The Bears announced that safety Chris Harris will be inactive, which means Major Wright and Brandon Meriweather will start today against the Carolina Panthers.
Officially, Wright will be the strong safety and Meriweather will be the strong safety.
There are also some interesting lineup changes. Despite practicing all week, after being sidelined with an ankle injury, Lance Louis lost his starting right guard spot to veteran Chris Spencer.
Also, receiver Roy Williams has been bumped from the starting lineup by Johnny Knox.
The Bears other inactives: RT Gabe Carimi, WR Earl Bennett, TE Matt Spaeth, DT Stephen Paea and DE Mario Addison.
Veteran Frank Omiyale will start again at right tackle, in place of Carimi. Omiyale told me last Sunday that he aimed to get the false starts under control.
With Spaeth sidelined, rookie Kyle Adams will get a chance to make an impression.
The most notable Panthers inactive is CB Chris Gamble. Third-year player Darius Butler will start in Gamble's spot at left cornerback.