The Bengals claimed WR Dane Sanzenbacher off waivers from the Bears and placed rookie CB Dre Kirkpatrick on injured reserve.
The Bears waived second-year WR Dane Sanzenbacher on Monday, the team announced.
The Bears released WR Rashied Davis on Wednesday, the veteran wideout told Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune.
The Bears' rookie class went out with a whimper in Chicago's win over Minnesota in Week 17.
With three of the Bears' five 2011 draft picks on injured reserve, it was another relatively quiet day for the team's rookies in Week 16.
Bears rookie WR Dane Sanzenbacher ended his streak of six games without a catch Sunday vs. the Seahawks.
The Bears' rookie class didn't have much of a presence in Sunday's loss to the Raiders.
The Bears' only rookie starter in Week Nine, FS Chris Conte, made four tackles in his third-straight start.
For the second straight week a rookie defender made a big play in a Bears win.
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week Seven win over the Buccaneers.
Undrafted WR Dane Sanzenbacher had only one catch Sunday, but it was a big one.
Undrafted rookie WR Dane Sanzenbacher was one of Jay Cutler's top targets again in Week Five.
Five of the Bears' nine rookies were active in Sunday's win over the Panthers.
The biggest contribution from a Bears rookie in Week Three came from an undrafted one — WR Dane Sanzenbacher.
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week Three loss to the Packers.
Week Two was a painful one for the Bears' first-round pick, ORT Gabe Carimi.
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week Two loss to the Saints.
Six of the nine rookies on the Bears' roster played in Week One, and the lone starter in the group, ORT Gabe Carimi, struggled at times in his debut.