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Willis McGahee Injury Update: Denver Broncos RB Misses Practice On Thursday, Still Likely Vs. Chicago Bears

Another day and another missed practice for Denver Broncos running back Willis McGahee. However, this all just appears to be a way of getting McGahee more rest for the game against the Chicago Bears. According to MaxBroncos' Andrew Mason:

It was "not really" a surprise that Willis McGahee didn't practice today, John Fox said, adding, "The key is getting ready for Sunday."

Since McGahee was held out of practice, the team needs to list a reason why he was out when the league-mandated injury report comes out. This knee injury goes along with his legitimate ones of a hamstring and a broken hand. He missed earlier practices with back issues.

While McGahee has had a resurgence as a 30-year-old running back, the extra rest time will surely help him down the stretch while the Broncos battle for a playoff spot. He has six 100-yard rushing games this season and will go over 1,000 yards for the first time since 2007.

For more on this week's game, visit Bears blog Windy City Gridiron and Broncos blog Mile High Report. Head over to SB Nation NFL for more