Bears waive DeCicco; set to release Davis

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On the eve of the exhibition finale in Cleveland, the Chicago Bears made a pair of roster moves on Wednesday and are expected to announce another soon.

The Bears released injured linebacker Dom DeCicco. The second-year man from Pittsburgh made the club last year as an undrafted free agent. He was second on the team in special teams tackles with 17. DeCicco fell behind after his injury, unable to practice or play.

The team is also set to announce that veteran wide receiver/special teamer Rashied Davis will be let go as the Bears try to reduce the roster to the mandated 53 by Friday evening.

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The 33-year old Davis, who played with the Detroit Lions in 2011, signed late with the Bears after the unexpected retirement of Devin Thomas. Davis struggled in the last preseason game against the Giants, dropping a pair of catchable passes. His effort and aggressive play on special teams, however, will be missed by Bears fans.

Chicago also re-signed wide receiver Terrien Crump, who was waived last Saturday. Crump joined the Bears this offseason as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Western Illinois. He has one reception for six yards this preseason in three contests. He was waived on Sunday.

Chicago opens the regular season on Sunday, September 9 against the Indianapolis Colts at Soldier field.