Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 7/29/13

NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 16: (L-R) Offensive lineman Carl Nicks #77 and Jermon Bushrod #74 of the New Orleans Saints get set to pass protect as Drew Brees #9 and Reggie Bush #25 await the snap against the Arizona Cardinals during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Louisana Superdome on January 16, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Saints won 45-14. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
The Chicago Bears' defensive-line depth took another hit Monday when veteran end Turk McBride was lost for the season to a ruptured Achilles tendon but the injury news could have been worse. The Bears got a scare when Jermon Bushrod their biggest free-agency addition left practice early with what turned out to be only a mild calf strain. Although his status is day-to-day he was later seen entering the dining room wearing a walking boot. "It's nothing crazy" said Bushrod calling the boot precautionary. Bushrod the two-time Pro Bowl left tackle signed to help revamp the offensive line came out after one brief team period with a bag of ice taped to the back of his right leg. He was replaced for the next period by Jonathan Scott. McBride will be missed on a defensive line that earlier lost end Sedrick Ellis who announced his retirement. Former Falcons defensive end Jamaal Anderson was signed to replace Ellis.
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