Bears RB Wolfe lost for season with kidney injury

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears placed backup running back Garrett Wolfe on injured reserve Friday, ending his season.

The Bears also listed tight end Desmond Clark (neck) and safety Kevin Payne (back) as doubtful to play in Sunday night's game against the Philadelphia Eagles because of injuries.

The Bears listed a kidney injury for Wolfe, who told the Chicago Tribune in a text message that he suffered a lacerated kidney on the opening kickoff of a Nov. 8 game against the Arizona Cardinals.

The Bears elevated running back Kahlil Bell from the practice squad to replace Wolfe on the roster.

Wolfe carried the ball 22 times this season for 120 yards and one touchdown. He added nine special-teams tackles and two receptions for 12 yards.

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