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Josh Bellamy | Wide Receiver | #11

Team: Chicago Bears
Age / DOB:  (27) / 5/18/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 211
College: Louisville
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The Bears are starting Josh Bellamy and Marc Mariani at wide receiver in Week 17 against the Lions.
With Zach Miller (toe) inactive, they're starting Rob Housler at tight end. The Bears have been decimated at wideout this season, losing Marquess Wilson, Alshon Jeffery, and Kevin White to year-ending injuries, and Eddie Royal to an illness and a knee injury that hampered him throughout the year. Jan 3 - 11:46 AM

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Josh Bellamy caught 4-of-5 targets for 57 yards in Week 11 against the Broncos.

Bellamy started opposite Marquess Wilson with Alshon Jeffery and Eddie Royal sidelined. His five targets were behind Wilson, Martellus Bennett, and Zach Miller. Bellamy won't be a fantasy option even if he draws another start in Week 12.
Sun, Nov 22, 2015 05:17:00 PM

Josh Bellamy will start opposite Marquess Wilson with Alson Jeffery sidelined.

Bellamy managed six catches in Week 5 with Jeffery and Eddie Royal out. He'll be the No. 3 pass-game option behind Wilson and Martellus Bennett, but isn't a fantasy option.
Sun, Nov 22, 2015 11:55:00 AM

Josh Bellamy (groin) is questionable for Week 6 against the Lions.

Bellamy is a game-time decision after being limited in practice. He caught 6-of-8 targets for 31 yards last week. Bellamy could make another start if Alshon Jeffery (hamstring) and Eddie Royal (ankle) don’t return.
Sat, Oct 17, 2015 02:22:00 PM

Josh Bellamy (groin) was limited in Wednesday's practice.

Bellamy had six catches as the No. 2 receiver last week. He would only have a role if Alshon Jeffery and Eddie Royal don't return.
Wed, Oct 14, 2015 06:52:00 PM

Bears WR Josh Bellamy caught 6-of-8 targets for 31 yards in the Week 5 win over the Chiefs.

Bellamy worked as the No. 2 receiver opposite Marquess Wilson with Alshon Jeffery and Eddie Royal both injured and out. Bellamy isn't a fantasy option.
Sun, Oct 11, 2015 05:49:00 PM

Bears promoted WRs Josh Bellamy and Chris Williams from their practice squad.

It's a sign that Brandon Marshall (ankle) and/or Alshon Jeffery (hamstring) could be held out. The Bears also signed C Taylor Boggs to their active roster.
Sat, Sep 13, 2014 05:07:00 PM

Bears claimed WR Josh Bellamy off waivers from the Redskins.

A 2012 undrafted free agent, Bellamy appeared in five games for the Redskins last season as a special teamer. He'll compete for one of the final spots on the Bears' 53-man roster.
Tue, Apr 8, 2014 05:03:00 PM

Redskins promoted WR Josh Bellamy from the practice squad.

CB Jerome Murphy was waived in a corresponding roster move. A second-year undrafted free agent, Bellamy appeared in three games for the Chiefs last season, but made zero catches. He'll contribute on special teams in Washington.
Tue, Nov 26, 2013 04:51:00 PM

Chiefs signed WR Josh Bellamy from the practice squad and waived OG Hayworth Hicks.

Bellamy worked in as a defensive back in practice this week with Eric Berry, Kendrick Lewis, Brandon Flowers, and Abram Elam battling various nicks and dings. Bellamy was signed as an undrafted free agent out of Louisville. Hicks was just claimed off waivers last week.
Sat, Dec 8, 2012 05:38:00 PM

According to, undrafted WR Josh Bellamy "turned some heads" during the Chiefs' offseason program.

Bellamy was a productive receiver for Louisville, but also saw time at cornerback and on returns. How well his versatility plays in the preseason will make or break his chances of cracking Kansas City's 53 as a special teamer.
Mon, Jun 25, 2012 04:18:00 PM

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