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Bears Place Kicker Robbie Gould On Injured Reserve

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(LAKE FOREST, Ill.) -- The Chicago Bears placed kicker Robbie Gould on injured reserve with a left calf injury, and signed veteran Olindo Mare to a one-year contract to handle the kicking duties.

The 30-year-old Gould strained his left calf during warm-ups before Sunday’s loss to the Minnesota Vikings. He converted two extra points in the contest, but punter Adam Podlesh handled the kickoffs.

Gould converted 21 of 25 field goals this season and is ranked fourth all-time in the NFL in field goal percentage at 85.6 percent.

The 39-year-old Mare is a 15-year veteran, having last played for the Carolina Panthers in 2011.

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