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Expect Wright to be in starters' mix

Updated: April 24, 2010, 12:35 PM ET
By Michael Wright | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo and coach Lovie Smith resisted to even hint at the notion of Major Wright opening the 2010 season as the Bears starting free safety.

Their reluctance to do so said it all -- that Wright, the former Florida standout and Chicago's top pick in the draft -- is definitely in the mix to start as a rookie.

"To say he's gonna come in and start, I can't say that," Angelo said.

Shortly before, Smith played the downplay game, ...

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