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Monday, August 10, 2009
Evening Bears update

By Kevin Seifert
ESPN.com

Posted by ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- As we move through training camp and into the regular season, it'll be incumbent on me to make sure we don't duplicate the fine Bears coverage we're now getting from Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago. So make sure you check out his Monday practice notes, which leads off with the surprising ascent of rookie safety Al Afalava. It's impressive to see how much progress Afalava has made since missing most of the Bears' offseason program.

Here are a few other observations from Day 1 at Bears camp:

Check back for more Bears camp coverage Tuesday. For those planning your schedule around it, my official Bears Camp Confidential report is scheduled to appear Thursday afternoon.