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Bears claim Aguayo one day after his release

From ESPN - August 13, 2017

The Chicago Bears have claimed former Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker Roberto Aguayo off waivers.

To clear roster space for Auguayo, the Bears placed veteran wide receiver Rueben Randle on injured reserve, a source told Yates.

Aguayo was waived by the Buccaneers on Saturday after his rocky start to the preseason. Aguayo missed an extra point in the second quarter of a 23-12 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Friday night. He was then brought out late in the fourth quarter for a 47-yard field goal attempt, which went wide right. He made one field goal, a 20-yard kick on the Bucs' opening possession.

Aguayo's release came just one year after the Bucs traded into the second round of the 2016 draft to select him, which made him the highest-drafted kicker since Mike Nugent in 2005.

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