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Bears bring back Kyle Adams, dump Jonathan Scott

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On Monday, the Bears cut Kyle Adams.  On Tuesday, they brought him back.

The third year pro from Purdue, who has appeared in 23 games for the Bears over his first two seasons, apparently became expendable when the Bears traded for veteran tight end Dante Rosario.  A day later, the Bears opted to bring Adams back — and to get rid of veteran tackle Jonathan Scott.

Scott joined the Bears last year after spending time with the Lions, Bills, and Steelers.  He appeared in 12 games, with seven starts.

Since Scott is a vested veteran, his full salary of $715,000 would have been as a practical matter guaranteed if he had been on the Week One roster.

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5 Responses to “Bears bring back Kyle Adams, dump Jonathan Scott”
  1. maddenboy says: Sep 3, 2013 11:20 PM

    1) What position does he play?

    2) Isnt he NOW on the week one roster?

  2. opietaylor says: Sep 4, 2013 1:08 AM

    Jon’s knee is thrashed. Tough break for a good dude

  3. larryboodry says: Sep 4, 2013 8:53 AM

    Adams is solid, glad they brought him back…Scott will find a home somewhere.

  4. respectgsh says: Sep 4, 2013 1:13 PM

    Rosario isn’t ready and this potentially saves the Bears $. Tough break for Jonathan Scott though.

  5. esplife03 says: Sep 4, 2013 1:26 PM

    Scott will more than likely be brought back after week one, if he was on the squad week 1 his contract would be guaranteed. With his knee, that’s the last thing the Bears would want. Kind of cut-throat but makes sense to me

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