Cornerback Nathan Vasher was suited up for practice for the third consecutive day at Halas Hall, improving the chances further he will play Sunday for the first time in more than two months. Vasher has been working his way back from a partially torn groin muscle.
Right tackle Fred Miller (right ankle) was also on the practice field for the first time this week. Miller has been remarkable during his career as a durable performer. He has missed just one start since the beginning of the 1999 season because of injury, and just two since the start of the 1998 season.
UPDATING: While Miller was on the field, he was held out od drills. John St. Clair is expected to start in his place.
Linebacker Lance Briggs (knee) was also present for practice. Defensive tackle Tommie Harris (left knee) was on the field but it was not certain whether he would be participating.
UPDATING: Harris was held out of practice but is expected to play.
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