Releasing TE Desmond Clark Would Be A Mistake

April 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Desmond Clark has spent the last seven seasons with the Bears, appearing in 105 games, catching 241 passes for 2627 yards and 18 touchdowns.
Clark came to the Bears in 2003 after spending his first three seasons in Denver and a brief one-year stint with the Dolphins.
Clark, who turns 33 in six days has been a very good player for the Bears.
He played through injuries last season, and with the addition of Brandon Manumaleuna it sure looks like Clark could be bounced of the roster. Clark only has one year left on his deal and his ability as a receiver is quickly fading. He is still a very good blocker.
You have to remember Greg Olsen is cemented in as the No. 1 tight end and Kellen Davis is a big young target at 6-foot-7. The Bears might want to keep four tight ends considering they dumped fullback Jason McKie and picked up inexperienced Eddie Williams to replace him. Clark and Manumaleuna are two of the better blocking tight ends. Greg Olsen is a very tale...

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