Tommie Harris among 3 veterans released by Bears

The Chicago Bears didn’t pull any surprises when they released three veterans on Monday, including three-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Tommie Harris.

The Bears owed Harris $3 million before the start of the 2011 season in the form of a $2.5 million roster bonus and a $500,000 workout bonus and his production the last three seasons made it evident the team could no longer chase good money with bad. Harris, who isn’t the same player after knee and hamstring injuries robbed him of his explosiveness, had only 18 tackles and 1

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