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Chicago Bears Transactions 2022

November
DATETRANSACTION
November 30, 2022Signed QB Tim Boyle from Detroit's practice squad and DT Andrew Brown from Arizona's practice squad. Placed DB Dane Cruikshank on injured reserve.
November 29, 2022Signed S Adrian Colbert. Promoted DB A.J. Thomas from the practice squad to the active roster. Placed DB Eddie Jackson and WR Darnell Mooney on injured reserve.
November 26, 2022Promoted QB Nathan Peterman and LB DeMarquis Gates to the active roster from the practice squad. Waived DB Lamar Jackson. Signed RB Darrynton Evans to the active roster from the practice squad.
November 22, 2022Signed DB Breon Borders to the practice squad.
November 19, 2022Promoted RB Darrynton Evans to the active roster from the practice squad.
November 16, 2022Signed DE Taco Charlton to the active roster from the New Orleans practice squad. Reinstated LB Matthew Adams from injured reserve to the active roster. Released LB A.J. Klein.
November 15, 2022Placed RB Khalil Herbert on injured reserve. Waived DE Kingsley Jonathan. Claimed DB Justin Layne off waivers from New York Giants.
November 12, 2022Signed TE Jake Tonges to the practice squad. Reinstated WR Byron Pringle from injured reserve. Elevated DE Gerri Green and S Harrison Hand to the active roster from the practice squad.
November 10, 2022Waived TE Jake Tonges.
November 9, 2022Designated LB Matthew Adams to return from injured reserve.
November 4, 2022Reinstated G Cody Whitehair to the active roster from injured reserve.
November 2, 2022Designated LG Cody Whitehair to return from injured reserve.
November 1, 2022Acquired WR Chase Claypool from Pittsburgh in exchange for a 2023 second-round draft pick pending a physical. Waived WR Isaiah Coulter.
October
DATETRANSACTION
October 28, 2022Reinstated OT Alex Leatherwood to the active roster from the non-football injury list (NFI).
October 27, 2022Signed DL Gerri Green to the practice squad. Released WR Reggie Roberson from the practice squad. Placed OL Lucas Patrick on injured reserve. Traded DE Robert Quinn to Philadelphia in exchange for a 2023 fourth-round draft pick.
October 26, 2022Signed WR Daurice Fountain to the practice squad and G Dieter Elselen to the active roster. Designated WR Byron Pringle to return from injured reserve. Agreed to terms to acquire a 2023 fourth-round draft pick from Philadelphia in exchange for DL Robert Quinn, pending passing a physical.
October 18, 2022Waived WR Ihmir Smith-Marsette. Signed WR Isaiah Coulter to the active roster from the practice squad and TE Sammis Reyes to the practice squad.
October 12, 2022Designated OL Alex Leatherwood for return from injured reserve/non-football illness.
October 11, 2022Placed LB Matt Adams on injured reserve.
October 10, 2022Reinstated WR N'Keal Harry from injured reserve.
October 5, 2022Designated WR N'Keal Harry to return to practice from injured reserve. Placed LG Cody Whitehair on injured reserve.
October 4, 2022Signed DL Jalyn Holmes to the practice squad. Released K Michael Badgley from the practice squad.
October 1, 2022Signed K Michael Badgley to the practice squad. Placed DE Andre Anthony on the practice squad injured reserve list. Promoted RB Darrynton Evans and K Michael Badgley to the active roster from the practice squad.
September
DATETRANSACTION
September 28, 2022Signed WR Reggie Roberson to the practice squad.
September 27, 2022Placed WR Byron Pringle on injured reserve. Promoted LB Joe Thomas from the practice squad to the active roster.
September 24, 2022Promoted LB Joe Thomas to the active roster from the practice squad.
September 14, 2022Signed OL Michael Schofield III. Placed OL Alex Leatherwood on the non-football injury (NFI) list.
September 13, 2022Signed DB Harrison Hand to the practice squad.
September 12, 2022Signed DL Mike Pennel. Waived OL Lachavious. Signed OL Michael Niese and DE Andre Anthony to the practice squad.
September 10, 2022Signed DL Mike Pennel Jr. to the practice squad and promoted him to the active roster. Promoted OL Dieter Eiselen to the active roster from the practice squad.
September 9, 2022Released DT Mike Pennel. Released DL Sam Kamara from the practice squad. Released WR Tajae Sharpe from injured reserve with a settlement.
September 1, 2022Announced Keith Earle Jr. and Jake Ponikvar to be retained as scouting assistants.
August
DATETRANSACTION
August 28, 2022Released DL Micah Drew-Treadway from the practice squad. Signed OL Zach Thomas to the practice squad.
August 27, 2022Placed WR N'Keal Harry on injured reserve. Signed OL Kellen Diesch and LB Joe Thomas to the practice squad. Claimed WR Ihmir Smith-Marsette off waivers from Minnesota.
August 26, 2022Signed TE Chase Allen, OT Kellen Diesch, DT Trevon Coley and WRs Isaiah Coulter and Nsimba Webster, DLs Micah Dew-Treadway and Sam Kamara, OLs Dieter Eiselen and Lachavious Simmons, RB Darrynton Evans, LB DeMarquis Gates, DBs Thomas Graham Jr., Davontae Harris and A.J. Thomas and QB Nathan Peterman to the practice squad. Claimed OL Alex Leatherwood off waivers from Las Vegas. Claimed DT Armon Watts off waivers from Minnesota, DB Josh Blackwell off waivers from Philadelphia, DE Kingsley Johnathan off waivers from Buffalo, LB Sterling Weatherford off waivers from Indainapolis and TE Trevonb Wesco off waivers from New York Jets. Re-signed QB Nathan Peterman to the practice squad. Placed WR Tajae Sharp on injured reserve. Waived LB Caleb Johnson, DB Duke Shelley, OL Zachary Thomas and DL Khyiris Tonga. Released LB Joe Thomas. Claimed TE Trevon Wesco off waivers from the N.Y. Jets.
August 25, 2022Released WRs Isaiah Coulter and Nsimba Webster, OL Dieter Eiselen, DEs Sam Kamara and Charles Snowden, CB Thomas Graham, RBs Darrynton Evans and De'Montre Tuggle, WR Chris Finke, G Lachavious Simmons, TE Chase Allen, DT Micah Dew-Treadway, LB DeMarquis Gates and James O'Shaughnessy (non-football illness), S A.J. Thomas, QB Nathan Peterman, G Michael Schofield, OT Shon Coleman, DT Trevon Coley, DE Marion Edwards Jr., CB Greg Stroman Jr. and S Davontae Harris.
August 24, 2022Waived WR Kevin Shaa, C Corey Dublin and S Jon Alexander.
August 20, 2022Waived DB Jayson Stanley from injured reserve with a settlement.
August 18, 2022Waived FB Jake Bargas, DB Bopete Keyes, DL Lacale London and WR Dazz Newsome. Released OL Julien Davenport (vested veteran).
August 16, 2022Signed FB Jake Bargas. Placed WR David Moore on injured reserve.
August 12, 2022Placed DBs Michael Joseph, Jayson Stanley and LB Javin White on injured reserve after clearing waivers.
August 11, 2022Signed OL Corey Dublin and S Jon Alexander. Waived TE Rysen John and LB Noah Dawkins. -Placed C Doug Kramer on injured reserve. Waived DBs Michael Joseph, Jayson Stanley and LB Javin White with an injury designation.
August 10, 2022Waived DL Carson Taylor.
August 7, 2022Waived LB C.J. Avery from injured reserve with a settlement.
August 6, 2022Waived LB Christian Albright with an injury designation.
August 5, 2022Activated LB Roquan Smith from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list.
August 3, 2022Placed LB C.J. Avery on injured reserve after clearing waivers.
August 2, 2022Waived LB C.J. Avery.
August 1, 2022Waived LB Christian Albright. Signed LBs DeMarquis Gates and Javin White.
July
DATETRANSACTION
July 31, 2022Waived DB Jon Alexander and DL Auzoyah Alufohai. Signed DL Trevon Coley and DB Davontae Harris.
July 28, 2022Activated S Dane Cruikshank, DB Michael Joseph and WR Tajae Sharpe from the non-football injury list (NFI).
July 24, 2022Activated DL Sam Kamara from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list.
July 22, 2022Placed LB Roquan Smith and DL Sam Kamara on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list. Placed S Dane Cruikshank, CB Michael Joseph and WR Tajae Sharpe on the non-football injury (NFI) list.
July 21, 2022Signed OT Riley Reiff. Signed S Jaquan Brisker to a four-year contract.
July 20, 2022Signed OL Michael Schofield.
July 8, 2022Acquired WR N'Keal Harry from New England in exchange for a 2024 seventh-round draft pick.
June
DATETRANSACTION
June 16, 2022Placed G Dakota Dozier on injured reserve. Signed DB Jayson Stanley.
June 9, 2022Released OLB Jeremiah Attaochu.
May
DATETRANSACTION
May 12, 2022Signed OT Shan Coleman. Waived P Ryan Winslow.
May 7, 2022Waived WRs Cyrus Holder and Henry Litwin. Signed WRs Dante Pettis and Tajae Sharpe to one-year contracts.
May 6, 2022Signed QB Nathan Peterman. Waived TE Jesper Horsted and QB Ryan Willis. Claim TE Rysen John off waivers from N.Y. Giants.
May 5, 2022Announced DE Ledarius Mack cleared waivers and was placed on injured reserve.
May 4, 2022Signed LB Christian Albright, Ss Jon Alexander and A.J. Thomas, LS Antonio Ortiz, OLB Carson Taylor and RB De'Montre Tuggle.
May 1, 2022Signed DE Dominique Robinson, OT Braxton Jones, RB Trestan Ebner, C Doug Kramer, G Ja'Tyre Carter, S Elijah Hicks and P Trenton Gill to four-year contracts. Signed LBs Jaylan Alexander, Jack Sanborn, C.J. Avery, TEs Chase Allen, Jake Tonges, S Amari Carter, DTs Jean Delance, Micah Dew-Treadway, CBs Allie Green IV, Jaylon Jones, WRs Cyrus Holder, Landon Lenoir, Henry Litwin, Kevin Shaa, Savon Scarver and RB Master Teague from undrafted free agency. Waived OL Tyrone Wheatley Jr.
April
DATETRANSACTION
April 29, 2022Claimed WR Chris Finke off waivers from Kansas City.
April 27, 2022Released QB Nick Foles.
April 20, 2022Signed OT Julien Davenport.
April 13, 2022Signed TE James O'Shaughnessy to a one-year contract.
March
DATETRANSACTION
March 19, 2022Signed C Ryan Bates to a restricted free agent offer sheet.
March 18, 2022Signed OL Dakota Dozier to a one-year contract.
March 17, 2022Signed FB Khari Blasingame to a one-year contract.
March 16, 2022Signed LS Patrick Scales.
March 15, 2022Signed WR Byron Pringle to a one-year contract.
March 14, 2022Re-signed S DeAndre Houston-Carson to a one-year contract.
March 13, 2022Signed DL Justin Jones and DE Al-Quadin Muhammad to two-year contracts. Signed WR Equanimeous St. Brown and LB Nicholas Morrow to one-year contracts.
March 12, 2022Released LS Beau Brinkley.
March 11, 2022Signed LS Patrick Scales and OL Lachovious Simmons to one-year contracts. Released LB Danny Trevathan.
March 9, 2022Signed DT Larry Obunjobi to a three-year contract.
March 6, 2022Released RB Tarik Cohen with an injury designation. Released DT Eddie Goldman. Claimed RB Darrynton Evans off waivers from Tennessee.
February
DATETRANSACTION
February 24, 2022Signed LB Joe Thomas to a futures contract.
February 19, 2022Named Matt Feinstein director of football administration.
February 17, 2022Signed LB Noah Dawkins to a contract.
February 13, 2022Named Jim Arthur head strength and conditioning coach.
February 11, 2022Signed LS Beau Brinkley and P Ryan Winslow.
February 10, 2022Named Brent Salazar director of high performance.
February 7, 2022Signed OL Willie Wright to a reserve/future contract.
February 5, 2022Named Andre Curtis safeties coach.
February 4, 2022Named Tim Zetts assistant tight ends coach and Omar Young offensive quality control coach.
February 3, 2022Named Travis Smith defensive line coach.
January
DATETRANSACTION
January 29, 2022Announced the hiring of Andrew Janocko as quarterbacks coach, Tyke Tolbert as receivers coach/passing game coordinator and David Overstreet II as assistant defensive backs coach.
January 22, 2022Named Matt Eberflus head coach.
January 14, 2022Signed CB Lamar Jackson to a reserve/future contract.
January 8, 2022Reinstated QB Justin Fields from the reserve/COVID-19 list.
January 7, 2022Signed QB Ryan Willis to a reserve/future contract.
January 6, 2022Signed DT Auzoyah Alufohai, WRs Isaiah Coulter and Nsimba Webster, OLs Dieter Eiselen and Tyrone Wheatley Jr., CBs Michael Joseph and BoPete Keyes, DT LaCale London, OLBs Ledarius Mack and Charles Snowden and QB Ryan Willis to reserve/future contracts.
January 5, 2022Fired head coach Matt Nagy and general manager Ryan Pace.
January 3, 2022Signed WR Dazz Newsome to the active roster.
January 1, 2022Placed QB Justin Fields on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Placed WR Jakeen Grant on injured reserve. Signed LB John Daka to the practice squad.