Bears cut Sam Hurd after arrest

Updated: December 16, 2011, 9:43 PM ET
By Michael C. Wright | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears cut Sam Hurd on Friday, two days after the receiver was arrested on federal drug-dealing charges.

Hurd was arrested on Wednesday night at Morton's The Steakhouse in Rosemont, Ill., and the criminal complaint against him describes the receiver as regularly dealing large amounts of drugs in Chicago.

"There's been a wrong and we've acted. We have a track record of doing that," Bears general manager Jerry Angelo said. "Unfortunately a situation arose ...

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