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Isaiah Irving rushes against the Browns in the Bears’ fourth exhibition game. (Getty Images)

With Willie Young hurt, Bears promote OLB Isaiah Irving for game

SHARE With Willie Young hurt, Bears promote OLB Isaiah Irving for game
SHARE With Willie Young hurt, Bears promote OLB Isaiah Irving for game

With Willie Young sidelined by a triceps injury, the Bears promoted outside linebacker Isaiah Irving to play Monday night against the Vikings.

An undrafted free agent from San Jose State, the 6-2, 254-pound Irving had a stellar Bears preseason before being cut, clearing waivers and being added to the practice squad. Pro Football Focus rated his pass-rush productivity tops among 3-4 outside linebackers. He had three sacks and forced one fumble in four exhibition games.

Young has a tear in his triceps that could be season-ending, leaving Leonard Floyd, Pernell McPhee and Sam Acho to play the majority of Monday night’s snaps.


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