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Five questions: Chicago Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery

BOURBONNIS, Ill. -- Alshon Jeffery's ascension to the No. 1 wide receiver role is one of the Chicago Bears' central storylines on offense during training camp.

After suffering a minor shoulder sprain during Sunday's practice, Jeffery met the media to discuss his expectations and role for the 2015 season.

How much do you enjoy the Adam Gase offense?

Jeffery: "I love it, man. It's just creative. Coach Gase does a great job of just finding mismatches and getting the ball in my hands."

Do you expect to have any upcoming contract talks with the Bears?

Jeffery: "Nah. I'm playing football. Just playing football. That's all I'm planning on focusing on."

How much is rookie wide receiver Kevin White missing by not practicing?

Jeffery: "I mean, he'll be out there soon. I mean, I'm pretty sure he's just taking a lot of mental reps, just watching film and all that stuff like that. Coach Mike Groh stays on him all the time. So I'm pretty sure he's just eager to get out there."

Are ready to be the No. 1 wide receiver?

Jeffery: "I mean, I'm not looking forward to anything. I'm just doing my job -- whatever it takes for us to win. I mean, whether that's me blocking, catching the ball, it doesn't matter. It's not one guy who stands out on our team. It takes 11 guys on the field. So each one of us has our part."

Do you expect teams to focus more on you now that Brandon Marshall is gone?

Jeffery: "Man, I would say that every year you expect something from defenses no matter who's out there. Matt [Forte] is still out there. Martellus [Bennett] is still out there. I'm out there. Jay [Cutler] is out there. We each have to help each other no matter who's out there. Stuff happens all the time where guys come and go in the NFL. Coaches come and go. So you just have to step up to the new role."