MINNEAPOLIS Adrian Peterson has his sights set squarely on 2,000 yards.
Wide receiver Earl Bennett will not play next Sunday in Minnesota, declared out by the Bears because of lingering effects of the concussion suffered last Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks.
The focus of attention this week has been on the man replacing Brian Urlacher at middle linebacker. Less has been on the man replacing Nick Roach.
Middle linebacker Brian Urlacher already has been declared out of Sundays game against the Minnesota Vikings with his hamstring injury suffered in the Seattle game.
The Bears expect to have Jay Cutler back as their starting quarterback after reportedly being cleared by an independent neurologist checking for concussion symptoms lingering from the head blow he