NFC North: Anthony Oakley
According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the Bears have told a few more players they will be released. That list includes: Receiver Brandon Rideau, offensive lineman Anthony Oakley, tight end Fontel Mines and linebacker Joey LaRocque.
All four NFC North teams should have their full list of cuts available by about 5 p.m. CT.
UPDATE (4:30 p.m. CT): The Sun-Times has the Bears' final 53-man roster on its Inside the Bears blog. Most notable: Rookie quarterback Caleb Hanie made the team. We'll follow soon with analysis.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- As we await the Green Bay Packers' afternoon practice -- it appears a Mike McCarthy news conference is out of the question -- we wanted to update a story line we started monitoring Tuesday morning.
The sky is blue. (No, sorry. It's more interesting than that).
Chicago Bears left guard Terrence Metcalf will, in fact, undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and will miss several weeks, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. The best-case scenario appears to be that Metcalf will be ready for the start of the regular season.