(CBS) With starting kicker Robbie Gould suffering from a quad injury, the Bears have signed free agent kicker Jay Feely ahead of Thursday’s game against the Cowboys, they announced Wednesday.
In the corresponding move, Chicago waived receiver/returner Chris Williams.
The 38-year-old Feely last kicked in 2013, for the Cardinals, hitting 30 of 36 field goals. For his career, he’s made 329 of 398 field goals (82.7 percent).
Williams appeared in seven games this season for the Bears, returning 24 kickoffs for 579 yards (24.1 yards per return) with one touchdown.