>>Bears WR White Needs Surgery, To Miss Significant Time
Chicago Bears rookie wide receiver Kevin White needs surgery for a leg stress fracture and will miss at least half of the regular season.
General manager Ryan Pace says the first-round draft pick will have surgery on his shin and spend at least eight games on the physically unable to perform list.
White had leg pain during organized team activities in June and hasn't practiced in training camp. He tried to run for the first time on the side of the practice field last week, but experienced more pain.
The Bears also are without starting receiver Alshon Jeffery because of a calf strain.
Chicago signed receiver Jeremy Kelley to a one-year contract and waived linebacker DeDe Lattimore. Kelley entered the NFL in 2013 as an undrafted free agent with the Indianapolis Colts.
>>Fox Says Bears Progressing At Training Camp
The Chicago Bears closed training camp with a handful of skirmishes and players trying to compensate for the loss of key receivers Alshon Jeffery and Kevin White.
Jeffery has a calf strain suffered Wednesday and missed the first preseason game. He remains day to day and is unlikely to participate when the team goes to Indianapolis for practices against the Colts prior to Saturday's game.
Coach John Fox announced White will have surgery within a week for a stress fracture in his left shin. The team had announced Saturday that White could miss the remainder of the season, or a large portion of it.
The Bears also announced third-string quarterback David Fales has been taken off the physically unable to perform list after an undisclosed illness kept him sidelined through all but one day of camp.
At Sunday's final practice, one of three shoving matches included defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff scuffling with center Will Montgomery.