Bears to give Jordan Lynch chance to shine

The NFL’s decision to expand practice squads around the league to 10 players increases the likelihood that Jordan Lynch will stay with the Chicago Bears for now at least. Lynch has not seen much playing time so far this preseason. The former Northern Illinois star quarterback and Heisman Trophy finalist is projected to see plenty of time on offense as a running back and on special teams as well. Lynch carried the ball seven times for 24 yards in the preseason opener, but hasn’t carried the ball the last two games although he did play five snaps on special teams against Jacksonville on Aug. 14.

“It’s a very exciting week — now I get to actually go out there and kind of showcase my talent,” Lynch said. “I just focus on playing. That’s all your guys’ job, trying to figure that whole thing out. I just go out there and play and

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