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Bears promote David Fales to 53-man roster

Bears promote David Fales to 53-man roster

With Jay Cutler expected to miss time with a hamstring injury, the Chicago Bears promoted David Fales to the 53-man roster and brought in two quarterbacks for a tryout.

Fales was bumped up from the practice squad to be the backup to Jimmy Clausen while Cutler is injured. According to an NFL source, Alex Tanney and Justin Worley worked out for the team at Halas Hall. 

Tanney, the younger brother of the team’s former analytics director Mitch Tanney, worked out for the Bears in late August last year and played at Division III Monmouth College. Tanney was on the Buffalo Bills practice squad earlier this season. 

Worley is an undrafted rookie free agent from...