Chicago Bears place Matt Toeaina on injured reserve

Joe Camporeale-US PRESSWIRE

The Bears placed Matt Toeaina on injured reserve while activating Cory Brandon from the practice squad.

The Chicago Bears placed defensive tackle Matt Toeaina on injured reserve and signed offensive tackle Cory Brandon from the practice squad to fill the open spot on the 53-man roster.

After starting 22 games over the last two seasons, Toeaina was limited to just three games this year due to a troublesome knee injury. Toeaina started the season opener before missing the next three games. He returned against Jacksonville, then missed the following seven contests. After returning against Minnesota, Toeaina sat out against Green Bay this past week. He will reportedly undergo an MRI on Tuesday to determine if surgery is necessary.

The 25-year-old Brandon is in his second season after being undrafted out of Oklahoma. He spent training camp with the Bears before being released in the final cuts following the preseason. He was initially signed to Chicago's practice squad before being released in September. Brandon rejoined the Bears' practice squad in October. He will add depth to an offensive line that has battled injury issues recently.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Chicago

You must be a member of SB Nation Chicago to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Chicago. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Chicago

You must be a member of SB Nation Chicago to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Chicago. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.