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The Bears Den: December 11, 2015 - Chicago Bears news and updates

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The Chicago Bears and its fans alike had become excited to see rookie wide receiver Kevin White running in individual drills alst week, as well as 11-on-11's with his teammates this week, and for all intents and purposes, head coach John Fox said White's leg injury was healed.

But making a jump from college to the pros is significant, and not something most players can do in a short period of time. Everything is faster, everyone is stronger, the pace is faster, and the offensive schemes are much more in-depth.

So while the rook might be getting shut down for the year, it might be for the best. He can continue working out, getting into football shape, and learning the playbook.  There's always next year...

Let's take a look at some recent headlines:

- Rookie WR Kevin White is being reportedly shut down for the year. (LINK)

- Matt Forte laughs and jokes about turning 30 years old this week. (LINK)

- Bears practice squad wide receiver Jalen Saunders suspended 10 games. (LINK)

- Getting Eddie Royal back adds a 'trust factor' for Jay Cutler. (LINK)

- Inside the trade that took Brandon Marshall from Chicago to New York. (LINK)

- Concussion protocol in the NFL needs to be re-evaluated. (LINK)

- It's about to become contract season in Chicago. (LINK)

- Kirk Cousins and DeSean Jackson are on the Bears radar this weekend. (LINK)

- Throw out the record books; the Bears and Redskins are looking to reverse trends. (LINK)

- Wide receiver Marquess Wilson continues to miss practice. (LINK)

- What should the Bears do with their first four picks next draft? (LINK)

- Bears should avoid knee-jerk reactions related to Robbie Gould's struggles. (LINK)