Texans Are Cutting Former Bears WR Anthony Miller

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Texans Are Cutting Former Bears WR Anthony Miller

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The surprise cuts keep coming.

First, it’s the Cowboys cutting linebacker Jaylon Smith. The next morning, it’s the Patriots parting ways with cornerback Stephon Gilmore. And not too long ago, a name Bears fans are familiar with is hitting the streets:

Well, Anthony Miller’s time in Houston didn’t last long.

Miller, who will turn 27 this week, was a second-round pick by the Bears in the 2018 NFL Draft. Miller caught 134 passes and 11 touchdowns in three seasons in Chicago. But inconsistent play and a kerfuffle with known irritant Chauncey Gardner-Johnson in the Bears’ playoff loss to the Saints helped expedite Miller’s departure from the team. For what it’s worth, Miller regrets throwing hands and being ejected from a playoff game. But it was too little, too late as Chicago sent Miller to Houston for a 2022 fifth-round draft pick in late July.

Miller appeared in two games with the Texans. He caught just five passes, but one of them was a touchdown. Maybe this tweet suggests he seems to have known that this morning’s move was coming judging by his tweet last night:

Otherwise, it’s an oddly timed tweet for a player who will be seeking employment with his third different team since the end of July.

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Author: Patrick K. Flowers

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