Royal (knee) was ruled out for Thursday's contest at Green Bay. Royal will miss his fourth consecutive game due to a knee injury, which he suffered in Week 8. With Martellus Bennett (rib) also sidelined, and Alshon Jeffery (groin/shoulder) and Matt Forte (knee) questionable Thursday, the Bears may again trot out Marquess Wilson (groin) as the No. 1 wide receiver.
Royal (knee) was listed as a non-participant on Monday's injury report, Bears' official site reports. Royal boasts a three-game DNP streak and counting, with seemingly no end in sight until he makes an appearance at practice. The Bears hold drills both Tuesday and Wednesday, when he could provide prospective owners that a return is near. However, that's difficult to project at this point.
Royal (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Broncos, NFL Network's James Palmer reports. With Royal missing a third straight game and Alshon Jeffery (groin/shoulder) truly questionable, Marquess Wilson may be in for a busy afternoon against the NFL's best secondary. Royal has a consistent role as the Bears' slot receiver when healthy, but he has 26 catches for only 171 yards and a touchdown in six appearances this season. With the Bears playing the Packers on short rest on Thanksgiving, it seems likely the slot man will miss a fourth consecutive game. He didn't practice at all this week.
Royal (knee) didn't participate in Wednesday's practice. Royal's absence continues as a result of a knee injury sustained in Week 8. In his stead, Jay Cutler has relied upon Alshon Jeffery and Martellus Bennett in the passing attack, but Matt Forte's MCL sprain has allowed new faces (running back Jeremy Langford and tight end Zach Miller) to become receiving threats. If Royal remains sidelined Sunday versus the Broncos, the aforementioned quartet will likely dominate Cutler's attention.
Royal (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's game in St. Louis. With Royal missing a second consecutive game and Alshon Jeffery (groin) listed as questionable, the Bears may need increased contributions from the likes of Marquess Wilson and Marc Mariani in a difficult matchup. Even when healthy, Royal hasn't made much of an impact, with Jeffery, Martellus Bennett and Matt Forte/Jeremy Langford hogging the targets.
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