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On the chopping block?

The Bears are hosting free-agent wide receiver Domenik Hixon today. While he's not a superstar, the team's interest in Hixon doesn't bode well for Earl Bennett and his $2.45 million contract.

As of Tuesday midnight, the Chicago Bears had roughly $8.2 million in cap space, which was the fifth fewest amount in the league. The club still has a number of holes to fill and must allocate around $4 million for the incoming draft class, so they're not out of the woods yet. GM Phil Emery's first cap-clearing move came with the release of Julius Peppers on Tuesday, which will save the club... Recommended Stories