Bears hold Peppers out for second game

Chicago Bears Pro Bowl defensive end Julius Peppers is sitting
out his second straight preseason game because of a hamstring
injury.

Peppers was expected to play Thursday night against San Diego,
but the Bears held him out again after he sat out the preseason
opener against Carolina. Peppers has been limited in practice for
about two weeks.

The Bears also held out defensive tackle Henry Melton
(concussion), receiver Earl Bennett (concussion), right tackle
Jonathan Scott (right knee), long snapper Patrick Mannelly (rib),
running back Armando Allen (hamstring) and linebacker D.J. Williams
(strained right calf).

The Chargers held out running back Danny Woodhead (undisclosed
injury), receiver Malcolm Floyd (right knee) and rookie linebacker
Manti Te’o (sprained right foot).

Corey Liuget left late in the first quarter with a shoulder
injury. It was not immediately clear how it happened.