Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 8/21/12
Brandon Hardin is the most recent Bear to go down with an injury. Following Saturday’s performance by the starting unit, Bears fans everywhere should be exhaling a huge sigh of relief this week. Cutler-to-Marshall was finally on display, the line actually protected Jay (gasp!), and Israel Idonije led the first team defense in their solid effort to contain RG3. Instead, fans and the Bears front office are forced to keep an eye on an ever-growing injuries list. It was bad enough that we’ve had a new development in the saga involving Brian Urlacher’s knee almost every day and Stephen Paea’s ankle isn’t fully healed. Now we can add the names Corey Wootton, Adam Podlesh, Blake Costanzo, and pretty much the entire safety rotation to the names of injured players. Let’s start with the “serious but not so serious” injuries. Adam Podlesh pulled up lame while trying to chase down Brandon Banks on a punt return. Keep in mind Banks can run a 4.4 forty. But according to Podlesh his left hip flex...
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