Wednesday December 30th, 2015

The Chicago Bears have placed wide receiver Alshon Jeffery on injured reserve to end his season, the team announced Wednesday.

Jeffery did not play in last week’s 26–21 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as he nursed a hamstring injury. With Jeffery set to miss Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions, he will have missed seven games in the 2015 season.

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Jeffery’s contract with the Bears expires at the end of the season. He finishes the year with 54 catches for 807 yards and four touchdowns.

The Bears also placed rookie lineman Eddie Goldman on IR. He finished the year with 12 starts and recorded 4.5 sacks.

- Christopher Chavez

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