Bears rest vets in last practice before break

October, 10, 2012
10/10/12
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LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears rested several veteran players on Wednesday during the team's final abbreviated practice before their bye weekend.

Quarterback Jay Cutler, defensive end Julius Peppers, wide receivers Brandon Marshall, Alshon Jeffery and Devin Hester as well as fullback Evan Rodriguez and center Roberto Garza were among the players given the day off.

The Bears are scheduled to next return to the practice field on Monday in advance of their home game against the Detroit Lions on Oct. 22.

Jeff Dickerson | email

Chicago Bears beat reporter
Dickerson has been the Bears beat reporter for ESPN Chicago since 2004. He also hosts weeknight radio shows on ESPN 1000.

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