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Balancing on the bubble

TE Kyle Adams (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

Per NFL rules, the Bears have to pare down the roster from 75 to 53 players by the end of the day Friday. With 22 guys about to be cut in less than four days, now is a stressful time in Chicago's locker room.

Without guaranteed contracts, life in the NFL is never easy. The possibility of being waived at a moment's notice is a burden all players must bear. That is especially so this week, as final cuts are due Friday afternoon. The Chicago Bears roster currently stands at 75 but must be pared down to 53 in less than four days. As such, a number of bubble players must sweat it out this week. Pink slips... Recommended Stories