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Kevin White burning to prove himself amid reduced role in Bears offense

Kevin White's practice gear rested in his locker Thursday. His navy jersey with the orange No. 11 hung above his cleats. Later, he put it all on and walked to practice at Halas Hall, past the trees in their autumn splendor and those with only the strongest leaves still hanging on.

The calendar showed October 25. That, itself, is progress for the receiver whose body hasn't lasted this long in any of his three previous seasons with the Bears.

Make that the starting point for any

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