Henicke will start the regular season on the non-football injury list, Andrew Krammer of the Star Tribune reports.
Heinicke was originally given a timetable of three months for a return when he had surgery to repair a torn tendon in his ankle. Placement on the NFI list to start the season means that he'll miss at least the first six games, which he likely would've anyway.
Cutler (thumb) didn't take part in Thursday's practice, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Head coach John Fox more or less termed Thursday's DNP a precautionary measure, which lines up with Fox's contention Wednesday that Cutler will be evaluated "day-to-day" this week. Speaking of Wednesday, Cutler was unable to do a "whole lot" during his limited showing. As a result, his activity level Friday will likely hold a lot of sway toward his potential to play Sunday against the Lions. Another absence from Cutler would place Brian Hoyer under center for the second consecutive game.
Updating a previous note, Goldman (ankle) has been ruled out for four weeks, Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Goldman is dealing with a high ankle sprain that is expected to sideline him until Week 7 when the Bears take on the Packers. The defensive tackle is just one of the many injuries that resulted from Monday's loss to the Eagles. Danny Trevathan is expected to miss extended time as he undergoes finger surgery, while Lamar Houston was lost for the year with a torn ACL. Not to mention Jay Cutler is nursing a thumb injury which will keep him sidelined for some time. In Goldman's absence, look for Will Sutton to take over as a starter.
Jeffery (knee) was limited at practice Wednesday, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports.
The Bears have capped Jeffery's activity level in back-to-back weeks due to a knee injury, but the ailment didn't stop him from hooking up with backup QB Brian Hoyer on Monday to the tune of five catches for 70 yards. Jeffery has taken full advantage of his 20 targets this season, averaging a ridiculous 13.6 per look, so the signal-caller doesn't appear to matter with Jeffery. In any case, with Jay Cutler (thumb) logging a limited practice as well Wednesday, Jeffery could be working with a familiar face Sunday against the Lions, assuming the wideout is active again in Week 4.
Jones-Quartey started at safety for the third time this preseason, and he led the team in tackles against the Chiefs. He's likely set to be the Week 1 starter, and he's in line to record a fair number of tackles each week, though he's not looking like he'll be a strong IDP option.
Langford (ankle) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against Detroit.
Langford is expected to miss four-to-six weeks, but the Bears for some reason prefer to list players as 'doubtful' rather than 'out'. With Ka'Deem Carey (hamstring) also listed as doubtful and not expected to play, Jordan Howard will likely serve as the lead back.
Young (knee) is questionable to play Week 3 against the Cowboys.
Young appears to have suffered a knee injury during Thursday's practice and remained limited during Friday's session. Sam Acho projects to fill his place in the starting lineup if Young is unable to give it a go.
Braunecker worked out on the side of practice on Thursday as he recovers from an ankle injury, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Braunecker is an undrafted rookie who faces an uphill battle to make Chicago's roster, as he's buried on the depth chart. The sooner he can return to action the better, and it appears he's nearing a return now that he's been able to at least work out on the side. Rob Housler and Gannon Sinclair will likely continue to see extra reps as long as Braunecker is out.
Ferguson has been handed a four-game suspension for a violation of the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances, Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago reports.
After notching three tackles in four games, Ferguson was placed on season-ending injured reserve in October due to a nagging knee injury. Thus, his ban won't kick in until he's healthy enough to take the field during the 2016 campaign.