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Bears' Kyle Long will have limited offseason

Kyle Long (Joe Robbins/Getty)

Bears first rounder Kyle Long will be forced to miss 13 practices this offseason. How will this affect the development of an offensive lineman who comes into the league already short on experience?

The NFL recently adopted a rule that states an incoming rookie cannot participate with his new team in anything other than rookie minicamp until his school has completed final exams. Due to the quarterly class schedule at Oregon, Chicago Bears first-round draft pick Kyle Long will be one of those forced to sit. Oregon's semester ends June 14 and the Bears hold their final veteran minicamp from...

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