Bears release RB Michael Bush

Updated: March 10, 2014, 7:35 PM ET
By Jeff Dickerson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- The Bears have released veteran running back Michael Bush.

Bush was scheduled to earn a $2.8 million base salary and $50,000 workout bonus in 2014 and count $3.85 million against the Bears' salary cap. Bush will carry $2 million of dead cap money, the remaining prorated amount of the $4 million bonus he received when he signed a four-year, $14 million contract with the Bears in 2012 that included $7 million in guarantees.

Bush carried the ball a career-low 63 times ...

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