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Bear’s Note: Trestan Ebner ready for more work

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bears rookie Trestan Ebner Made a modest debut as a replacement for an injured running back, but was undaunted Khalil HerbertEbner gained eight yards on six carries in the loss to the Falcons.

“I was definitely encouraged,” said Ebner, a sixth-round draft pick from Baylor. , turn on the film and see that there was something there. When it comes to running the ball, sometimes it’s sometimes not. “

Ebner was most encouraged by a tough 6-yard gain on an outside zone play in the second quarter.

“It was probably one of my least favorite plays,” he said. I felt like I didn’t do well in practice, but I was able to get that in the competition, so I’m glad.”

Ebner is looking forward to another opportunity and perhaps a bigger role against the Jets. Trevor Simian Starting Injured Quarterback Justin Fields Against the Jets on Sunday, he will probably be needed more.

“I’m happy to get the rep because they make me feel more comfortable. Even this week, I feel more comfortable being in this game,” Ebner said. It’s always nice to be able to relax a little.”

Gordon, Brisker is not out yet

corner back Kyler Gordon and safety Jakan Brisker Stayed on concussion protocol and didn’t practice again on Thursday. Jaron Jones and safety Deandre Houston-Carson defensive coordinator, but possibly a replacement Alan Williams mentioned Elijah Hicks When Dane Cruickshank as a safe option.

Cruickshank, who did not play with the Falcons due to a hamstring injury, attended practice fully.linebacker sterling weatherford (concussion) I didn’t practice.

Jenkins ready. . . Also

guard Stephen JenkinsThe 24-year-old, who has missed the last two games with a hip injury, said he has been working hard and is “100% so far” heading into Sunday’s game.

He had hoped to start at this time last week, but it was only available in emergency situations.

“I just started having pain and the pain started coming back,” Jenkins said. .”

rookie mistake

Gordon made seven tackles against the Falcons, including one loss.But when he hit the Falcons quarterback, he was called out for roughing up a passerby Marcus Mariota Below the 3rd and 8th incomplete knees.

The Falcons scored a first down at the Bears’ 14-yard line, but were served an offside penalty. Trevis Gipson You would deny imperfection.

“There are no coaching points there. Just stand firm,” Williams said. Said. “Good athletes get back on their feet. He’s a great athlete, so just get up, run through the target area and stay up.”


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