The Chicago Bears on Tuesday placed receiver Marquess W...

Chicago Tribune - [Full Article]

The Chicago Bears on Tuesday placed receiver Marquess Wilson on injured reserve with a designation for return. It's a disappointing -- but not unexpected -- move for the second-year pro, whom the Bears had hoped could be their No. 3 receiver. Now, Wilson must miss at least the first eight games of the season.

By rule, Wilson is now ineligible to play until the Nov. 9 game against the Packers in Week 10. He is ineligible to practice until the start of Week 7, which would be Wednesday, Oct. 19.

Fantasy Impact: 

Santonio Holmes is expected to be the Bear WR3 Week 1.

Filed Under: 2014, W1

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