Bears put CB Tillman on IR with broken ribs
Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman was placed on injured
reserve and will miss the season finale against Detroit after
breaking his ribs.
Defensive lineman Israel Idonije also went on IR on Wednesday
because of a foot injury.
Tillman, second in the NFL with six forced fumbles, was
injured during the Bears’ 36-30 overtime victory over Minnesota on
Monday night. He broke his ribs and sustained a lung contusion on a
helmet hit from teammate Craig Steltz< as they tried to tackle
Minnesota’s Visanthe Shiancoe on a catch.
Tillman was hospitalized after being transported off the
field on a stretcher.