Earl Bennett is inactive for today's game against the Packers. Bennett has a sore ankle and although he practiced Friday and was listed as questionable for the game, Bears coach Lovie Smith doesn't want to take chances with a receiver who has gotten more valuable as the season has gone on.
Quarterback Caleb Hanie, safety Craig Steltz, cornerback Joshua Moore, running back Kahlil Bell, guard Herman Johnson, guard Edwin Williams and defensive tackle Marcus Harrison were also inactive.
Nick Roach will start at strongside linebacker for Pisa Tinoisamoa.
For the Packers, quarterback Graham Harrell, safety Atari Bigby, fullback Korey Hall, linebacker Frank Zombo, guard Nick McDonald and defensive end Cullen Jenkins were inactive. The team also announced the signing of guard/center Evan Dietrich.
Erik Walden will start at right outside linebacker for Frank Zombo.