Bears place Walters on IR, sign Venable

The Chicago Bears shuffled safeties on Wednesday, placing Anthony Walters on injured reserve and signing Winston Venable.

Walters, an undrafted free agent who spent the first five weeks of the season on the practice squad, played four games for the Bears this season.

Venable, who was waived by the Bears on Oct. 11, appeared in five games for the Bears with five special teams tackles.