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Olsen's trade a bizarre 'business' deal

Both the timing and circumstances surrounding trade seem flawed

Updated: July 29, 2011, 9:41 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- You wanted some excitement, Bears fan, and now you got it.

As of Thursday night, the Chicago Bears still haven't added a "sexy" free agent -- just household necessities like a passel of rookies, a punter and a blocking tight end -- but they did lose a popular, flaxen-haired tight end on the eve of "Bearbounnais."

In less than 24 hours, Greg Olsen went from trusted tight end (albeit one looking for some new paper) to the embodiment of a James Taylor song. ...

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