Hester, Hillenmeyer skip practice

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Devin Hester (calf) and Hunter Hillenmeyer (groin) are skipping practice Wednesday at Halas Hall.

Linebacker Lance Briggs (knee, hip) and offensive tackle Orlando Pace (groin) have returned to the practice field after both players missed last Sunday's game versus the Rams.

We'll check in later with the official injury report.