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Chicago Sun-Times Aug 16, 2014

Bears roll dice, sign WR Santonio Holmes

With an already gaping hole at No. 3 wide receiver only getting larger since Marquess Wilson suffered a broken collarbone two weeks ago, the Bears took a low-risk roll of the dice and signed 2009 Super Bowl MVP Santonio Holmes to a one-year contract Saturday. To make room for Holmes, the Bears cut kickoff returner Eric Weems, whose struggles at wide receiver in the first two preseason games put a spotlight on the dearth of proven receivers behind Alshon Jeffery and...
Chicago Sun-Times Aug 18, 2014

Santonio Holmes might provide a boost or be a bust

Santonio Holmes is healthy and still day-to-day — that’s how ­tenuous the Santonio Holmes ­experiment is at Halas Hall. The 2009 Super Bowl MVP could be the dynamic complement to Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery the Bears are looking for. Or he could be gone by the regular-season opener. But for now, Holmes is eager to make the most of an ­opportunity to salvage his stalled NFL career, and both sides hope that a change of scenery, a welcoming locker room...
FFChamps.com Aug 16, 2014

Bears Sign Santonio Holmes

The Chicago Bears have signed receiver Santonio Holmes.Fantasy Spin:The Bears needed receiver depth after losing Marquess Wilson to a broken collarbone. Holmes will compete with Josh Morgan for the third receiver job, though the player who wins will only be keeping the seat warm for Wilson.
FFToday Aug 18, 2014

Marquess Wilson likely out until midseason

Injury to Bears WR opens door for Santonio Holmes Veteran WR Santonio Holmes has a good chance to be more than a stopgap for the Chicago Bears if he shows enough over the next couple weeks to make the roster. Marquess Wilson - the smooth, speedy offseason standout who had been in line for the Bears' No. 3 receiver job - is likely to be sidelined until at least midseason. Wilson broke his collarbone in three places when he was injured in practice two weeks ago. He had surgery Aug. 5 and the initial timeline for recovery was set at 12 to 14 weeks. (USA Today) FF Today's Take:...

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