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|Bears' Wolfe Out for Season with Kidney Injury
|LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) _ The Chicago Bears placed backup running back Garrett Wolfe on injured reserve Friday, ending his season.
The team listed a kidney injury for Wolfe, who told the Chicago Tribune in a text message that he suffered a lacerated kidney on the opening kickoff of a game against Arizona on November 8.
The Bears elevated running back Kahlil Bell from the practice squad to replace Wolfe.
Wolfe carried the ball 22 times this season for 120 yards and one touchdown. He added nine special teams tackles and two receptions for 12 yards.
Chicago hosts Philadelphia on Sunday.
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