Lance Briggs is active vs. Eagles

LB Lance Briggs (Jerry Lai/USP)

Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs is active and will start in tonight's contest against the Philadelphia Eagles, plus the rest of the inactive lists.

After 63 days on the shelf due to a shoulder injury, Chicago Bears Pro Bowl linebacker Lance Briggs is active for tonight's contest against the Philadelphia Eagles. Briggs practiced all week and was cleared by the doctors on Friday. He was on the field warming up before the game and showed no limitations or ill effects from the injury.

Here are the inactive players for the Bears:

WR Marquess Wilson
QB Jordan Palmer
DT Christian Tupou
OL James Brown
OL Jonathan Scott
DE Cornelius Washington T Joe Long

For the Eagles, the following players are inactive:

QB Matt Barkley
S Colt Anderson
CB Curtis Marsh
S Kurt Coleman
RB Matthew Tucker
OL Dennis Kelly


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