#Bears announce DL Sedrick Ellis did not report to camp and has informed them he plans to retire. Was to provide DT depth.
CBS Sports "Chicago signed defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis to a one-year contract in June. He didn't report to training camp Wednesday and has since advised the Bears that he will retire the team announced. Ellis a former USC standout was taken by the Saints with the seventh-overall pick of the 2008 NFL Draft..." July 25
ESPN Chicago "Defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis chose the Chicago Bears over other suitors for a shot to returning to playing the type of football he became accustomed to over his first three years in the NFL with the New Orleans Saints. The seventh-overall pick of New Orleans in 2008, Ellis enjoyed moderate..." June 13
Former Saints DT Sedrick Ellis has reached agreement on a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears.
Chicago Tribune "With Israel Idonije most likely not returning to the Chicago Bears, the team is still interested in adding some depth to the interior of the defensive line. The Bears will host Sedrick Ellis on a free-agent visit at Halas Hall on Tuesday, according to a source. ESPN’s Adam Schefter first..." June 04
Steve Keim mentioned ovr the wknd that they wld lk 2 add DT/NT could be undrafted players or FA, hearing Sedrick Ellis could be on the radar