Bennett out; Hester practices again
Maybe the fabled "Hester Package" will finally be rolled out Sunday :smile:
LINK to the article By Brad Biggs, Tribune reporter3:45 p.m. CST, December 6, 2012
Although Chicago Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett has been ruled out for Sunday's game at Minnesota because of a concussion, it appears help is on the way.
A day after returning to practice for the first time since missing a week after sustaining a concussion in the Nov. 25 victory over the Minnesota Vikings, Devin Hester again practiced on a limited basis Thursday inside the Walter Payton Center.
Hester has yet to be fully cleared for a return to action after suffering a concussion against the Vikings on Nov. 25.
Rookie wide receiver Alshon Jeffrey also was practicing again and barring a setback, he should return after being held out the previous two games following arthroscopic knee surgery.
Cornerback Tim Jennings (shoulder) and running back Michael Bush (ribs) also were sidelined. Coach Lovie Smith expressed optimism regarding Bush on Wednesday but offered no information regarding Jennings.
Defensive tackle Stephen Paea (foot) returned to practice.