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Bears have backup roles up for grabs

Chicago has plenty of roster spots still open. Backup roles at tight end, safety, cornerback and across the entire O-line could all be locked up in the final preseason game. Thursday team previews

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Bears trade for Texans tight end Khari Lee

The Bears shuffled the bottom of their roster Wednesday when they acquired TE Khari Lee via a trade with the Texans for a 2017 sixth-round draft pick.

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Could Alshon Jeffery miss Week 1?

WRs Marquess Wilson (hamstring) and Eddie Royal (hip) appear to be getting healthy, but Jeffery's status is still cloudy. By all accounts, his calf injury is minor, but why hasn't he returned to the field? Wednesday NFL storylines

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The Chicago Bears reached the 75-man roster limit on Tuesday by claiming QB Zac Dysert and TE Gannon Sinclair off of waivers, placing RB Senorise Perry on injured reserve and waiving QB Shane Carden and OG Lucas Nix.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Chicago Bears head coach John Fox sounded annoyed when reporters pressed him for an update on wide receiver Alshon Jeffery's injured calf: "It's not like he's sitting there eating bonbons. He's conditioning." Fox has listed Jeffery as "day-to-day" since August 12.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chicago Bears held out a dozen players on Tuesday, the team's final open practice of the preseason. The list of unavailable players included: running back Matt Forte, quarterback Jimmy Clausen, left tackle Jermon Bushrod and wide receivers Alshon Jeffery, Eddie Royal and Marquess Wilson.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chicago Bears final preseason depth chart lists Alan Ball and Kyle Fuller as starting cornerbacks in the aftermath of Tim Jennings' release on Monday.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Chicago Bears head coach John Fox had a simple explanation for why the team released two-time Pro Bowl cornerback. "We liked guys better," Fox said.

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Chicago defense is just plain bad

With the second-worst defense in the league, it appears the Bears' season is doomed in 2015. Where do they rank in ESPN's first-ever NFL Football Power Index? Inaugural NFL FPI

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Upon further review Chicago Bears backup quarterback Jimmy Clausen did suffer a concussion vs. the Cincinnati Bengals on Saturday. The club originally announced that Clausen passed the concussion test administered at Paul Brown Stadium, but Clausen later experienced delayed symptoms, according to head coach John Fox. Clausen also missed Week 17 of last year because of a concussion.

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