Bears put Harvey Unga on IR

Updated: August 12, 2010, 4:20 PM ET
By Jeff Dickerson | ESPNChicago.com

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears placed running back Harvey Unga on injured reserve Thursday.

Unga, selected by the Bears in the seventh-round of the 2010 NFL supplemental draft, injured his right hamstring in the early stages of training camp. He was expected to compete with Garrett Wolfe and Khalil Bell for a roster spot in the backfield, but instead, Unga will essentially redshirt this season and attempt to make the club next summer.

The former BYU standout will count against ...

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