Why didn't Long play versus Packers?
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:38:23 GMT
world he will."

Markus Wheaton wasn't on the injury report all week, yet he hardly played against the Packers. With the lack of talent and depth at receiver, why wasn't he on the field more?

Arthur P.
Rolling Meadows, Illinois

The Bears clearly felt they had better options than Markus Wheaton in receivers Dontrelle Inman (6 receptions for 88 yards), Kendall Wright (5-46) and Joshua Bellamy (2-57, including a 46-yard touchdown). Wheaton hasn't been able to stay healthy in his first season with the Bears. He missed most of training camp due to an appendectomy and finger injury that required surgery and then missed three games with a groin injury before returning Sunday against the Packers. Asked what Wheaton needs to do to get back on the field, coach John Fox said: "He's got to practice full
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