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The Bears returned to practice Wednesday and have turned their attention away from injury problems and to their opponent the Buffalo Bills.

Drew Bledsoe has thrown for over 1,000 yards through three weeks and will pose a serious threat for the Bears inexperienced secondary. The Bills receivers are among the best in the game. Peerless Price and teammate Eric Moulds each have 25 catches, good for a tie for second in the League, while Booker has 21 which leads the Bears and is tied for seventh in the NFL.

Air Show: Three of the NFL's Top 5 wide receivers will square off Sunday in Buffalo. WR Marty Booker is leading the NFC in receiving yards (343) and is second in the NFL behind Buffalo's Peerless Price (352). Price and teammate Eric Moulds, who ranks fifth in the league (294) behind Amani Toomer (326) and Torry Holt (318), rank 1-2 in the AFC in receiving.

On the injury front Fred Baxter is the only Bear listed as doubtful with an ankle sprain. James "Big Cat" Williams (hip) Rosevelt Colvin (ankle) and Joe Tafoya (wrist) are all probable for Sunday's game in Buffalo.

To prove that injuries have a lot to do with luck or lack there of the Bills have no players on the injury list.

"I think a lot of it is circumstance, situation," said head coach Dick Jauron. "I don't know why it happens. Like with all the hand injuries to us, I don't know why. Try to examine what you do in practice, what you don't do, everything. I don't have any answers for the injury part of it."

Roster Move: The Bears signed defensive tackle Ernest Grant to a two-year contract Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"We had a number of guys come in and we worked them out and we liked him," Jauron said of Grant. "We liked him on the tape work we did on him also. He's a big man and obviously we need to look at somebody inside and he fits the bill. We'll just move along with it and see where it leads us, but we don't have any immediate plans one way or the other. He's a bright guy, has a little bit experience in the league, think he'll learn fast enough and we'll just see where it goes."

Grant, a 6-5, 312 pounder out of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, played in 11 games with three starts for the Miami Dolphins in 2001, making 22 tackles and recording half a sack. Originally drafted by the Dolphins in the sixth round of the 2000 draft (167th overall), Grant was inactive in 12 games as a rookie, dressed but did not play in two others and made his NFL debut against Buffalo (10/8) and played at Detroit (11/5) where he recorded his first career NFL tackle against the Lions.

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