by Aaron Wilson
May 18, 02014
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