Alex Wesley

Chicago Bears
Wide Receiver #0
Chicago Bears
Wide Receiver #0

Alex Wesley News

Waived by Bears

Wesley was waived by the Bears on Thursday, Jeff Dickerson of reports.

Analysis: Wesley signed with the Bears a little over a week ago but now finds himself on the outs as the team parted ways with several players Thursday. The wideout spent time on Chicago's practice squad last season after playing four seasons at Northern Colorado.

Sep 3, 2020 6:27 PM EST

Re-signs with Bears

Wesley signed a contract with the Bears on Tuesday, Larry Mayer of the team's official site reports.

Analysis: Wesley spent time with the Bears' practice squad last year and was cut by the team in July, but he's getting a second chance. The 24-year-old wide receiver posted 57 receptions for 1,050 yards and four touchdowns in his senior collegiate season at Northern Colorado in 2018. He'll likely need to make an impact on special teams to secure a roster spot.

Aug 25, 2020 6:01 PM EST

Let go by Bears

Wesley was cut by Chicago on Sunday.

Analysis: Wesley spent part of the 2019 campaign on Chicago's practice squad and signed a future/reserve contract to remain with the club, but he wasn't able to hold on to a roster spot heading into training camp. The Northern Colorado product will search for another shot at a depth role elsewhere in the league.

Jul 26, 2020 6:40 PM EST

Remains in Chicago

Wesley signed a future/reserve contract with the Bears on Monday.

Analysis: Wesley was one of three wideouts on the Bears' practice squad to sign a future/reserve contract with the club.

Dec 30, 2019 7:59 PM EST

Joins practice Monday

Wesley signed with the Bears' practice squad Wednesday, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports.

Analysis: The undrafted rookie out of Northern Colorado spent the preseason on the PUP list with an undisclosed injury, but he's been healthy and searching for a new team since September. Wesley was productive in college with consecutive seasons over 1,000 receiving yards. The Bears will get an early look at Wesley as a player to possibly afford a chance to in 2020.

Dec 18, 2019 3:17 PM EST

Healthy for tryout

Wesley (undisclosed) worked out for the Seahawks on Monday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Analysis: Wesley was granted an injury settlement when he was cut loose by the Giants on Sept. 12, but as worked back from the injury. Now healthy, Wesley is battling to find a depth role on offense and possibly special teams elsewhere.

Sep 30, 2019 3:50 PM EST

Cut loose by Giants

Wesley (undisclosed) was cut by the Giants after being granted an injury settlement, freelance NFL writer Howard Balzer reports.

Analysis: Following his departure from New York, Wesley now can set his sights on both getting healthy and trying to find a new home in the NFL. Had he remained with the Giants, the 24-year-old wide receiver would have been forced to miss the entire 2019 season.

Sep 12, 2019 6:00 AM EST

Winds up on IR

Wesley (undisclosed) has reverted to the Giants' injured reserve per the NFL's official transaction log.

Analysis: Wesley went unclaimed on the wire after getting waived with an injury designation. He is now in line for a season on the sidelines unless he and the Giants can come to terms on an injury settlement.

Sep 6, 2019 7:01 PM EST

Activated from PUP list

Wesley (undisclosed) passed his physical and was taken off the PUP list Wednesday, Dan Salmone of the Giants' official site reports.

Analysis: Wesley appears to have fully recovered from his undisclosed injury. The undrafted rookie out of Northern Colorado will now continue competing for a depth role in New York's depleted receiver corps.

Jul 31, 2019 11:41 AM EST

Hits PUP list

The Giants placed Wesley (undisclosed) on their Physically Unable to Perform list Tuesday, per the NFL transactions report.

Analysis: Wesley's current injury remains undisclosed, but it's worth noting that he sat out the Senior Bowl due to a groin issue. The wideout went undrafted in 2019 despite boasting back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons at Northern Colorado, and will work to carve out a depth role in New York upon getting healthy.

Jul 24, 2019 8:13 AM EST

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