The Chicago Bears have been making moves all off-season to help strengthen their core for this upcoming season and beyond.
GM Phil Emery made two very tough moves this week. He decided to cut ties with former first-round pick Gabe Carimi, who was part of the last draft class selected by former GM Jerry Angelo.
Emery also released FB/TE Evan Rodriguez, who was selected in the fourth round in 2012.
Carimi was traded on Sunday for a sixth-round pick in next year’s draft. He started 16 games in his two seasons in the Windy City. He started the first two games of the 2011 at right tackle, but suffered a season-ending knee injury which required multiple surgeries on his right knee.
At 6’7″, it appeared as if the “Bear Jew” had the potential to be a solid tackle for years to come in Chicago. He started 49 of 52 games at the University of Wisconsin where he won the Outland Trophy (Offensive Lineman of the Year).
He stayed healthy last season,…Share This:FacebookTwitterDiggTumblrStumbleUponRedditGoogle +1PinterestPrintEmail