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Bears Waive DB Demontre Hurst, Promote DL Brandon Dunn

The Chicago Bears announced Saturday that they’ve promoted DL Brandon Dunn from the practice squad and placed DB Demontre Hurst waived.

Hurst, 24, re-signed with the Bears back in February on an exclusive rights deal that was worth $1.110 million and would have paid him base salaries of $510,000 and $600,000 over the next two years.

In 2014, Hurst recorded 40 tackles, one interception, a forced fumble and a pass defense over the course of 15 games. Pro Football Focus has Hurst rated as the No. 51 cornerback out of 108 qualifying players.