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Chicago Bears Choose Not To Re-Sign Adewale Ogunleye

With Julius Peppers joining the Chicago Bears, the trickle down effect was felt on Thursday, when the Bears decided not to re-sign Adewale Ogunleye:

"That was a tough call", Lovie Smith said. "He's family. He's a friend for life, and to call him and let him know we were going in a different direction. I know you have to do it, but that was personal right there."

Ogunleye was with the Bears since 2004 when he was acquired from the Miami Dolphins, and was a dominant force during his time with the Bears.  Ogunleye is coming off a broken leg and he figures to get some interest when he's fully healed.