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Trey Burton added to Bears’ injury report on eve of playoff game

Tight end Trey Burton was added to the injury report late Saturday, unusual timing on the eve of the Bears’ wild-card game against Burton’s former team, the Eagles.

Burton’s status was changed to questionable with a groin injury. He was not on the injury report after practice Friday. It’s unclear what triggered the change. The Bears typically have a dance contest and walkthrough on Saturdays before going to their hotel for meetings.

Burton — who threw the “Philly Special” pass to Eagles quarterback Nick Foles in the Super Bowl last season — has played in all 16 games this season. In his five-year career, he has played in 77 of a possible 80 games.

Pro Bowl safety Eddie Jackson, who is questionable with a sprained right ankle, is the Bears’ other compelling injury case. The Bears will announce their active players 90 minutes before the 3:40 p.m. kickoff Sunday at Soldier Field.

Trey Burton carries the ball in the first quarter at Soldier Field on Sunday. | Stacy Revere/Getty Images

Trey Burton carries the ball in the first quarter at Soldier Field on Sunday. | Stacy Revere/Getty Images