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Willie Young (groin) is expected to play in Saturday's preseason game against the Cardinals.

Impact

Young has had trouble with a strained groin in recent practices, so his availability for Saturday's exhibition suggests he's good to go moving forward. He's expected to slot in as a starting outside linebacker opposite the ascending Leonard Floyd.

Tyler Lockett (leg) isn't expected to play in Friday's preseason game against the Vikings, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

Impact

Though Lockett went through pregame warmups, it seems the Seahawks coaching staff still won't be taking any chances Friday. He'll join Paul Richardson (shoulder) on the sidelines and their collective absences could open the door for Kasen Williams to continue his impressive preseason with the first- and second-team offenses.

Paul Richardson (shoulder) isn't expected to play in Friday's preseason game against the Vikings, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

Impact

Richardson, who's on the mend from a sprained shoulder, was a game-time decision for Friday's exhibition so he'd appear to have favorable odds of suiting up for next week's matchup with the Chiefs.

Jabari Price (undisclosed) is expected to play in Saturday's preseason game against the Seahawks, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Impact

Price has missed some time with an undisclosed injury, but he now seems to be back in order and should rotate in with the second- and third-team unit Friday.

Latavius Murray (ankle) won't play in Friday's preseason game against the Seahawks, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Impact

Murray, who's bouncing back from ankle surgery, evidently still needs some time to work his way back to full speed. Dalvin Cook should see the majority of the first-team work in his absence Friday, with Jerick McKinnon mixing in on occasion.

Laquon Treadwell (leg) won't play in Friday's preseason game against the Seahawks, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Impact

Despite returning to practice this past Saturday, Treadwell will take a seat for a second consecutive preseason game due to a strained leg. His absence could allow Jarius Wright to inch ahead in the competition for the No. 3 receiver gig.

Jaye Howard (hip) doesn't appear on the injury report ahead of Saturday's preseason game against the Cardinals.

Impact

Howard signed with the Bears in the wake of season-ending hip surgery that curtailed his 2016 campaign. He should see plenty of playing time Saturday as Chicago management looks to solidify its defensive line rotation.

Akiem Hicks (Achilles) is expected to play in Saturday's preseason game against the Cardinals.

Impact

Hicks was tending to a sore Achilles this week, but it was never believed to be a big deal. He should slot in with the first-string defense Saturday.

Titus Davis (undisclosed) is expected to play in Saturday's preseason game in Arizona.

Impact

Davis wasn't available to play in the preseason opener last week but has since returned to practice.

Quintin Demps (hamstring) doesn't appear on the injury report ahead of Saturday's preseason game against the Cardinals.

Impact

Demps, who finished the 2016 campaign with a hamstring injury, is expected to slide in as a starting safety in the Bears' secondary after leading his entire position with six interceptions last season. Meanwhile, the fight for the first-string gig next to him will likely come down to the wire between Adrian Amos and rookie Eddie Jackson.

Kyle Fuller (calf) is expected to play in Saturday's preseason game in Arizona.

Impact

Fuller dealt with a seemingly minor calf injury in training camp, but he appears to be healthy again. Look for him to assume a backup role Saturday behind starters Marcus Cooper and Prince Amukamara.

Marcus Cooper (hamstring) is expected to play in Saturday's preseason game in Arizona.

Impact

Cooper was limited in practice with a hamstring injury this week. He should roll out with the first-string unit Saturday opposite Prince Amukamara.

Prince Amukamara (hamstring) is expected to play in Saturday's preseason game in Arizona.

Impact

Amukamara exited Monday's practice with a hamstring injury and missed a couple of practices in the following days. He should take over as a starter in Saturday's game now that he's good to go.

Daniel Braverman (undisclosed) is expected to play in Saturday's preseason game against the Cardinals.

Impact

Braverman wasn't available to play in last week's preseason opener, so he'll need to perform well in these final three exhibitions in order to make the final roster.

Ka'Deem Carey (thigh) is expected to play in Saturday's preseason game in Arizona.

Impact

Carey suffered some sort of thigh injury in the preseason opener against the Broncos and subsequently missed out on some practice time this week. However, it seems he's good to go, so Carey should serve as the No. 2 runner Saturday with Jordan Howard (eye) and Jeremy Langford (ankle) on the shelf.

Josh Bellamy (ankle) is not expected to play in Saturday's preseason game against the Cardinals.

Impact

Bellamy hurt his ankle in the preseason opener and is yet to return to practice, so this comes as no surprise. It's uncertain when he'll return to the fold.

Jordan Howard suffered a corneal abrasion during Friday's practice and will not play in Saturday's preseason game against the Cardinals, Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Impact

Howard's injury is considered to be minor, so this shouldn't be anything that impacts his availability for the regular season. However, with Jeremy Langford (ankle) out of commission as well, rookie Tarik Cohen appears in line to spearhead the Bears' backfield Saturday.

Kendal Thompson (tibia) reached an injury settlement with the Redskins, Mike Jones of the Washington Post reports.

Impact

Thompson has been sidelined since May with a stress fracture in his tibia. When healthy, he's now free to sign a contract elsewhere.

Francis Owusu (undisclosed) agreed to an injury settlement with the Dolphins.

Impact

Owusu found himself on injured reserve after suffering an undisclosed injury this week. However, by reaching an injury settlement, he's been freed from IR and is now eligible to sign elsewhere.

Beau Sandland (knee) agreed to an injury settlement with the Packers, Rob Demovsky of ESPN reports.

Impact

Sandland was previously on injured reserve due to a knee injury he suffered at the beginning of August. He's now eligible to sign elsewhere.