Bears Officially Release CB Buster Skrine



The Chicago Bears announced Wednesday that they’ve officially released veteran CB Buster Skrine

Adam Schefter reports that the Bears are releasing veteran CB Buster Skrine

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, 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.

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