With the NFL Rookie Minicamps getting underway across the league, the Chicago Bears have extended invites to several unsigned, undrafted rookies who hope to catch on a team's practice squad or even their roster.
Here is the list of invitees according to The Chicago Tribune's Brad Biggs:
- QB Matt Blanchard Wis-Whitewater
- QB Ronnie Fouch Indiana St.
- RB Embry Peeples Ga. Tech
- WR Joseph Anderson Texas So.
- WR Willie Clark NIU
- WR David Mosley NW Mo. St.
- WR Keith Nichol Michigan St.
- TE Brandon Venson Illinois St.
- TE Ali Villanueva Army
- G Mike Garrity EIU
- OT Tyler Hendrickson Concordia
- OT Jarvis Jones Oklahoma
- C Anthony Mihota UVA
- OT Trevor Olson NIU
- G Nick Pieschel Central Fla.
The Bears will kick of the 2012 season with an August 9 preseason game against Denver Broncos.
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