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Chicago Bears injury update: Kevin White and Eddie Royal practice in 11-on-11 drills

The Chicago Bears wide receiver corps is starting to show serious signs of improvement.

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On Wednesday, the Chicago Bears had Kevin White, Alshon Jeffery, and Eddie Royal all on the field together for 11-on-11 drills for the first time since OTA's last Spring.  Rookie Kevin White, the Bears 1st round draft pick and 7th overall selection, is reportedly healed up from his leg surgery that has sidelined him all season, and at this point the Bears are simply evaluating whether he is in good enough football shape to contribute.

"I got confidence, but I got to be smart," White said. "Whatever they want me to do, that's what I'll do."

Last week, White participated in individual drills, and phrases like "close to full speed' and 'pretty damn fast' were used to describe the highly-touted wide receiver. The Bears no doubt have big plans for White, but will it be this season at all? They'll be smart about when to put him on the field, but personally I bet we see him make his debut in the next couple of weeks.

Also on Wednesday, Eddie Royal returned to practice for the first time since his knee injury suffered November 1st versus the Minnesota Vikings.

"It felt great," Royal said. "You just miss being in the huddle. Part of the team, one of the guys, it's just hard being on the sidelines watching it all. It was just great to be back out there."

The trio of White, Jeffery, and Royal would be a dream scenario for quarterback Jay Cutler, but so far that dream hasn't become a reality.

Will it in the next couple of weeks? Stay tuned...