have released cornerback Kelvin Hayden and offensive lineman Eben Britton.

They also reached an injury settlement with safety M.D. Jennings and released defensive end Austen Lane. Receiver Chris Williams and 12 other players were waived as Chicago trimmed the roster to 53 before Saturday's deadline.

Hayden missed last season because of a torn hamstring after appearing in 16 games in 2012. Britton played in 13 games last year — his first in Chicago — but missed most of training camp and the first three preseason games with a knee injury.

Williams, a former CFL standout who was competing for spots as a return specialist and backup receiver, missed two weeks with a hamstring injury.


AP NFL websites: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP_NFL

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

All comments are moderated before posting. Your email address must be verified with Disqus in order for your comment to appear.
View our commenting guidelines and FAQ's here.

Story copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2014 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.