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Chicago Bears release veteran TE Trey Burton

Chicago Bears release veteran TE Trey Burton

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April 17 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bears parted ways with veteran tight end Trey Burton after only two seasons, the team announced Friday. Burton, 28, signed a four-year deal with the Bears before the 2018 season that contained $ 22 million in guarantees, according to Spotrac. Burton played only eight games last season because of a season-ending calf injury. He also underwent hip surgery to address a labrum issue in December. He finished the 2019 season with only 14 catches for 84 yards and no touchdowns. Despite the recent hip procedure, Burton is expected to be ready before training camp, according to ESPN. During his first season with the Bears, Burton started all 16 regular-season games and set career highs in catches (54), receiving yards (569) and touchdowns (six). He was a surprise ina...
Indianapolis Colts waive WR Trey Griffey, son of MLB Hall of Famer

Indianapolis Colts waive WR Trey Griffey, son of MLB Hall of Famer

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June 12 (UPI) --Ken Griffey Jr.'s son Trey hit waivers Monday morning, but could return to the Indianapolis Colts' injured reserve list if unclaimed.The Colts signed Griffey as an undrafted free agent on May 4. He had 79 catches for 1,241 yards and six scores in 44 games at Arizona before joining the NFL franchise.Griffey participated in the Colts' three-day rookie mini-camp.The wide receiver was an All-PAC 12 honorable mention selection last season. He is listed at 6-foot, 3-inches and 192 pounds.The Colts signed free agent wide receiver Chris Briggs in a corresponding move. Briggs had 11 catches for 168 yards and two scores in 10 games in 2015 for Southeastern Louisiana. The Seattle Seahawks waived Briggs on May 9.Griffey can be cut from injured reserve when healed and can negotiate an i...