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Charles Tillman tore triceps; Bears place him on IR

Charles Tillman's season has been ruined by the same injury that ended his season prematurely in 2013.

The Bearsannounced that Tillman tore his right triceps in Sunday night's 28-20 comeback victory over the San Francisco 49ers and is out for the remainder of the season. He will be placed on injured reserve.

Along with linebacker Lance Briggs, Tillman is a valuable, longtime leader on a Bears defense attempting to bounce back from a disappointing 2013 campaign. Although this is a big loss, the coaching staff has to feel good about the play of first-round rookie Kyle Fuller, who was outstanding in Week 2, recording twointerceptions off Colin Kaepernick.

Tillman, a two-time Pro Bowl selection, turns 34 years old in February. Set to hit the open market a month later, his future in Chicago -- and perhaps even in the NFL -- is up in the air.

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