Bourbonnais, IL (Sports Network) - The Chicago Bears signed running back
Curtis Brinkley to a one-year contract on Monday in an attempt to bolster some
depth to a position currently dealing with injuries.
The move comes three days after Armando Allen, projected to be the team's No.
3 running back behind Matt Forte and Michael Bush, hurt his right hamstring in
Friday's preseason opener at Carolina.
Brinkley had spent the first three years of his pro career with the San Diego
Chargers, compiling 227 rushing yards and a touchdown on 71 carries over 23
total games while adding 19 receptions for 118 yards. The 27-year-old appeared
in 10 contests with San Diego last season, gaining 115 yards on 39 attempts
while making 12 catches.
To make room for Brinkley on the camp roster, Chicago waived wide receiver
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