8, the Bears certainly will miss Melton if he’s not there. Considering the starters aren’t likely to play much, if any, during the preseason finale against Cleveland on Thursday, there’s no rush for Melton and Bennett to return to the field. The availability of defensive tackle Henry Melton and wide receiver Earl Bennett both recovering from concussions is at the top of the list. 3 at Soldier Field after a hard hit from safety Chris Conte Melton suffered his concussion in the first game of the preseason at Carolina. Bennett has not played or practiced since suffering a concussion on Aug. 3. But the Bears still don’t know if he’ll be ready to go against the Bengals. 2. Here’s a first-and-10 look at where the Bears stand heading into the final preseason game: 1.