Updated: August 13, 2003, 11:08 AM ETBy By Darrell Trimble | ESPN Insider
Chicago Bears: Coach Dick Jauron has all but ruled RT Marc Colombo out of the starting lineup for the season opener, and at this point no one is sure when the second-year player will return. "I'm not a doctor, but [Colombo] has not practiced at all now with us, in our June camps or in this camp, so I would say it's unlikely," Jauron told the Chicago Tribune when asked if Colombo would be ready before the exhibition season ends. Aaron Gibson, who has been bothered by creaky knees, will start in place of Colombo. Gibson, with 15 NFL starts in four NFL seasons, hasn't started a game since Oct. 28, 2001.
MORE NFL HEADLINES
- Repetitive Lynch: 'Here so I won't get fined'
- Browner stands by comments on targeting
- Patriots' Blount: Seahawks D 'not immortal'
- Ex-Patriots RB Tatupu had CTE, family says