CHICAGO – Kyle Lengthy is utilizing his final little bit of free time earlier than Bears coaching camp for a great trigger.
The Professional Bowl offensive lineman hosted a charity dinner Sunday to profit Blessings in a Backpack.
The non-revenue group is near Lengthy’s coronary heart. It goals to feed sixty two % of youngsters throughout the U.S. who depend on free or sponsored faculty meals by sending them house with backpacks crammed with meals that require little to no preparation.
Lengthy’s been getting his fill of rehabilitation after his season was reduce brief with ankle damage.
However, he is out of his boot and making huge strides in the direction of a return.
“Getting higher. I can match into two gown footwear now, which is good. I used to be sporting the boot for some time, studying to stroll for some time, and now I am slowly studying to get again on the horse.”
As for his new teammate, Mitch Trubisky’s daring playoff prediction?
“It is a rookie mistake. However, should you rely your self out of the battle earlier than it occurs, you are in all probability going to lose. I like the place his head’s at. Undoubtedly have to offer him a noogie, although, once I see him.”