When Bears coach John Fox went over his injury report after Wednesday’s practice at Halas Hall, there were three notable names missing, and that’s good news.
Receivers Alshon Jeffery (calf), Eddie Royal (hip) and Marquess Wilson (hamstring) were not among the players who were limited at practice. Last week, Jeffery, Royal and Wilson were limited at practice because of their respective injuries.
All three receivers played in Week 1 against the Packers, and none of them appeared to be significantly hindered. Jeffery, who had been out since Aug. 12, played 60 of the 77 offensive snaps (78 percent). Jeffery, Royal and Wilson combined for eight catches for 145 yards in Week 1.
Royal’s participation Wednesday also was encouraging because he was evaluated for a concussion at halftime against the Packers. He did return to action on Sunday, but his activity Wednesday suggests that there were no symptoms afterward.
As far as injuries, defensive tackle Ego Ferguson (knee) and cornerback Tracy Porter (hamstring) did not participate.
Outside linebackers Pernell McPhee (ankle) and Sam Acho (illness), inside linebacker Jon Bostic (ankle) and nickel back Sherrick McManis (thigh) were limited.
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