Khalil Mack injury update: Bears pass rusher ruled out for Jets game

Khalil Mack officially has been ruled out for the Bears’ matchup against the Jets as he continues to deal with a sprained ankle, despite optimism he would be available in Week 8.

The 27-year-old pass rusher, considered “day-to-day,” sat out practice Wednesday and Thursday, but returned on a limited basis Friday. However, the injury Mack suffered in the Bears’ loss to the Dolphins in Week 6 still appears to be bothering him. He did play last week in Week 7’s game against the Patriots.

Mack has tallied 20 total tackles, five sacks and forced four fumbles in six games with the Bears this season.

Chicago acquired the three-time Pro Bowl player along with a second-round pick, from the Raiders in exchange for four future draft choices in early September.

The Bears (3-3) host the Jets (3-4) with kickoff slated for 1 p.m. ET.