The two Chicago Bears players suspended for violating NFL drug policy have gone separate ways - fullback Calvin Thomas into a rehabilitation program and defensive end Richard Dent into court.

Seeking to clear the way for Dent to play Sunday in the Bears' game in Indianapolis, agent Steve Zucker planned to argue the big lineman's case today in an emergency hearing before Cook County Circuit Judge Sophia Hall.Dent, who refused to take a urine test ordered by the NFL, and Thomas, who flunked the test for the second time, were suspended for 30 days by the league Wednesday.

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