Bears HC Matt Nagy said that tests on TE Adam Shaheen’s ankle revealed damage to his right foot. Nagy characterized the issue as a foot sprain and not a fracture, but there’s still no timeline for Shaheen to return. (Rich Campbell)
Bears first-round LB Roquan Smith left practice early due to slight tightness in his left hamstring. Nagy said of the injury: “We just wanted to be really (cautious) with it.” (Rich Campbell)
Buccaneers first-round DT Vita Vea (calf) is now running and moving well, according to Jenna Laine. Vea should be ready soon.
As for Buccaneers CB Vernon Hargreaves, Laine says he returned to practice on Tuesday after suffering a groin injury two weeks ago and took first-team reps at nickel corner.
Panthers first-round WR D.J. Moore was cited earlier this month for doing 113 mph in a 65 mph work zone and charged with speeding, and speeding in a work zone at over 80 mph. (Charlotte Observer)
Panthers HC Ron Rivera said Moore came to them right away and explained and was very remorseful: “We chastised him, obviously…It’s an opportunity for him and other young guys to learn, ‘Hey, you have a responsibility to the community.’” (Jourdan Rodrigue)