Hester, McCown Active For Bears; Melton, Wright OutBears wide receiver Devin Hester is active despite tweaking an ankle injury this week and missing Friday's practice.
Lovie Smith Expects Forte Back Before Season EndsHead coach Lovie Smith confirmed Bears running back Matt Forte has a sprained MCL and no further damage.
Akrush Breaks Down Bears-Chargers In the wake of the Bears' win over the Chargers where quarterback Jay Cutler broke his right thumb, NFL expert Hub Arkush joined The McNeil and Spiegel Show to break down the game.
Pompei: Bears Can Do More With ConteWhen the Bears announced Major Wright and Chris Conte would be the new starting safeties, few knew how the tandem would handle their promotion.
Shepkowski: The Good, Bad And Ugly Of Bears-EaglesWith a 30-24 victory over the heavily favored Philadelphia Eagles, the Bears put themselves on track for their second straight playoff appearance.
Biggs: Vick and Co. Represent Daunting Task Leading charge for the Eagles is the versatile Michael Vick, who's legs are just as much a threat as his arms. Add to that mix an explosive group of wide receivers and a running back rushing for over five yards per carry, and the Bears have a tantalizing challenge.
Bennett Upgraded To 'Probable' For SundayAfter missing four consecutive games with a chest injury, wide receiver Earl Bennett had full participation in all three practices this week and is listed as probable for Sunday's game in London.
Holmes' Mailbag: Who Gets Benched Next?With the Bears 3-3, let's see what's on the mind of Bears fans in this week's edition of Laurence Holmes' mailbag.
Harris On Benching: 'It Didn't Sit Well'In one week’s time, Bears safety Chris Harris lost his starting job, was rendered inactive for Sunday’s game and has formally requested to be traded.
Peppers Active For Sunday NightThough listed as doubtful with a sprained MCL, Bears defensive end Julius Pepper is active for Sunday night's contest against the Vikings.
Harris, Meriweather Benched For Sunday Chris Harris and Brandon Meriweather are expected to be benched in favor of Major Wright and Chris Conte for Sunday’s game. Wright and Conte are expected to get the first-team reps at strong and free safety, respectively, during Thursday’s practice.
Bowen: Bears Safeties Need To Get It TogetherThe Bears may have won Sunday, but Smith torched the Bears secondary for 181 yards on eight catches as the defense surrender 543 yards of total offense to the Panther.
Barber To Make Bears Debut
Barber Expected To Make Season Debut; Harris Could Miss 2 GamesBears running back Marion Barber is expected to make his debut Sunday against the Panthers, while Earl Bennett (chest) and Gabe Carimi (knee) were officially ruled out.
Safties Harries and Wright Back At Practice Running back Marion Barber and safties Chris Harries and Major Wright all particpated fully in practice on Wednesday after missing last Sunday’s game against the Packers.