Bears' Miller In Line To Play At Dolphins

October 11, 2018 - 11:46 am

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (670 The Score) -- Bears rookie receiver Anthony Miller was a full participant in practice Wednesday as he continues to work back from a dislocated left shoulder that he suffered three weeks ago.

Miller's work means he's in line to play at Miami on Sunday. Still, the Bears plan to be careful with an injury that can reoccur at any point or be aggravated easily. Miller may be forced to wear a harness on his shoulder.

"The biggest part or issue would be probably extending his arms into the air to try to reach and it would prevent him from that," coach Matt Nagy said of Miller. "But there’s the balance of making sure that he’s safe and healthy enough to do that with the brace, so he’ll be fine. He’s pretty tough."

Miller suffered the injury in Chicago's win at Arizona on Sept. 23, returning to action before aggravating it later in the game. He missed the Bears' win against the Buccaneers on Sept. 30 and has continued to recover on their recent bye week.

A second-round pick this past April, Miller has posted eight receptions for 60 yards and a touchdown in his first three career games. The team has used him primarily as its third receiver, though he could find an increased role in time.

Cornerback Prince Amukamara was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice as he works back from a hamstring injury. He also suffered his injury on Sept. 23 and missed the Sept. 30 game. Guard Eric Kush popped onto the injury report with a neck ailment, working in a limited fashion. Cornerback Marcus Cooper was held out with a hamstring injury.

The Bears (3-1) and Dolphins (3-2)  kick off at noon CT Sunday from Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.

Chris Emma covers the Bears, Chicago’s sports scene and more for Follow him on Twitter @CEmma670.​​