The Chicago Bears have announced the following inactive players in tonight's contest against the New York Giants:
CB Charles Tillman
DT Stephen Paea
S Anthony Walters
G James Brown
T Jonathan Scott
DE Cornelius Washington
TE Steve Maneri
Tillman will miss his first start since 2009 with a knee injury. Zack Bowman, who hasn't started a game since 2011, will get the nod in place of Tillman.
Landon Cohen will start in place of Paea, who misses his second game in a row with a turf toe injury.
LB Lance Briggs (foot/hip) and TE Martellus Bennett (shoulder) were both listed as questionable but are active and expected to play.
The Giants inactives:
RB David Wilson
CB Corey Webster
C David Baas
CB Jayron Hosley
TE Adrien Robinson
QB Ryan Nassib
S Cooper Taylor
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Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman tonight will miss his first game since 2009. Plus the rest of the inactives in tonight's contest against the New York Giants.
Tillman, Paea inactive vs. Giants
Bears CB Charles Tillman will miss his first game since 2009. Plus the rest of the inactives.