LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP)Chicago Bears offensive lineman Teven Jenkins might practice this week after being carted from the field with a neck injury.
Jenkins was at the team’s practice facility Tuesday, two days after he was injured against the Philadelphia Eagles. Coach Matt Eberflus said ”it’s a possibility” Jenkins practices this week with Chicago set to host the AFC East-leading Buffalo Bills on Saturday. The Bears held a walkthrough on Tuesday.
”He’s here, engaged, walking around, moving around, looking good,” Eberflus said. ”He’s day to day. We’ll see where it goes from there.”
Jenkins was carted from the field and taken to a hospital during Sunday’s loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. Jenkins went down while blocking for David Montgomery on a running play on the game’s opening drive. The right guard was surrounded by many of his teammates as he was loaded on to the cart.
The news wasn’t as good for rookie linebacker Jack Sanborn. He was placed on injured reserve because of an ankle injury he suffered against Philadelphia.
Eberflus said Sanborn likely would have been able to return had the injury occurred earlier in the season. A Chicago-area product who went undrafted out of Wisconsin, he started six games.
The Bears also designated running back Khalil Herbert to return from injured reserve on Tuesday. He is expected to play this week.
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