Chicago Bears injury report: Update on Earl Bennett, Henry Melton, DJ Williams

Jonathan Daniel

A quick update on the Chicago Bears injury report and their projection for the regular season.

Courtesy of the Chicago Bears and CBS Chicago:

Updated Tuesday, Aug. 20
DT Corvey Irvin (ankle) - Left game Aug. 15. Has not returned.
QB Matt Blanchard (fractured knuckle on left hand) - Left game Aug. 15. Injury settlement and released.
DE Cheta Ozougwu (hamstring) - Left practice Aug. 12. Has not returned.
RB Armando Allen (hamstring) - Left practice Aug. 11. Returned on a limited basis Aug. 19.
LS Patrick Mannelly (ribs) - Left game Aug. 9. Expected to be back for start of regular season.
FB Harvey Unga (ribs) - Left game Aug. 9. Has not returned.
DE Henry Melton (concussion) - Left game Aug. 9. Has not returned.
WR Earl Bennett (concussion) - Left practice Aug. 3. Has not returned.
MLB D.J. Williams (calf) - Week-to-week. Left practice July 31. Expected back for the first regular season game-week.
OT Jonathan Scott (sore knee) - Day-to-day. Left practice July 31. Returned on a limited basis Aug. 5, but hasn't practiced since.

More on Melton and Bennett's concussions HERE

Placed On Injured Reserve
CB Kelvin Hayden (torn hamstring)

We will provide more updates as they are available.

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