Matthew Emmons-US PRESSWIRE
Alshon Jeffery has been ruled out for Week 9 as the Bears take on the Titans, while Tennessee quarterback Jake Locker has also been ruled out -- despite practicing on Wednesday.
The Chicago Bears will head to Tennessee in Week 9, as Lovie Smith's team looks to improve to 7-1 on the season and further their stranglehold on the NFC North.
Bears tight end Matt Spaeth was limited in practice with an ankle injury. Linebacker Patrick Bailey (ribs), cornerback Tommy Campbell (ankle), guard Leroy Harris (knee) and tackle David Stewart (knee) all missed practice.
Linebacker Colin McCarthy (ankle), tackle Michael Ross (abdomen) and linebacker Will Witherspoon (hamstring) were also limited in practice. Wide receivers Nate Washington (knee) and Kenny Britt (knee), safety Michael Griffin (hip), center Fernando Velaso (concussion) and defensive end Kameron Wimbley (toe) were all full participants in practice.