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Chicago Bears Injury Report: Starting left tackle Jermon Bushrod injures knee at practice

Earlier today the starting left tackle for the Chicago Bears, Jermon Bushrod, went down with an apparent knee injury during practice.

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The offensive line for the Chicago Bears took another hit today when starting left tackle Jermon Bushrod had his knee rolled up on in practice today.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Aaron Kromer tells us all <a href="">#Bears</a> can do is &quot;prepare for the worst&quot; in regards to Jermon Bushrod knee injury. Says they rotated players at LT</p>&mdash; Jeff Dickerson (@ESPNChiBears) <a href="">October 2, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Trestman said Bushrod is day-to-day. &quot;We’re just going to be optimistic that there’s nothing that’s going to take this too long." <a href="">#Bears</a></p>&mdash; Adam Hoge (@AdamHoge) <a href="">October 2, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Officially the Bears list Bushrod's injury as knee/ankle.

If Bushrod can't go on Sunday the Bears could shift Michael Ola to left tackle. That is of course if starting left guard Matt Slauson is cleared from his high ankle sprain. Eben Britton would be an option at either guard or left tackle as well.

Both Slauson and starting center Roberto Garza (ankle) were limited in practice today. Depending on who is healthy, it's also possible that Brian de la Puente sees some time at left guard if Ola shifts to tackle.

It's a fluid situation from center to left tackle right now for Chicago's offensive line.

In other injury news, Marc Trestman has ruled Shea McClellin out for Sunday's game. Also, Jeremiah Ratliff still has not passed the concussion protocol.

Special teamer and safety Ahmad Dixon missed practice with a hamstring injury.

In roster news;

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="">#Bears</a> re-signed Rashad Ross to the practice squad. Former Iowa OG Conor Boffeli also added to the practice squad.</p>&mdash; Adam Hoge (@AdamHoge) <a href="">October 2, 2014</a></blockquote>

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What are your thoughts/concerns with these latest developments?