Rodgers initially flexed his wrist after landing awkwardly, but trainers ended up wrapping his shoulder in ice.
Tedford has so frequently and vicariously complimented Rodgers that it has caught veteran program observers by surprise. The tight end trio of Rodgers, Spencer Hagan, and Jacob Wark is expected to see a significantly increased role with inexperienced receivers and Tedford's off-season trip to New England where he studied how the Patriots use Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez.
Tedford also praised redshirt sophomore James Grisom as a pleasant surprise.
-Outside linebacker Brennan Scarlett delivered several tackles for loss during the team period, continuing a strong start to camp.
Freshman Hardy Nickerson also flashed explosiveness.
-Freshman cornerback Willie Fletcher worked with the first-team for part of practice, again showing a nice upside for the unheralded recruit.
-The Bears again practiced with limited numbers on the defensive line, working with only six players.
-Running back C.J. Anderson practiced in a yellow jersey signifying limited contact.
-Redshirt junior Vincenzo D'Amato missed a 55-yard field goal try, but had enough distance that it would have been good from 49 or 50 yards out.
Dan Greenspan is the publisher of Cal Sports Digest and covers the Pac-12 for Fox Sports/Scout.com. Follow him on Twitter @DanGreenspan.