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Bears hold out K Robbie Gould

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears added kicker Robbie Gould to their list of injured players heading into Thursday’s matchup with the Dallas Cowboys, as he missed practice Tuesday due to a sore groin.

Gould isn’t expected to miss time, but rookie punter Pat O’Donnell worked some Tuesday at place kicking.

“Robbie came up with a … was sore this morning,” Bears coach Marc Trestman said. “So we just rested him today. We’ll see where he is like with the other guys who didn’t practice today. We’ll just see where he is tomorrow.”

The Bears don’t have to declare whether their injured players are probable, questionable or out until Wednesday.

In other injury news, the Bears held out receiver Alshon Jeffery (hamstring) for the second consecutive day of practice, along with defensive end Cornelius Washington (chest) and receiver Chris Williams (hamstring). Safety Chris Conte (eye) returned to the practice field Tuesday and participated in a limited capacity along with defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff (knee) and linebacker Darryl Sharpton (hamstring).

Tight end Martellus Bennett (foot) participated fully Tuesday, as did cornerback Tim Jennings (groin), defensive end Trevor Scott (knee) and right guard Kyle Long (calf).

Trestman said the club held out Jeffery “just for precautionary reasons.”