Jeremiah Ratliff


BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – First and fourth preseason games are not typically crucial referendums on lineup decisions.


BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – In the early going once the Bears put on pads last Sunday, rookie defensive Will Sutton was doing some spot-on imitations of road kill. Not anymore.


Right guard Kyle Long was in pads for the first time this training camp, taking part in the individual drills with his position group but not the team sessions.


BOURBONNAIS – Practice was over, long over in fact, and there was Will Sutton, pads off, going at it like a ninja wannabe with martial arts expert Joe Kim.