Bears trade for TE Dante Rosario
This story originally published on
Dante Rosario (Jayne Kamin-Oncea USA TODAY)
Dante Rosario (Jayne Kamin-Oncea USA TODAY)
Bear Report Publisher
Posted Sep 2, 2013

The Chicago Bears have sent a seventh-round pick to Dallas for tight end Dante Rosario.

According to Todd Archer, who covers the Dallas Cowboys for, the Chicago Bears have traded a conditional seventh-round pick in 2014 to the Cowboys for tight end Dante Rosario.

Rosario (6-4, 250) is a six-year veteran who signed with Dallas on June 3. He’s a former fifth-round pick of the Carolina Panthers in 2007. His best seasons came in 2009 (26 receptions, 313 yards, 2 TDs) and 2010 (32 receptions, 264 yards). For his career, he has 99 catches for 1,106 yards. In 14 games for the Chargers last year, he totaled 10 catches for 95 yards.

The Bears were in the market for a tight end after Fendi Onobun fizzled out in the preseason. In order to make room for Rosario on the roster, the team has waived TE Kyle Adams.

In a separate move, the Bears signed Jamaal Johnson-Webb to the practice squad. Johnson-Webb entered the NFL this season with the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent out of Alabama A&M. The 6-6, 306-pound Johnson-Webb started 45 games over four seasons for the Bulldogs, earning All-SWAC first-team honors as a senior while being named to Phil Steele’s FCS second-team All-American squad.

Follow Bear Report on Twitter and discuss this topic on our message boards. To become a subscriber to the Bear Report Web site or magazine, click here.

Related Stories
Bears claim Bass; waive Ozougwu
 -by  Sep 1, 2013
Bears sign seven to practice squad
 -by  Sep 1, 2013
Breaking down Bears’ final 53: Defense
 -by  Sep 1, 2013

> Members-only Forums
> Insider Information
> Free Agency &
   Draft News
> Expert Chats

Sign Up Today!

Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Football > Chicago
Football > Dallas
[View My HotList]