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Bears make Akiem Hicks a late add to injury report as questionable

The Chicago Bears made a late addition to their injury report Thursday, listing defensive end Akiem Hicks as questionable for tonight's game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.

Hicks was added to the list with a foot injury and is questionable, meaning there should be about a 50/50 chance he plays.

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Hicks was limited during the preseason with what the team said was a Lisfranc injury, and Hicks said it was more of an ankle issue that he had to manage. It's unknown if this latest problem is related to the previous injury.

The leader of the defensive line, Hicks has 10 tackles, two sacks and two tackles for a loss. He also recovered a fumble in the upset of the Steelers on Sunday at Soldier Field. Hicks has been on the field for 154 of the team's 194 defensive snaps (79.4 percent) and if he cannot play it could lead to more playing time for Mitch Unrein, Jonathan Bullard and Roy Robertson-Harris. The Bears have made defensive tackle John Jenkins inactive on Sundays, and he could dress for the first time this season if Hicks cannot play.

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The Bears have had players injured in walk-throughs in recent history, including running back Jordan Howard, who was poked in the eye and did not make the trip to Arizona for a preseason game. Defensive backs Deiondre' Hall and Antrel Rolle were also hurt in walk-throughs.

The Packers are expected to be vulnerable up front as starting tackles David Bakhtiari (hamstring) and Bryan Bulaga (ankle) are doubtful. Reserves offensive tackles Kyle Murphy and Jason Spriggs have already been placed on injured reserve. Green Bay could have to choose between Justin McCray, Adam Pankey and perhaps Ulrick John, who was signed off the Cardinals practice squad earlier this week.

The Bears will announce inactives for the game 90 minutes before kickoff.

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