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Bears promote defensive end Cheta Ozougwu from practice squad

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The Bears have brought up defensive end Cheta Ozougwu from the practice squad, the club said Saturday afternoon.

The move to promote Ozougwu comes with starting defensive end Shea McClellin doubtful with a hamstring injury.

Ozougwu, 24, played in two regular-season games for the Bears in 2012, notching three tackles. The Bears waived him from their roster on Sept. 1, 2013, then signed him to the practice squad 23 days later.

To make room for Ozougwu on the roster, the Bears released linebacker Larry Grant.

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4 Responses to “Bears promote defensive end Cheta Ozougwu from practice squad”
  1. bla bla bla says: Nov 16, 2013 4:00 PM

    “Bears demote Cheta Ozougwu to active roster.”


  2. magnusmagnolius says: Nov 16, 2013 4:02 PM

    How could you not mention that he is the 2011 Mr. Irrelevant? Quite an omission.

  3. midwaymonster72 says: Nov 16, 2013 4:58 PM


  4. larryboodry says: Nov 16, 2013 8:03 PM

    Oh, goody!

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