Aug 4, 2013; Canton, OH, USA; Dallas Cowboys tight end Dante Rosario (80) carries the ball against the Miami Dolphins in the 2013 Hall of Fame Game at Fawcett Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Bears Acquire Dallas Cowboys Tight-End Dante Rosario


Upon the finalization of the Chicago Bears 53-man roster on Saturday, there were initial concerns that the Bears were thin at the tight end position.

Tight-End Martellus Bennett was an impact acquisition for the Bears this off-season, however behind Bennett, there was some question about the Bears tight-ends. Entering Monday, Steve Maneri and Kyle Adams were listed as the tight-ends behind Bennett.

Neither Maneri nor Adams, however, figured to have an impact this season for the Bears as a pass catching tight-end. That would be a concern for the Bears, as in the pre-season, Bears’ head coach Marc Trestman showed a willingness to run 2, sometimes 3, tight-end sets on offense.

The Bears addressed those concerns on Monday.

The Bears traded a 2014 seventh round draft pick to the Dallas Cowboys for tight-end Dante Rosario.

With the Cowboys last season, Rosario recorded 10 receptions for a total of 95 yards and 3 touchdowns. For his career, Rosario has 1,106 yards on 99 receptions to go along with 8 touchdowns.

Rosario figures to be listed as the Bears’ second tight-end on the depth chart. Adams was waived to make room for Rosario on the roster.

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