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Chicago Bears Transactions 2021

October
DATETRANSACTION
18 October 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.
17 October 2021Placed TE Jimmy Graham on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
14 October 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.
11 October 2021Promoted RB Artavis Pierce (COVID-19 replacement) and OL Dieter Eiselen to the active roster from the practice squad.
9 October 2021Placed RB Damien Williams on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
8 October 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.
4 October 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.
3 October 2021Promoted RB Ryan Nall from the practice squad to the active roster.
2 October 2021Signed WR Nsimba Webster to the practice squad. Released OT Alex Taylor from the practice squad.
September
DATETRANSACTION
30 September 2021Waived WR Nsimba Webster. Released LB Rashad Smith from the practice squad. Signed RB Artavis Pierce to the practice squad.
24 September 2021Designated LB Danny Trevathan to return from injured reserve to practice.
20 September 2021Elevated DT Margus Hunt to the active roster from the practice squad.
18 September 2021Signed LB Rashad Smith to the practice squad.
13 September 2021Placed the OL Larry Borom on injured reserve. Elevated DL Margus Hunt and OL Alex Taylor from the practice squad.
10 September 2021Signed OL Alex Taylor to the practice squad. Waived TE Jake Butt frpom the retirement list. Released LB Jerrell Freeman from the suspended list.
3 September 2021Signed DTs Margus Hunt and Damion Squard to the practice squad. Released DT Auzoyah Alufohai and RB Artavis Pierce from the practice squad.
2 September 2021Waived DT Lacale London with an injury settlement.
1 September 2021Signed WR Breshad Perriman. Waived with an injury settlement DB Tre Roberson. Waived LB Josh Woods.
August
DATETRANSACTION
30 August 2021Signed OL Tyrone Wheatley Jr.
29 August 2021Signed WR Rodney Adams to the practice squad.
28 August 2021Signed CB Artie Burns and DB Marqui Christian.
26 August 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.
21 August 2021Waived WR Javon Wims and CB Michael Joseph. Signed DB Dionte Ruffin.
20 August 2021Released LB Austin Calitro from IR with an injury settlement.
19 August 2021Waived OLs Badara Traore Dareuan Parker and RB C.J. Marable. Placed DL Mike Pennel and S Jordan Lucas on IR.
18 August 2021Activated OL Germain Ifedi from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list. Signed WR Isaiah Coulter.
15 August 2021Released WR Thomas Ives with an injury settlement.
13 August 2021Placed CB Michael Joseph and LB Ledarius Mack on the injured reserve list.
12 August 2021Released WR Justin Hardy. Waived DB Michael Joseph and LB Ledarius Mack with injury designations.
11 August 2021Waived OL Gage Cervenka, DB Dionte Ruffin and WE Jester Weah.
9 August 2021Signed OT Jason Peters.
8 August 2021Activated DT Eddie Goldman from the COVID-19 list. Waived WR Thomas Ives.
5 August 2021Activated S Eddie Jackson from the non-football injury list.
4 August 2021Activated OT Elijah Wilkinson, LB Christian Jones and LS Patrick Scales from the COVID-19 list.
3 August 2021Signed OL Gage Cervenka.
July
DATETRANSACTION
30 July 2021Signed LB Alec Ogletree. Placed LB Christian Jones, LS Pat Scales, DT Eddie Goldman and OL Elijah Wilkinson on the COVID-19 list.
29 July 2021Placed DT Eddie Goldman on the COVID-19 list.
28 July 2021Activated WR Dazz Newsome from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list.
23 July 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.
22 July 2021Signed TE Jesse James.
21 July 2021Signed TE Jesse James.
June
DATETRANSACTION
16 June 2021Signed DT Mike Pennel, OL Tyrone Wheatley and TE Jake Butt. Waived DL Thomas Shcaffer and OT Gunnar Vogel.
13 June 2021Signed TE Jake Butt, DL Mike Pennel and OL Tyrone Wheatley Jr. Released DL Thomas Schaffer and OL Gunnar Vogel.
12 June 2021Signed DT Mike Pennel.
11 June 2021Signed OT Teven Jenkins to a four-year contract.
9 June 2021Waived TE Dorian Clark.
6 June 2021Signed QB Justin Fields.
May
DATETRANSACTION
28 May 2021Signed OL Larry Borom, DB Thomas Graham Jr., RB Khalil Herbert, WR Dazz Newsome and DL Khyiris Tonga.
14 May 2021Signed OL Adam Redmond. Waived OL Gage Cervenka.
13 May 2021Signed LB Austin Calitro and OT James Hudson. Waived WR Reggie Davis.
12 May 2021Signed WR Chris Lacy and LB Michael Pinckney.
11 May 2021Signed WR Chris Lacy. Waived LB Michael Pinckney.
8 May 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
30 April 2021Signed WR Damiere Byrd.
29 April 2021Released OT Charles Leno with a post-June designation. Signed WR Damiere Byrd to a one-year contract.
28 April 2021Released OT Charles Leno.
22 April 2021Exercised LB Roquan Smith's fifth-year option.
15 April 2021Re-signed S Tashaun Gipson to a one-year contract.
11 April 2021Signed WR Marquise Goodwin to a one-year contract.
4 April 2021Re-signed DB Michael Joseph to a one-year contract.
March
DATETRANSACTION
27 March 2021Signed OT Germain Ifedi.
21 March 2021Signed RB Damien Williams and DB Artie Burns to one-year contracts.
20 March 2021Re-signed DB DeAndre Houston-Carson to a one-year contract.
19 March 2021Signed LB Christian Jones and RB Damien Williams.
18 March 2021Signed OT Elijah Wilkinson and LB Christian Jones to a one-year contract. Signed LB Jeremiah Attaochu.
16 March 2021Signed OLB Jeremiah Attaouchu to a two-year contract.
15 March 2021Signed DB Desmond Trufant to a one-year contract. Signed DE Angelo Blackson and Andy Dalton. Released DB Kyle Fuller.
13 March 2021Released DB Kyle Fuller.
12 March 2021Released DB Buster Skrine. Agreed to terms with QB Andy Dalton, DB Deon Bush and OL Germain Ifedi on one-year contracts.
11 March 2021Agreed to terms with DE Mario Edwards Jr. on a three-year contract extension.
7 March 2021Re-signed K Cairo Santos.
4 March 2021Placed the franchise tag on WR Allen Robinson II.
3 March 2021Re-signed OL Alex Bars, TE J.P. Holtz, RB Ryan Nall and LBs James Vaughters and Josh Woods to contract extensions.
1 March 2021Named Tom Herman offensive analyst and Anthony Hibbert assistant strength coach.
February
DATETRANSACTION
10 February 2021Named Mike Pettine senior defensive assistant, Mike Snyder offensive quality control/assistant quarterback coach and Henry Burris offensive quality control coach.
8 February 2021Promoted John DeFilippo to pass game coordinator/quarterbacks coach.
4 February 2021Named Michael Pitre running backs coach.
2 February 2021Named Mike Adams assistant defensive backs coach.
January
DATETRANSACTION
29 January 2021Named Bill McGovern as ILB coach. Promoted Bill Shuey to OLB coach.
28 January 2021Named Chris Rumph defensive line coach.
15 January 2021Signed WRs Reggie Davis and Jester Weah to reserve/futures contracts.
9 January 2021Activated DB Marqui Christian and LB Manti Te'o to the active roster.
2 January 2021Promoted DB Xavier Crawford to the active roster.