Manumaleuna shelved after surgery

Updated: May 21, 2010, 5:18 PM ET
By Jeff Dickerson | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears kicked off minicamp Friday with several notable players watching from the sidelines.

The team announced that tight end Brandon Manumaleuna and receiver Earl Bennett underwent minor offseason knee operations, which kept Manumaleuna from participating in the workout and limited Bennett.

"Don't have a timetable [on Manumaleuna's return] per se, again we've got OTAs coming up," Bears coach Lovie Smith said. "It's just a little minor ...

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