Outside linebacker Pernell McPhee was absent from the Bears' mandatory minicamp practice Tuesday as he continues to recover from the arthroscopic surgery he had on his left knee shortly after the 2015 season ended.
Coach John Fox was noncommittal about McPhee's availability for the start of training camp, though he declined to disclose injury information about any player after Tuesday's practice.
Fox was asked specifically whether McPhee would be ready for camp, to which players report July 27 in Bourbonnais.
"I can't predict five weeks day-to-day," Fox said. "Pernell's doing what we think is best for him and for us, and I'll say the same...