Unrein posted a pair of stops in Sunday's season-ending loss to the Vikings, and he posted a sack and 26 tackles in 13 games on the year. Unrein was a regular on the field at defensive end for the Bears, but his inability to compile numbers has made him nearly invisible as a fantasy option, as he averaged two tackles per contest. He's under contract with the Bears next season, though he'll need to show significant improvement to become a viable option in IDP leagues.
Unrein (back) will not play Sunday against the Titans, Jeff Dickerson of ESPN.com reports. Unrein hasn't taken the field since Week 8. Rookie Jonathan Bullard will continue to see expanded reps in the veteran's absence.
Unrein (back) will not play Sunday against the Giants. Unrein missed every practice this week and did not travel with the team to New York. He'll look to get back on the field prior to next week's matchup with the Titans.
Unrein (back) will be inactive for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers. Unrein is set to miss his first game of the season due to the back issue, while Jonathan Bullard may get the start at defensive end in his place.
The Chargers announced Wednesday that they have signed defensive lineman Mitch Unrein to a two-year deal. The contract is worth $1.9 million. Unrein visited the team and now he has signed a contract to provide depth along the defensive line. The 27-year-old has 49 total tackles in his career.