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Another front-office folly

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The midterm exam in NFL Business 101 came on the last day before the Bears' fall break.

Here's the essay question: If a veteran safety in the last year of his contract asks for a trade after being benched then returns with a whimper, how long until he's cut?

The answer was "Thursday."

Chris Harris, locker room spokesman and social media titan, was unceremoniously cut from his second stint with the Bears just before the team's last practice before their bye week vacation.

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