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Bears part ways with veteran Bennett

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Updated: 3/18 6:13 pm

Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bears terminated the contract of veteran wide receiver Earl Bennett on Tuesday.

Bennett, who's spent his entire six-year career with Chicago, appeared in 15 games with three starts last season and hauled in 32 passes for 243 yards and four touchdowns.

A college teammate of Bears quarterback Jay Cutler at Vanderbilt, the 26-year- old Bennett has racked up 185 receptions for 2,277 yards and 12 touchdowns over 78 games with 29 starts, including a career-high 15 in 2009.

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