Former NIU QB Jordan Lynch was among five players released by the Bears Friday. Lynch gained 42 yards on 13 carries trying to make the Bears as a running back. Lynch is a candidate for the Bears Practice Squad which will be formed on Sunday.
WR Armanti Edwards, TE Jeron Mastrud, T Dennis Roland and C/G Robert Turner were the other Bears released Friday. The Bears must be down to 53 players by 3pm Saturday.