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Bears may place Kyle Long on injured reserve

Chicago Bears right guard Kyle Long has a tendon injury in his right foot, and the team is deciding whether to put him on injured reserve.


Coach Matt Nagy says the three-time Pro Bowl lineman is "week to week." The Bears could place him on IR with the intent to return in eight weeks if they don't think he could be back sooner.


Long was hurt in the closing minutes of the Bears' 24-10 victory over the New York Jets on Sunday.


Tight end Dion Sims rolled into him while the two were blocking for Jordan Howard on a run.

Nagy said the injury was not the same as the severe injury to his right ankle in 2016 that required surgery.

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