Bears notebook: Adam Shaheen out indefinitely with sprained foot, ankle
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Upon further review, tight end Adam Shaheen has a sprained foot, as well.
The Bears hoped for the best when Shaheen turned awkwardly as he planted his foot on a five-yard catch Saturday against the Broncos. He originally was diagnosed with a sprained right ankle, but further tests revealed the foot sprain.
“We’re kind of trying to figure out exactly where he’s at right now,” coach Matt Nagy said. “We’re probably going to get it looked at — a second-opinion type deal.”
Despite the complication, Nagy was hopeful it wasn’t a serious injury. For now, Shaheen is out indefinitely.
“It’s just a sprain,” Nagy said. “We’ll have to monitor it as we go.”
Hall mum on suspension
Safety Deiondre’ Hall said he was “not gonna get into detail” about being suspended for Week 1 for violating the NFL’s policy on a drug of abuse.
“Just looking to move forward,” the 2016 fourth-round pick said.
Nagy also did not divulge details of the suspension.
“He feels terrible about it, and he’s going to do everything he can to get back on track,” Nagy said.
Nagy said he’s hoping outside linebacker Leonard Floyd, who had surgery Sunday to repair a fractured right hand, can return to practice “within the next couple of days.” The Bears are planning for Floyd to play through the injury, with a cast on the broken hand.
“We feel very optimistic about Week 1,” Nagy said.
Hicks still out
Defensive end Akiem Hicks did not practice because of knee soreness.
“We trust what he tells us,’’ Nagy said. ‘‘I want to make sure he’s ready to rock and roll for Week 1.”