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>>Bears Ink OL Leno Jr. To Extension
 
The Chicago Bears have signed offensive lineman Charles Leno Jr. to a contract extension.
 
The Bears announced the extension Wednesday.
 
Leno started all 16 games at left tackle last year and is entering his fourth season with the Bears. Last year marked the second straight season in which Leno made 16 starts. He was one of two Bears offensive players to start every game in 2016.
 
He helped Chicago finish third in the NFL in rushing as Jordan Howard rushed for 1,313 yards, the most by a Bears rookie.
 
Leno, a former seventh-round pick from Boise State, has 30 career NFL starts.
>>Trubisky To Play With First Team
 
Mitch Trubisky took snaps with the Bears' first string in practice Wednesday and coach John Fox said the second pick of the 2017 draft will play with the starters to begin the second half of Sunday's third preseason game.
 
The third preseason game is usually a dress rehearsal for the season opener, and the Bears will play the first half at Tennessee with Mike Glennon at quarterback.
 
However, Glennon will not play into the second half, as the Bears have often done with the starter in the second half of the third preseason game. And Trubisky will play ahead of second-string quarterback Mark Sanchez with the starters.
 
Fox continued to stress Glennon is the opening day starter, and the team's plan is to get a better read on Trubisky because he may not have many more opportunities to play.
 
In two preseason games, Trubisky is 24 of 33 for 226 yards and two touchdowns with a passer rating of 111.4.
 
>>Bears RB Carey Out Six Weeks After Surgery
 
unning back Ka'Deem Carey underwent wrist surgery and will be out six weeks, according to Fox. 
 
The wrist was bothering Carey in Saturday's 24-23 win over Arizona. 
 
Cornerback Prince Amukamara (hamstring) and defensive end Akiem Hicks (achilles) returned to practice Wednesday after sitting out last week's game. 
 
Tackle Charles Leno Jr. received a four-year contract extension. The 2014 seventh-round draft pick from Boise State became a starter at left tackle in 2015.

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