Bears Sign Productive LB Off Waivers, Cut Ties With Backup

The Chicago Bears have improved their linebacker depth by claiming a highly effective former starter from the Atlanta Falcons off waivers in order

increase competition within their linebacker room during the final two weeks of training camp. 

 This move was made in order to strengthen the Bears' roster overall.

According to the team's official transaction wire for August 14, the Bears claimed linebacker Mykal Walk

 the Bears waived second-year linebacker Kuony Deng to make room for Walker on the 53-man roster.

For the final two weeks of training camp, the Chicago Bears added a productive former Atlanta Falcons starter off waivers to boost linebacker competition.

After playing a total of 578 defensive snaps over his first two seasons with the Falcons

one sack, two interceptions, and six pass deflections. He also had plenty of splash play for the Falcons defense.

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