Bears sign veteran fullback Darrel Young, waive Joe Sommers
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears have signed veteran fullback Darrel Young and waived rookie Joe Sommers.
The Bears announced the moves on Thursday, a week after players reported to training camp.
Young has started 36 of his 90 career games, totaling 185 rushing yards on 51 attempts and seven touchdowns with the Washington Redskins from 2010-15. He also had 45 receptions for 432 yards and six touchdowns.
Sommers had joined the Bears as an undrafted free agent out of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.
The Bears also announced offensive lineman Amini Silatolu has passed his physical. Silatolu signed with the team on July 20 after four seasons with the Carolina Panthers. Silatolu was declared active/PUP before training camp because of a knee injury.