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Receivers Alshon Jeffery, Marquess Wilson stand out in Bears' practice Monday

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- The Bears offense recovered from a sluggish Family Fest performance with a strong effort on Monday, most notably by receivers Alshon Jeffery and Marquess Wilson.

A running theme throughout camp, Jeffery got the best of cornerback Kyle Fuller, catching at least three passes with Fuller in coverage, including a deep ball.

Jeffery even managed to make one completion after he slipped and fell down on a ball thrown behind him.

"Today, on a hot, humid day like this was today, I thought he did a heck of a job of competing each period,” Bears receivers coach Mike Groh said. "When he was in there it was full go. It was as hard as he could go, as much as he could give us offensively. He made plays. He's got to be that guy that Jay Cutler can count on in those sticky situations, and I think he's becoming that.”

Not to be outdone, Wilson made spectacular one-handed grab down the right sideline in a two-minute drill.

"He made a great catch today, didn't he? " Groh said. "And I think he's had a productive camp. Really kind of picked up where he was last summer. It was difficult for him to sit out as long as he did and have to come in toward the end of last season, sitting out, whatever it was, 12 weeks. Or it seemed like forever. That's a difficult circumstance for anybody, particularly when you're going to take some shots to the shoulder and things like that.”

Wilson, who fractured his clavicle last summer, missed the opening nine games of 2014 before being activated off of injured reserve/designation to return. Wilson finished the year with 17 catches for 140 yards and one touchdown, but Bears coaches have been pleased with Wilson's effort since the offseason program. If rookie Kevin White is slow to return, Wilson is expected to have a significant role on offense Week 1 vs. Green Bay.