Breaking News Bar
updated: 4/2/2013 10:52 AM

Bears release defensive tackle Toeaina

Success - Article sent! close
Daily Herald Report

Two weeks ago, Bears officials said they expected to release defensive tackle Matt Toeaina, and Tuesday they made it official.

Toeaina, who started 24 games in five seasons in Chicago, declined to renegotiate his contract to help the Bears stay under the salary cap. By releasing him, the Bears save $1.1 million.

Order Reprint Print Article
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

Last season, Toeaina lost his job to Stephen Paea and only played in three games for the Bears. He also was placed on injured reserve last December and underwent arthroscopic surgery.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.