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Bowman, Rodriguez Active For Bears As McManis Sits

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By Adam Hoge-

SOLDIER FIELD (CBS) Cornerback Zack Bowman, who the Bears re-signed this week, is active Monday night against the Lions, as is fullback Evan Rodriguez.

Bowman will fill in for the injured Sherrick McManis, who was listed as questionable for the game with a hip injury. He will be used as the primary gunner on special teams, the position McManis usually holds.

Rodriguez is back after missing two games with a knee injury.

The following Bears players are inactive Monday night against the Lions: wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, cornerback Sherrick McManis, center Edwin Williams, defensive tackle Matt Toeaina, tight end Brody Eldridge, defensive tackle Nate Collins and defensive end Cheta Ozougwu.

The Lions’ inactives include: cornerback Bill Bentley, offensive tackle Jason Fox, offensive tackle Corey Hilliard, cornerback Jacob Lacey, defensive end Ronnell Lewis, quarterback Kellen Moore and running back Kevin Smith.

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