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Chicago Bears' rookie Kevin White has Shin Splints and other Training Camp news

Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago Bears were back at it in Bourbonnais today after having yesterday off. The players and coaches were joined by a few former players as Brian Urlacher, Olin Kreutz and James "Big Cat" Williams were all spotted at camp. Also spotted, making her first appearance at camp this year was principal owner Virginia McCaskey along with her son George.

A couple non-Bear visitors were at camp today, Jay Glazer of FOX Sports and UFC fighter Rashad Evans stopped by to take in the sites of Olivet Nazarene University.

Top draft pick Kevin White is still not practicing, but we may finally have some news about his mysterious shin ailment. Head coach John Fox was a guest on the Jim Rome show earlier today and he opened up about the rookie.

Well, I think he had a shin injury, whether you can call it shin splints or his shin just flared up. It's probably due to overtraining for the combine [and] a lot of the things you do. We caught it with a week to go in OTAs and shut him down. The key to that is to get him off his legs.

So no stress fracture or broken leg for the kid, and according to WebMd, the best treatment is rest. If White starts working out before his shin splints are fully healed, he could cause permanent damage.

At least White had a chance to sit under the learning tree...

In other injured Bears news;

Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, who sat out last practice with a shoulder issue, was back at it today.

Offensive lineman Michael Ola was hurt during one on one drills and was carted off with a knee injury.

Rookie tackle Tayo Fabuluje walked off the field with the training staff because he had an asthma attack.

Willie Young, who we talked about yesterday as a bubble player, was doing more at practice today.

Corner Alan Ball sat out today.

Rookie UDFA tight end Brian Vogler was in a walking boot and did not practice.

The Bears were also working out a few try out tight ends during a portion of practice.

Here are a few quick hitting twitter nuggets...

Alan Ball has better length, and Jennings has been working hard from the slot corner spot. Also I wouldn't put much stock into who starts at safety at this point in camp. Odds are the coaches just want to see how different combinations play together, although I do think Vereen has an outside shot at starting opposite Antrel Rolle.

Sherrick McMannis was getting reps as the starting nickleback today also, with Alan Ball sidelined.

Sam Acho has been having a good camp so far, which is to be expected given his experience in a 3-4 defense.

David Bass may have benefited the most from Willie Young being sidelined this offseason.

Bass and Acho aren't the only linebackers making the coaches take notice.

Shea McClellin was working with the ones along with Christian Jones during the 7 on 7 portion of practice. But as with safety, it's far too early to tell which ILBs end up starting.

You do remember "that" Giant game don't you?

If you come across any other training camp tweets that you found interesting be sure to share them in the comment section.

We'll have more on the John Fox and Adam Gase press conference later today...