The inevitable modified into as soon as confirmed from the source early Wednesday morning.
Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy urged Correct form Morning Soccer’s Peter Schrager that the crew is releasing kicker Cody Parkey.
“We hang talked to Cody and Cody knows hang been going to spin on in a obvious direction,” Nagy said. “It modified into as soon as a wholesome discuss, he took it fancy a simply authentic. We wish him basically the most exciting.”
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported closing week the Bears had decided to delivery Parkey when the brand new league twelve months begins on March 13.
Even sooner than his “Double Doink” miss in Chicago’s Wild Card loss, Parkey modified into as soon as struggling in his first twelve months in Chicago. Within the frequent season, Parky transformed 23 of 30 discipline targets (76.7 p.c), including missing three of 10 kicks between 30-39 yards. He moreover missed three extra-point tries.
Parkey will silent be owed $3.5 million in guaranteed money from the Bears in 2019.
Essentially the most efficient so a lot of kicker employed by the Bears is Redford Jones, a rookie booter out of Tulsa on a futures contract.