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Bears terminate 2-time Pro Bowl cornerback Tim Jennings' contract

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LAKE FOREST, Illinois — The Chicago Bears terminated two-time Pro Bowl cornerback ' contract Sunday and placed safety on season-ending injured reserve because of a hip problem.

The 31-year-old Jennings had a guaranteed base salary of $4.4 million this year.

Jennings led the NFL with nine interceptions in 2012 and had four in 2013, earning Pro Bowl honors in both seasons. He started all 16 games last season and had arthroscopic knee surgery in the offseason.

The Bears also moved , the wide receiver from West Virginia drafted in the first round, to the reserve/physically-unable-to-perform list because of a stress fracture in his left shin; waived tight ends and , wide receivers , and , safety , cornerback , offensive tackle , defensive end , and long snapper ; and terminated running back ' contract.

The moves cut the roster to 76.

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