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Here’s the full list of inactives for today’s Bears-Vikings game.
The Bears face yet another must-win game this Sunday versus the Vikings.
Marshall wants to fight a fan in the name of anti-bullying.
The Jermon Bushrod-Everson Griffen matchup will be key.
“We have to get better, I have to get better,” Jay Cutler says.
Nothing is official yet, but everything points to Marquess Wilson’s return.
Through nine games, Minnesota has the third-most sacks in the league.
“I don’t feel any pressure other than what I put on myself,” Mel Tucker says.
Plus, Jared Allen and Lance Briggs respond to the noise surrounding Mel Tucker’s job security.
There’s hope in Minnesota with Teddy Bridgewater and a young defense is blossoming under Mike Zimmer.
With two upcoming, winnable games at home, the time is now for Cutler to step up.
“We blew some coverages on the back end starting with myself,” Jennings said.
From the very top of the organization to the 53rd player on the roster, the Bears are broken.
Bennett had his best game of the season against the Packers back in Week 4.
It’s not a stretch to say the Bears season is on the line heading into Lambeau.
Both the Bears and Packers are dealing with injuries along the offensive line.
The Jordy Nelson-Kyle Fuller matchup will be key.
Martellus Bennett was limited at Thursday’s practice with a rib injury.
Forte knows the Bears need to run the football Sunday night to beat the Packers.
Jordy Nelson is a coverage-dictating receiver for the Packers who takes two defenders to slow.