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Kevin White back at full strength: Ive got to turn it up

Kevin White back at full strength: Ive got to turn it up
Published On: Fri, Jun 16
Aug 11, 2016; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bears wide receiver Kevin White (13) warms up prior to a game against the Denver Broncos at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago Bears expected Kevin White to be an NFL star when they used the No. 7 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft on the wide receiver, but injuries have prevented him from making an impact. White is aiming to change that in his third year as a pro.

After raising some concerns by being held out of OTAs with a leg injury, White has declared himself fully healthy. Hes now focusing all his attention on proving the Bears didnt make a mistake by picking him.

Its got to happen now, White said earlier this week, per Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune. Ive got to turn it up. You know, even in Year 1, Year 2, I always want to turn it up and show what I can do. So to me, Year 3, its time.

In Year 1, White did not play at all. He then suffered a left fibular spiral fracture and ankle ligament damage last year, which resulted in him missing 12 games. White has had two surgeries on his left leg, but he says he spent part of the offseason at a performance institute learning proper alignment and technique with running.

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