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Bears part with Acho, promote Barrow

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The Chicago Bears promoted linebacker Lamin Barrow from the practice squad to the active roster Saturday and terminated the contract of vested veteran linebacker Sam Acho.

Barrow appeared in all 16 regular-season games for the Denver Broncos last season with one start, recording eight special teams tackles and one tackle on defense. He entered the NFL as a fifth-round draft selection of the Broncos in 2014 out of LSU.

Acho appeared in 51 games (32 starts) over four seasons with the Arizona Cardinals (2011-14), recording 86 tackles, 13 sacks, 16 tackles for a loss, seven forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, three interceptions and eight pass breakups.


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