Bears cut Derrick Martin, claim Michael Ola

The Chicago Bears were awarded offensive tackle Michael Ola off waivers from the Miami Dolphins.

Ola played for the Montreal Alouettes where he was coached by Bears coach Marc Trestman for one seaosn.

Ola was cut by the Dolphins on Tuesday.

The Bears created a roster spot by cutting veteran safety Derrick Martin with a non-football injury designation.

Martin broke his collarbone recently in a car accident.

He recorded seven tackles last season in seven games, primarily playing on special teams.

Martin has previous stints with the New England Patriots, New York Giants, Green Bay Packers and the Baltimore Ravens.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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