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Marty Booker and Rosevelt Colvin left Friday's contest early with injuries. Booker bruised his ribs, while Colvin sprained his left shoulder. Both sat out of practice Sunday, but neither injury is considered serious. It's doubtful the team would rush them back for a meaningless preseason game when the season opener is less than two weeks away.

"At this point we anticipate they could (play), but I don't know that for sure yet," head coach Dick Jauron said about the chances of Booker and Colvin competing in Thursday's game at Miami.

In the preseason finale starters will play a similar amount to the team's first two preseason games, which is about 12-15 snaps.

Embarrassment of Riches: Chris Chandler said he wasn't surprised at the performance of Marcus Robinson, who caught four balls for 55 yards including a 26-yard TD Friday night.

"I never had that luxury of throwing the ball anywhere to a guy," Chandler said.

Robinson didn't practice on Sunday, which was a scheduled day off, but is expected back for Monday's practice.

European Advantage: The upside to having players from NFL Europe is the fact they get an exemption when rosters need to be trimmed. Chicago has eight exemptions, which will allow players like Ken Mastrole and Kenny Christian to get another look in the preseason finale before the coaching staff has to make a decision on their future with the team.

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