Bears place LB Sharpton on IR

CHICAGO (AP) Bears kicker Robbie Gould is questionable for Monday night's game against the New Orleans Saints because of a right quadricep injury.

Gould sat out last week against Dallas. If he's not available, Jay Feely is expected be the kicker again.

Safety Chris Conte is doubtful because of a back injury while offensive lineman Michael Ola (back), defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff (knee) and defensive end Cornelius Washington (ankle) are questionable.

The Bears also placed linebacker Darryl Sharpton on injured reserve because of a hamstring injury and elevated quarterback David Fales from the practice squad to the active roster on Saturday.

Sharpton has appeared in 47 games with Houston (2010-13) and Chicago (2014). He had 27 tackles in five games for the Bears.

A sixth-round draft pick by the Bears out of San Jose State, Fales has spent the last 13 weeks on their practice squad.

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