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Who Makes the Practice Squad?

S Al Afalava (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

After breaking down the roster and deciding which 53 players the Chicago Bears are likely to keep for 2009, now we need to find the eight prospects that deserve time to develop on the practice squad. JC looks into his crystal ball again and comes up with eight names. And they are ...

S Al Afalava General manager Jerry Angelo selected Afalava in the sixth round of the NFL Draft in April because he believed the former Oregon State Beaver could play both strong and free safety. After rookie minicamp and the offseason program, Afalava has played well but seems like a more natural fit at strong safety. With Corey Graham now challenging for a starting job after being moved from...

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