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Bears vs. Jaguars: Matt Forte practices on Thursday; Julius Peppers does not

The Chicago Bears, coming off an impressive showing on Monday night against the Dallas Cowboys, will travel to Jacksonville on Sunday to face the struggling Jaguars. The Bears, currently sitting in first place in the NFC North, will be looking to improve their record to 4-1 on the season. Several key players for both teams have either missed practice or have been limited in practice this week.

For the Bears, wide receiver Earl Bennett (hand) and running back Matt Forte (ankle) had limited participation in practice on Thursday. Defensive end Julius Peppers (ankle), fullback Evan Rodriguez (knee) and linebacker Brian Urlacher (coach's decision) did not participate at all in Thursday's practice.

Two members of the Jaguars did not participate at all in Wednesday's practice: wide receiver Laurent Robinson (concussion) and linebacker Daryl Smith (groin). Jacksonville defensive end George Selvie (knee) had limited participation in practice.

Kickoff between the Bears and Jaguars is scheduled for 4:05 p.m. ET at EverBank Field. The game will be televised on FOX.