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Bears cut Kellen Davis

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It’s spring cleaning time in the NFL.  And in with the new means out with the old.

For the Bears, the arrival of free-agent tight end Martellus Bennett means that tight end Kellen Davis is no longer needed.

Per a league source, Davis has been cut.

The five-year veteran has been a full-time starter the past two seasons.  But he had been plagued by drops, and now he has been dropped.

He was due to earn a base salary of $2.4 million salary in 2013.  He now becomes an unrestricted free agent.

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17 Responses to “Bears cut Kellen Davis”
  1. breadslicer says: Mar 13, 2013 10:04 AM

    Me bear. Me cut!

  2. NoDecaf says: Mar 13, 2013 10:07 AM

    Just one bear?

  3. eatitfanboy says: Mar 13, 2013 10:07 AM

    How many times are we going to read about promising recievers and tight ends who “are plagued by drops”?

    This drives me nuts. Holding on to the ball is the key to the position, and so many guys making a living at the position stink at it.

    It’s like NBA players shooting 50% from the free throw line. Why would you go through your whole career with such a glaring hole in your game?

    Where is the professional pride? Why would they accept this weakness? Say what you want about Tiki Barber, but he got sick and tired of his fumbling reputation and he took care of it.

    It’s not rocket science, figure out what you are doing wrong and fix it. You’re supposed to be the best in the world at what you do, for god’s sake.

  4. blars82 says: Mar 13, 2013 10:13 AM

    Finally!!! But I’m sure other teams will sweep him up quickly. Who doesn’t want a brick-handed TE that falls down on half of his routes?

  5. poridge1214 says: Mar 13, 2013 10:15 AM

    Intead of stressing the importance of being the first to report something, spend another half-second to spell-check.

  6. johnnysoup1 says: Mar 13, 2013 10:17 AM

    Good riddance

  7. flavordave says: Mar 13, 2013 10:19 AM

    Eagles might sign him for the scout team. He isnt skilled enough to be one of our backup TEs.

  8. len462 says: Mar 13, 2013 10:20 AM

    Well at least they got rid of the guy who drops a lot a passes and replaced him with a guy that… Well, at least they still have Brandon Marshall.

  9. rereynol says: Mar 13, 2013 10:28 AM

    Looked like Tarzan. Played like Jane.

  10. bears4life says: Mar 13, 2013 10:38 AM

    My only question is, what took so long? He should’ve been cut after the Green Bay game! This made my day!

  11. larryboodry says: Mar 13, 2013 10:59 AM

    ‘Bout damn time…And now, some other team will look at his size and say, ‘We can fix him!’

    They will be disappointed.

  12. metalhead65 says: Mar 13, 2013 11:11 AM

    if anyone signs this clown for more than the league min. then that gm should lose his job immediately. this guy had every chance to prove himself and failed miserably. when you get cut by a team as desperate for a tight as the bears were then you know you suck! in the end they only asked the biggest guy on the field(davis) to be a red zone receiver and he could not do that. just a pitiful excuse of a footbal player.

  13. unbearablemonster says: Mar 13, 2013 12:04 PM

    should never have got rid of olsen

  14. dabears7190 says: Mar 13, 2013 12:24 PM

    I had hopes a few years ago that he would amount to something. Oh, he amounted to something alright, and it rhymes with a bile of spit.

    Good riddance!

  15. readyhang says: Mar 13, 2013 12:27 PM

    Really thought he would turn into a valuable weapon, but “Old Stone Hands” won’t be missed.

  16. louiespoon says: Mar 13, 2013 12:31 PM

    Why are people still harping on Olsen being traded? It was three years ago, let it go. That GM and coordinator are gone now….

  17. filthymcnasty1 says: Mar 13, 2013 6:30 PM

    I thought he was supposed to be better than Finley. What happened?

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