Bears Release TE Ben Braunecker

(670 The Score) The Bears have released tight end Ben Braunecker, the team announced Thursday afternoon.

Braunecker, 26, played in 47 games over four seasons in Chicago. He caught 13 passes for 142 yards and a touchdown in his career, primarily serving on special teams.

With the release of Braunecker, the Bears now have eight tight ends on their roster.

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