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6-10, 4th in NFC North

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chicago Bears signed OL Dan Buchholz and waived P Ben LeCompte.

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What Chicago's red-zone struggles mean

Jay Cutler & Co. were much worse in the red zone last year than the rest of the field. While that should even out, it might mean the Bears' offense will decline as a whole, per Bill Barnwell. Red zone analysis

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears head coach John Fox declined to put a timetable on the return of Pro Bowl RG Kyle Long, who suffered a left calf strain on Thursday. Fox called Long, "day-to-day." Veteran Ted Larsen replaced Long at RG on Friday, according to Fox.

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Cutler thinks Kevin White can be a special player (0:51)

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bears kicked off their second day of practice without RG Kyle Long (calf) or OLB Leonard Floyd (illness). Both are absent after failing to finish yesterday's workout.

Bears offensive line is in flux

The interior of the Bears' O-line has some question marks. The expectation is Chicago will not have its starting five finalized until around the third exhibition game against Kansas City, writes Jeff Dickerson. Under-the-radar storylines

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery deflected questions about his failure to secure a long term deal, saying on Thursday that he's, "blessed and does have a contract" in the form of the one-year guaranteed franchise tag amount of $14.599 million. Jeffery did not want to speculate about next year when he could leave the Bears via free agency.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears rookie Leonard Floyd, who left practice on a cart because of an illness, tells us he just has a stomach bug and expects to practice on Friday. Floyd said the trainers told him not to push it today, but he wanted to practice because he knew fans were excited to see the first round pick play.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears head coach John Fox said first-round pick Leonard Floyd left the field today because of an illness. Fox says Floyd has been sick for several days and should be okay.

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Gase's move to Miami sends ripple effects

Adam Gase taking over in Miami will loom large in 2016, and not just for the Dolphins. Jay Cutler and the Bears' offense might not be the same without him, Dan Graziano writes. Moves with immediate impact

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears top pick Leonard Floyd taken back to the locker room on a cart. Team expected to update after practice.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and Alshon Jeffery hope to spend camp working on their chemistry. Jeffery missed much of training camp last year because of injuries.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Chicago Bears practice is officially underway at ONU. Full roster expected minus the three players on PUP.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Chicago Bears signed DB Brandon Boykin and WR B.J. Daniels and officially placed Pernell McPhee, Amini Silatolu and Marquess Wilson active/PUP for the beginning of training camp. Boykin has appeared in 64 career games with 7 starts over four seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles (2012-14) and Pittsburgh Steelers (2015).

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Pernell McPhee begins training camp on PUP

Veteran pass rusher Pernell McPhee, who came into camp "at a really good weight," is dealing with a lingering knee issue, said GM Ryan Pace.

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Leonard Floyd in good hands with John Fox (0:40)

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears general manager Ryan Pace does not feel Alshon Jeffery will be affected by the lack of a long term deal. Pace called the negotiations with Jeffery "friendly" and feels the WR is in a good place.

Team Stats

Passing Yards228.923rd
Rushing Yards115.711th
Points For20.923rd
Points Against24.820th

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