Gabe Carimi says he will be ready for Chicago Bears minicamp

Chicago Bears offensive tackle Gabe Carimi anticipates that he will be healthy enough to take part in the team's June minicamp, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

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"I'm feeling really good," the lineman said at a team charity event Saturday. "They're saying another couple of weeks and I'll be here for (offseason training activities) and minicamps. I'm just champing at the bit to get back and actually be back with the O-line and not be on the outside looking in."

Carimi suffered a dislocated knee cap last season in a Week 2 loss to the New Orleans Saints. He was eventually placed on injured reserve and underwent surgery.

"He's right on schedule," Bears coach Lovie Smith told the newspaper. "Right on schedule, but we can't tell you what that schedule is. But we're right on it."

Carimi was the Bears' first-round pick (No. 29 overall) in the 2011 NFL Draft.

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