Braunecker caught one pass for 20 yards in Chicago's 34-22 win over the Lions on Sunday.
With Dion Sims missing this game due to a concussion, Braunecker took over the primary blocking tight end role for the Bears and caught his only target of the afternoon. It's unlikely he'll be a consistent fantasy factor because Chicago rarely throws the ball to their tight ends not named Trey Burton.
Braunecker (concussion) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice.
Braunecker sat out Chicago's win over the Bills in Week 9 due to a concussion, but appears on track to clear the league's concussion protocol and suit up against the Lions on Sunday. If Braunecker is good to go, expect him to receive most of his snaps on special teams.
Braunecker (concussion) will not play Sunday against the Bills.
Braunecker sustained the concussion last week against the Jets. It appears the 24-year-old didn't clear the league's concussion protocol. Braunecker gets most of his snaps on special teams, and therefore his absence likely won't yield a significant amount of offensive work to another player.
Braunecker sat out Wednesday's practice with a concussion.
Braunecker suffered a concussion during the second half of Sunday's game against the Jets. The tight end will have to clear the league's concussion protocol before he's able to return to the field.
Braunecker is being evaluated for a concussion during the second half of Sunday's game against the Jets, Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Braunecker must clear the league's concussion protocol in order to return Sunday, though a potential absence wouldn't have much of an impact on the Bears' offense as the reserve tight end spends a majority of his time on special teams.
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