Matt Nagy on injured tight end Trey Burton: ‘We want to stay optimistic'


As the Bears set their sights on Week 2's game against the Denver Broncos, there's still no real update on the health of injured tight end Trey Burton. 

Burton's still considered day-to-day with a groin strain, though he was present on the field during the portion of practice open to media. It's his third straight practice since aggravating the injury back in late August. The team is staying optimistic about his progress, but wouldn't comment much further than that. 

"I haven't seen him in the last couple of days, but seeing him out there today he looked like he was moving around pretty good," Matt Nagy said. "We just want to, we want to stay optimistic with where he's at and then just kind of feel it out as the days go by, and see as the week goes by here really exactly where he's at." 

Burton's absence from the offense was noticeable throughout Thursday's 10-3 loss to the Green Bay Packers. He was considered a game-time decision, and could be spotted on the field running routes and drills under the watchful eye of coaches and medical staff in the hours leading up to kickoff. 

The Bears ended up throwing for only 208 yards, with Allen Robinson's 102-yard performance accounting for almost half. Starting tight end Adam Shaheen had one catch for six yards. 

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