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Chicago Bears Transactions 2021

November
DATETRANSACTION
November 19, 2021Promoted WR Isaiah Coulter and LB Sam Kamara from the practice squad to the active roster.
November 18, 2021Promoted DT Margus Hunt from the practice squad to the active roster. Placed DB Duke Shelley on injured reserve. Signed K Brian Johnson to the practice squad.
November 14, 2021Signed LB Bruce Irvin to the practice squad. Placed OLB Danny Trevathan on injured reserve. Promoted OLB Cassius Marsh from the practice squad to the active roster. Signed LB Bruce Irvin to the practice squad.
November 3, 2021Activated OL Germain Ifedi from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Promoted LBs Cassius Marsh and Sam Kamara to the active roster from the practice squad. Waived WR Breshad Perriman.
October
DATETRANSACTION
October 31, 2021Signed RB Sam Kamara to the practice squad. Released WR Jon'Vea Johnson from the practice squad.
October 30, 2021Designated RB David Montgomery to return from injured reserve.
October 29, 2021Waived DE Sam Kamara.
October 28, 2021Signed DT LaCale London to the practice squad. Released OL Dareuan Parker.
October 27, 2021Reinstated TE Jimmy Graham from the reserve/COVID-19 list.
October 25, 2021Announced head coach Matt Nagy remains under COVID-19 protocol and special team coordinator Chris Tabor will serve as head coach for Sunday's game against San Francisco. Activated OL Larry Borom from injured reserve.
October 24, 2021Activated LB Robert Quinn and OT Elijah Wilkinson from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Placed OL Germain Ifedi on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
October 23, 2021Activated LB Caleb Johnson from the reserve/COVID-19 list.
October 22, 2021Designated OT Larry Borum to return from injured reserve to practice.
October 19, 2021Placed LB Caleb Johnson and OL Elijah Wilkinson on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Promoted OL Arlington Hambright from the practice squad to the active roster.
October 18, 2021Promoted OL Dieter Eiselen and DB Margus Hunt to the active roster as COVID-19 replacements. Activated RB Damien Williams from the COVID-19/reserve list.
October 17, 2021Placed TE Jimmy Graham on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
October 14, 2021Placed DB Deon Bush on injured reserve. Placed LB Robert Quinn on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Promoted DB Teez Tabor from the practice squad to the active roster. Signed RB Chris Thompson to the practice squad.
October 11, 2021Promoted RB Artavis Pierce (COVID-19 replacement) and OL Dieter Eiselen to the active roster from the practice squad.
October 9, 2021Placed RB Damien Williams on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
October 8, 2021Signed LBs Ledarius Mack, Rashad Smith and OL Dareuan Parker to the practice squad. Promoted RB Ryan Nall and LB Sam Kamara from the practice squad to the active roster. Placed LB Jeremiah Attaochu and OL Germain Ifedi on injured reserve.
October 4, 2021Placed RB David Montgomery on injured reserve. Activated LB Danny Trevathan from injured reserve. Promoted RB Ryan Nall to the active roster from the practice squad.
October 3, 2021Promoted RB Ryan Nall from the practice squad to the active roster.
October 2, 2021Signed WR Nsimba Webster to the practice squad. Released OT Alex Taylor from the practice squad.
September
DATETRANSACTION
September 30, 2021Waived WR Nsimba Webster. Released LB Rashad Smith from the practice squad. Signed RB Artavis Pierce to the practice squad.
September 24, 2021Designated LB Danny Trevathan to return from injured reserve to practice.
September 20, 2021Elevated DT Margus Hunt to the active roster from the practice squad.
September 18, 2021Signed LB Rashad Smith to the practice squad.
September 13, 2021Placed the OL Larry Borom on injured reserve. Elevated DL Margus Hunt and OL Alex Taylor from the practice squad.
September 10, 2021Signed OL Alex Taylor to the practice squad. Waived TE Jake Butt frpom the retirement list. Released LB Jerrell Freeman from the suspended list.
September 3, 2021Signed DTs Margus Hunt and Damion Squard to the practice squad. Released DT Auzoyah Alufohai and RB Artavis Pierce from the practice squad.
September 2, 2021Waived DT Lacale London with an injury settlement.
September 1, 2021Signed WR Breshad Perriman. Waived with an injury settlement DB Tre Roberson. Waived LB Josh Woods.
August
DATETRANSACTION
August 30, 2021Signed OL Tyrone Wheatley Jr.
August 29, 2021Signed WR Rodney Adams to the practice squad.
August 28, 2021Signed CB Artie Burns and DB Marqui Christian.
August 26, 2021Waived RBs Ryan Nall, Artavis Pierce, WR Riley Ridley, G Arlington Hambright and OLB James Vaughters. Released CBs Artie Burns, Desmond Trufant, S Marqui Christian, C Adam Redmond, WR Dazz Newsome, CB Thomas Graham Jr., WR Chris Lacy, WR Isaiah Coulter, WR Jon'Vea Johnson, C Dieter Eiselen, S Teez Tabor, TE Scooter Harrington, T Tyrone Wheatley Jr., DE Daniel Archibong, OLB Sam Kamara, LB Charles Snowden, CB Dionte Ruffin and K Brian Johnson. Waived with injury DT LaCale London and CB Tre Roberson. Placed RB Tarik Cohen on the physically unable to perform list.
August 21, 2021Waived WR Javon Wims and CB Michael Joseph. Signed DB Dionte Ruffin.
August 20, 2021Released LB Austin Calitro from IR with an injury settlement.
August 19, 2021Waived OLs Badara Traore Dareuan Parker and RB C.J. Marable. Placed DL Mike Pennel and S Jordan Lucas on IR.
August 18, 2021Activated OL Germain Ifedi from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list. Signed WR Isaiah Coulter.
August 15, 2021Released WR Thomas Ives with an injury settlement.
August 13, 2021Placed CB Michael Joseph and LB Ledarius Mack on the injured reserve list.
August 12, 2021Released WR Justin Hardy. Waived DB Michael Joseph and LB Ledarius Mack with injury designations.
August 11, 2021Waived OL Gage Cervenka, DB Dionte Ruffin and WE Jester Weah.
August 9, 2021Signed OT Jason Peters.
August 8, 2021Activated DT Eddie Goldman from the COVID-19 list. Waived WR Thomas Ives.
August 5, 2021Activated S Eddie Jackson from the non-football injury list.
August 4, 2021Activated OT Elijah Wilkinson, LB Christian Jones and LS Patrick Scales from the COVID-19 list.
August 3, 2021Signed OL Gage Cervenka.
July
DATETRANSACTION
July 30, 2021Signed LB Alec Ogletree. Placed LB Christian Jones, LS Pat Scales, DT Eddie Goldman and OL Elijah Wilkinson on the COVID-19 list.
July 29, 2021Placed DT Eddie Goldman on the COVID-19 list.
July 28, 2021Activated WR Dazz Newsome from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list.
July 23, 2021Placed S Eddie Jackson on the non-football injury list. Placed OL Germain Ifedi on the PUP list. Placed TE Jake Butt on the reserve/retired list. Signed WRs Justin Hardy and Jon'Vea Johnson. Waived DB Rojesterman Farris and WR Khalil McClain.
July 22, 2021Signed TE Jesse James.
July 21, 2021Signed TE Jesse James.
June
DATETRANSACTION
June 16, 2021Signed DT Mike Pennel, OL Tyrone Wheatley and TE Jake Butt. Waived DL Thomas Shcaffer and OT Gunnar Vogel.
June 13, 2021Signed TE Jake Butt, DL Mike Pennel and OL Tyrone Wheatley Jr. Released DL Thomas Schaffer and OL Gunnar Vogel.
June 12, 2021Signed DT Mike Pennel.
June 11, 2021Signed OT Teven Jenkins to a four-year contract.
June 9, 2021Waived TE Dorian Clark.
June 6, 2021Signed QB Justin Fields.
May
DATETRANSACTION
May 28, 2021Signed OL Larry Borom, DB Thomas Graham Jr., RB Khalil Herbert, WR Dazz Newsome and DL Khyiris Tonga.
May 14, 2021Signed OL Adam Redmond. Waived OL Gage Cervenka.
May 13, 2021Signed LB Austin Calitro and OT James Hudson. Waived WR Reggie Davis.
May 12, 2021Signed WR Chris Lacy and LB Michael Pinckney.
May 11, 2021Signed WR Chris Lacy. Waived LB Michael Pinckney.
May 8, 2021Signed DT Nate Archibong, G Gage Cervenka, DB Rojesterman Farris, TE Scooter Harrington, K Brian Johnson, LB Caleb Johnson, DE Sam Kamara, RB C.J. Marable, WR Khalil McClain, G Dareuan Parker, LB Michael Pinckney, DB Dionte Ruffin, DE Thomas Schaffer, LB Charles Snowden and T Gunnar Vogel.
April
DATETRANSACTION
April 30, 2021Signed WR Damiere Byrd.
April 29, 2021Released OT Charles Leno with a post-June designation. Signed WR Damiere Byrd to a one-year contract.
April 28, 2021Released OT Charles Leno.
April 22, 2021Exercised LB Roquan Smith's fifth-year option.
April 15, 2021Re-signed S Tashaun Gipson to a one-year contract.
April 11, 2021Signed WR Marquise Goodwin to a one-year contract.
April 4, 2021Re-signed DB Michael Joseph to a one-year contract.
March
DATETRANSACTION
March 27, 2021Signed OT Germain Ifedi.
March 21, 2021Signed RB Damien Williams and DB Artie Burns to one-year contracts.
March 20, 2021Re-signed DB DeAndre Houston-Carson to a one-year contract.
March 19, 2021Signed LB Christian Jones and RB Damien Williams.
March 18, 2021Signed OT Elijah Wilkinson and LB Christian Jones to a one-year contract. Signed LB Jeremiah Attaochu.
March 16, 2021Signed OLB Jeremiah Attaouchu to a two-year contract.
March 15, 2021Signed DB Desmond Trufant to a one-year contract. Signed DE Angelo Blackson and Andy Dalton. Released DB Kyle Fuller.
March 13, 2021Released DB Kyle Fuller.
March 12, 2021Released DB Buster Skrine. Agreed to terms with QB Andy Dalton, DB Deon Bush and OL Germain Ifedi on one-year contracts.
March 11, 2021Agreed to terms with DE Mario Edwards Jr. on a three-year contract extension.
March 7, 2021Re-signed K Cairo Santos.
March 4, 2021Placed the franchise tag on WR Allen Robinson II.
March 3, 2021Re-signed OL Alex Bars, TE J.P. Holtz, RB Ryan Nall and LBs James Vaughters and Josh Woods to contract extensions.
March 1, 2021Named Tom Herman offensive analyst and Anthony Hibbert assistant strength coach.
February
DATETRANSACTION
February 10, 2021Named Mike Pettine senior defensive assistant, Mike Snyder offensive quality control/assistant quarterback coach and Henry Burris offensive quality control coach.
February 8, 2021Promoted John DeFilippo to pass game coordinator/quarterbacks coach.
February 4, 2021Named Michael Pitre running backs coach.
February 2, 2021Named Mike Adams assistant defensive backs coach.
January
DATETRANSACTION
January 29, 2021Named Bill McGovern as ILB coach. Promoted Bill Shuey to OLB coach.
January 28, 2021Named Chris Rumph defensive line coach.
January 15, 2021Signed WRs Reggie Davis and Jester Weah to reserve/futures contracts.
January 9, 2021Activated DB Marqui Christian and LB Manti Te'o to the active roster.
January 2, 2021Promoted DB Xavier Crawford to the active roster.