The Chicago Bears are releasing punter Drew Butler today, according to a league source.
Butler was signed by the Bears to a reserve-future deal in December.
He played at the University of Georgia where he was a a consensus All-American, an All-Southeastern Conference selection and a Ray Guy Award winner.
The Pittsburgh Steelers signed him as an undrafted free agent following the 2012 NFL draft.
He averaged 43.8 yards as a rookie. He was cut last year by the Steelers when they signed Zoltan Mesko after beating out Brian Moorman during the preseason.
Butler is the son of former Bears kicker Kevin Butler.
Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider
Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun
Check out our partners at TiqIQ for the best deals on all games on the 2014 NFL schedule.
OCT 18 Joel Corry
Seattle shipped the wide receiver to the Jets in a surprising move on Friday.
OCT 14 Jesse Lawrence
Jesse Lawrence of TiqIQ looks at the week's hot tickets
OCT 14 Jeff Fedotin
Running back opts for Dolphins practice squad over 49ers active roster.