Josh Morgan sat out too, leaving Chicago thin at receiver.
Chicago also has signed Greg Herd to the practice squad.
Chicago needs depth after injuries to Matt Slauson and Roberto Garza.
Also, third-stringer David Fales will start Thursday’s preseason finale.
Safety Chris Conte received some first-team defense reps, as did linebacker Khaseem Greene.
Offensive lineman Kyle Long is recovering from a viral infection.
Three rookies are getting meaningful first-team reps on defense.
The Bears flashed some new looks on defense at Tuesday’s practice.
Britton started four games for the Bears as a sixth eligible lineman last year.
A step-by-step, player-by-player look at the offseason script for the Bears to follow.
There’s no getting around the fact that the Bears’ defensive line has underwhelmed this season.
There’s no way to get around it: Tonight’s game is the most meaningless of the preseason.
Sixteen guys competing for seven spots.
The second preseason game is upon on us, which means the starters are starting to matter a little more.
When Marc Trestman said Friday in Charlotte that J’Marcus Webb was “in a competition”, it wasn’t all that surprising based on his play.
It’s gut check time for J’Marcus Webb, who has struggled throughout the preseason at right tackle after losing his job at left tackle after last season.
Eben Britton admits he didn’t have expectations to make the Bears’ 53-man roster when he signed with the team in April.
It’s an all too common theme with the Chicago Bears, but their depth on the offensive line is already being tested in training camp.
The Bears announced today they have signed guard/tackle Eben Britton to a one-year contract.