By Chris Emma–
CHICAGO (CBS) — Quarterback Matt Barkley will make his first NFL start Sunday as the Bears have officially ruled Jay Cutler as inactive against the Titans.READ MORE: Man Critically Injured By Glass Shards After Gunman Fires Shots At Doorway Of His South Shore Home
Cutler suffered an injury to his throwing shoulder in the Bears’ loss to the Giants last Sunday. The team didn’t rule him out for the season, with coach John Fox declaring Cutler is day-to-day.
Details to Cutler’s injury are unclear, though it’s been reported that his injury is a partially torn labrum that he could possibly play through. Fox hasn’t offered details.READ MORE: CBS 2's Luke Stuckmeyer Enjoys Father's Day As A Dad For First Time
Barkley has played in just one game as a Bear, the loss in Green Bay in October. He was 6-of-15 for 81 yards and two interceptions. In his career, Barkley has thrown for two touchdowns and six picks.
The Bears’ inactives include De’Vante Bausby, Leonard Floyd, Deiondre’ Hall, DeAndre Houston-Carson, Josh Sitton and Mitch Unrein.
Kickoff between the Bears (2-8) and Titans (5-6) comes at noon from foggy Soldier Field.MORE NEWS: Rash Of Shootings In Humboldt Park Community This Weekend Have Left 2 Dead, 10 Injured