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Bears release Week 1 depth chart

In advance of Sunday's regular-season opener against the Texans in Houston, the Bears released their first unofficial depth chart Tuesday since finalizing their 53-man roster.


Left guard Josh Sitton at practice on Monday.

Veteran Josh Sitton, who signed with the Bears Sunday after being released by the Packers, is listed as the starting left guard. Ted Larsen is the No. 1 center, backed up by rookie Cody Whitehair.

Alshon Jeffery is the starter at one receiver position ahead of Deonte Thompson and Cameron Meredith, while Kevin White is first at the other spot ahead of Eddie Royal and Joshua Bellamy.

Jeremy Langford is listed as the starting running back, ahead of Ka'Deem Carey and Jordan Howard. Greg Scruggs is the No. 2 tight end behind Zach Miller and ahead of Logan Paulsen.

On defense, Akiem Hicks is the starter at one end position ahead of Cornelius Washington, while Mitch Unrein is No. 1 at the other spot ahead of rookie Jonathan Bullard.

At inside linebacker, Danny Trevathan is the starter at one position ahead of Christian Jones, while Jerrell Freeman is No. 1 at the other spot ahead of Jonathan Anderson and rookie Nick Kwiatkoski.

At outside linebacker, Lamarr Houston and Willie Young are the starters, and rookie Leonard Floyd and Sam Acho are the backups.

Tracy Porter is the starter at one cornerback position ahead of Bryce Callahan, Sherrick McManis and Jacoby Glenn, while Kyle Fuller is first at the other spot ahead of Deiondre Hall and Cre'von LeBlanc.

At safety, Harold Jones-Quartey is the starter at one spot ahead of rookie Deon Bush, while Adrian Amos is first at the other position ahead of Chris Prosinski and rookie DeAndre Houston-Carson.

Thompson is listed as the Bears' kick returner, while Royal is their punt returner.

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