Bears cut ties with DL Jamaal Anderson

Bears cut ties with DL Jamaal Anderson
August 17, 2013, 2:30 pm
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Tony Andracki

The Bears released defensive lineman Jamaal Anderson Saturday, according to a report.

The Bears signed the 2007 first-round pick to help provide veteran depth at defensive end after he appeared in 77 games over six years with the Falcons, Colts and Bengals.

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Anderson's departure also bodes well for Cornelius Washington, a sixth-round draft pick this year. The Bears already have perennial Pro Bowler Julius Peppers anchoring one lineman position, with Northwestern product Corey Wootton and 2012 first-rounder Shea McClellin rotating in as well.