Three Bears still battling over 3rd WR

Daily Herald - [Full Article]

Rashied Davis says he's not worried.

Brandon Rideau says he's more stressed than usual.

Devin Aromashodu says he's trying not to make the situation more difficult by putting excess pressure on himself.

The situation for Davis, Rideau and Aromashodu is similar. One will be the Bears' No. 3 wide receiver behind starters Devin Hester and Earl Bennett when the regular season opens under the lights Sept. 13 at Green Bay.

But any one of them also could be cut by Saturday, when all NFL teams are required to reduce their rosters to 53 by 5 p.m. Chicago time.

Thursday night at Soldier Field against the Cleveland Browns will be their final chance to impress coaches before the ax falls. The Bears probably won't keep more than six receivers; they usually had only four active on game days last year.

Also factoring into the congested situation at wide receiver are rookies Juaquin Iglesias, a third-round pick, and Johnny Knox, a fifth-rounder. Both have shown enough that the Bears will be loath to cut either one of them.

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