The Chicago Bears announced Wednesday that they’ve officially released veteran CB Buster Skrine.
Skrine, 31, is a former fifth-round pick by the Browns in the 2011 NFL Draft. He finished his four-year rookie contract with Cleveland and signed a four-year deal with the Jets in 2015. He finished his deal with New York and was entering the open market for the second time in his career.
Skrine signed a three-year, $16.5 million contract with the Bears back in 2019, and currently had one year left on the deal.
According to OverTheCap.com, releasing Skrine will free up $2,737,500 of available cap space while creating $3.3 million in dead money.
In 2020, Skrine appeared 12 games for the Bears and recorded 66 tackles, three pass deflections, and zero interceptions.