CHICAGO Teams

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chicago Bears announced the following players will be inactive for Saturday's preseason game at Arizona: Jonathan Anderson, Joshua Bellamy, Bryce Callahan, Jordan Howard, Jeremy Langford, Kyle Long, Danny Trevathan, Mitch Unrein and Markus Wheaton.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Chicago Bears running back Jordan Howard suffered a minor corneal abrasion in Friday's walk-through practice and did not travel to Arizona for Saturday's preseason game.

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Bulldogs excited for big matchup vs. ND (1:31)
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Kelly blames himself for disastrous 4-8 season (1:53)
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Baez secures the Cubs' lead with two-run dinger (0:27)
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Rizzo knocks in two runs (0:24)
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BBTN: Can the Cubs withstand another injury?

Before conversations with Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo and Royals Dir. of Pro Scouting Gene Watson, Pedro Gomez chats with Bob Nightengale about the Cubs facing another injury, the NL wild-card race, the phenomenal job done by Mike Scioscia this season and more.

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Pair of Braves highlight Thursday's longest HRs

Ian Happ may have hit a 443-foot home run, but the rookie was overshadowed by Freddie Freeman and Ender Inciarte, who each hit home runs more than 430 feet in the Braves' 10-4 win against the Rockies.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bears have been playing Hroniss Grasu at center and Cody Whitehair at left guard with Kyle Long nursing his ankle injury, according to coach John Fox.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Thursday's injury report: Markus Wheaton, Prince Amukamara, Akiem Hicks and Kyle Long were among the players to miss practice.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Overheard on Thursday: "I think I've answered that, like, 20 times. But, yes." -- Bears coach John Fox on whether the quarterback order will be Mike Glennon-Mark Sanchez-Mitchell Trubisky on Saturday night in Arizona.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Huge cheers for Bears rookie QB Mitchell Trubisky (middle) during individual drills

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long is back with team but not practicing after missing Wednesday's workout to have his right ankle re-examined.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

This is the second straight year the Bears have practiced at a high school stadium. Nice treat for fans unable to travel south to Bourbonnais for training camp.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chicago Bears are out in the community tonight, practicing at suburban Prospect High School.

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Today is the first time the Cubs have lost a game when scoring at least 10 runs since May 28, 2006 against the Braves (snaps 107-game winning streak). It's also the first time they've lost a game in which they hit 6 HR since May 17, 1979 (lost 23-22 to the Phillies).