Bears release left tackle Leno after drafting Jenkins

May 3

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears released veteran left tackle Charles Leno Jr. on Monday.


The team announced the move later in the day.

Drafted by Chicago in the seventh round in 2014, Leno started every game the past five seasons and 93 in a row dating to 2015. He made the Pro Bowl as an alternate in 2018.

Leno's release comes after the

If they go with Jenkins at left tackle, the Bears could have Sam Mustipher at center and Cody Whitehair at left guard with James Daniels at right guard and recently re-signed Germain Ifedi at right tackle.


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