Posted July 24, 2013 on chi.scout.com
PLAYERS: Kyle Long
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
Despite missing OTAs and veteran minicamp, Chicago Bears rookie offensive lineman Kyle Long should be able to get quickly up to speed once training camp begins this week.
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