General manager Ryan Pace said Tuesday that he expects Shaheen (foot) to be on the Bears' roster when training camp starts, Jeff Dickerson of ESPN.com reports.
Shaneen will enter the last year of his rookie deal in 2020. The 2017 second-round pick has played in just 27 of a possible 48 contests in his career, during which time he's caught 26 passes for 249 yards and four touchdowns. Shaheen missed the last eight games of 2019 on injured reserve, so it will be imperative for him to return to full health for offseason workouts.
Shaheen (foot) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.
That's now two Bears tight ends on injured reserve, as Shaheen joins Trey Burton (calf) with a season-ending injury. The 2017 second-round pick has been a massive disappointment, playing in just 14 games over the past two seasons while catching only 14 passes for 122 receiving yards and a touchdown during that time span. J.P. Holtz, Jesper Horsted and Bradley Sowell are the most likely recipients to pick up additional playing time, with Horsted actually scoring a touchdown on his only reception in Thursday's Thanksgiving Day win over the Lions.
Shaheen (foot) has been ruled out for Thursday's matchup against the Lions.
The Bears will be without both Shaheen and Ben Braunecker (concussion) for Thanksgiving Day, leaving J.P. Holtz, Jesper Horsted and Bradley Sowell as the team's available tight ends. Holtz has appeared in nine games this season and has averaged a shade under 20 offensive snaps per game, but he's only notched two catches for 23 yards. Meanwhile, Horsted and Sowell have suited up for just four games combined.
Shaheen (foot) was listed as a non-participant in Tuesday's practice.
Since being a healthy scratch in Week 10, Shaheen hasn't practiced and is trending toward a fourth straight absence. If he's unable to get onto the field for Wednesday's session, the Bears will likely be led by J.P. Holtz, Jesper Horsted and Bradley Sowell at tight end Thursday against the Lions since Ben Braunecker (concussion) isn't expected to play.
Shaheen (foot) was listed as a non-participant on Monday's estimated injury report.
Shaheen was a healthy scratch Week 10 and hasn't practiced in the meantime due to a foot injury. Elsewhere in the tight end room, Trey Burton (calf) is on injured reserve, and Ben Braunecker has been diagnosed with a concussion, leaving J.P. Holtz, Jesper Horsted and Bradley Sowell as the sole healthy bodies.
Shaheen (foot) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Giants.
Shaheen didn't practice again this week and will miss his third straight game due to the foot injury. Ben Braunecker is set to serve as the Bears' No. 1 tight end with Trey Burton (calf) on injured reserve.
Shaheen (foot) did not practice Wednesday.
Shaheen sat out Week 11's loss to the Rams due to a foot injury, and he has yet to make tangible progress in his recovery. With Trey Burton (calf) now on injured reserve, the Bears will be forced to rely on Ben Braunecker as the No. 1 option at tight end if Shaheen misses any more time.
Shaheen (foot) was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Rams.
Shaheen was added to the injury report Thursday as a non-participant and was unable to retake the practice field Friday. The 25-year-old was a healthy scratch for Week 10, so Ben Braunecker should again serve as the Bears' No. 2 tight end.
Shaheen missed Thursday's practice due to a foot injury.
With Trey Burton tending to a calf injury, the Bears' tight end room is hurting at the moment. The team's remaining healthy options are Ben Braunecker, J.P. Holtz and Bradley Sowell.
Shaheen (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Lions.
Shaheen is coming off an ugly performance last week against the Eagles, as he failed to catch his only target and also lost a fumble on a kickoff. The healthy scratch is a low point for the 2017 second-round pick, who has nine catches for 74 yards in eight games this season.
Shaheen was unable to haul in his only target and lost a fumble during Sunday's 22-14 loss to Philadelphia.
After an Eagles field goal stretched the lead to eight with less than a minute remaining, Philadelphia opted to pooch the kick off only for Shaheen to attempt to recover and fumble the ball away. The second-round pick in 2017 hasn't lived up to his draft billing with just 249 receiving yards in two-plus seasons. Shaheen is on pace to set career highs in catches and yards this season, but still hasn't had a 25-yard game in 2019. The Bears' offense is struggling due to the regression of Mitchell Trubisky, and while Detroit's 30th-ranked pass defense awaits Sunday, it's hard to see Shaheen -- or the passing game generally -- turning a corner.
Shaheen was targeted twice in Chicago's 17-16 loss to the Chargers on Sunday.
Shaheen was targeted twice in the end zone but neither pass had a realistic chance to be turned into a touchdown. He's averaging two targets and 12 yards per game, and he's currently not a useful fantasy option.
Shaheen caught two passes for 25 yards while securing a two-point conversion in Chicago's 36-25 loss to the Saints on Sunday.
Shaheen was invisible in this contest until the game was completely out of hand in the last three minutes. During that time, he made both of his receptions along with a two-point conversion grab. He's averaging two receptions per game, and would only gain fantasy relevance if he moves into a more significant role in the offense.
Shaheen caught two passes for 13 yards in Chicago's 16-6 win over the Vikings on Sunday.
Shaheen continues to see quite a bit of field time, but he's primarily a blocker who's been targeted seven times on the season, and he's currently not a player who can be counted on in fantasy lineups.
Shaheen caught one pass for seven yards in Chicago's 31-15 win over Washington on Monday.
Shaheen is averaging two targets and 12 yards over three games. As the second option for the Bears at tight end, he's not a recommended fantasy player in redraft leagues.
Shaheen caught three passes for 24 yards in Chicago's 16-14 win over the Broncos Sunday.
With Trey Burton still working his way back from offseason surgery, Shaheen saw multiple targets for the second week in a row, though he had minimal fantasy impact. As Burton continues to see more playing time, expect Shaheen to see more time as a blocker while only seeing occasional targets.
Shaheen caught one pass for six yards in the Bears' 10-3 loss to the Packers on Thursday.
With Trey Burton (groin) inactive, Shaheen drew the start, but he was only targeted twice. Aside from his six-yard catch, he was thrown a pass in the red zone that the defensive back stripped loose for an incompletion. With Burton's injury unlikely to be a long-term issue, Shaheen won't carry much fantasy value until he becomes a bigger part of the offense.
Shaheen sat out Thursday's preseason contest against the Panthers.
Although Shaheen missed time in July with a back injury, he's been back at practice since August 1, so his absence wasn't injury related. With most of the skill-position regulars sitting this game out, very little should be read into Shaheen being inactive. Going into the season, he's expected to be the No. 2 tight end, but he should see plenty of playing time because he'll be used to block often. Even though he's going undrafted in most fantasy leagues, should Trey Burton miss time, Shaheen has an athletic profile that supports the notion he could break out as a receiver as he enters his third NFL season.
Shaheen (back) returned to the practice field Thursday, Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Shaheen missed several days of practice this week due to back soreness, but that no longer appears to be a concern for the third-year tight end. He'll return to camp, looking to secure a role as the backup to starter Trey Burton.
Shaheen (lower back) is not participating at practice Monday, Jeff Dickerson of ESPN.com reports.
Shaheen also missed Sunday's practice due to the issue, and it isn't clear if he's expected to face an extended absence. It's an ominous start to training camp as the 24-year-old attempts to put together a healthy season after missing 13 games across his first two years in the league.
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