Both Lance Briggs and Anthony Adams are major cogs in the Chicago Bears defense. Adams was hurt the first day of training camp (foot injury) in Bourbonnais and Briggs bruised his knee there as well. During the opening kickoff of the preseason, defensive end Corey Wootton injured his knee and will be out for at least the remainder of the preseason and possibly part of the regular season.
Quite honestly, veterans like Briggs and Adams know what they need to do to be ready for the season opener on September 11th against the Atlanta Falcons. Wootton still needs to prove he can stay healthy, but the Chicago Bears are very happy with his progress.
Rookie running back Harvey Unga is still excused for personal reasons. I’d like to see him show what he can do, but obviously he is prioritizing his personal life. His wife just had their second child, so I hope it isn’t anything too serious.
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