Lovie Smith has been full of surprises this season and Monday night was no exception: defensive tackle Anthony Adams will be inactive for the Bears game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday Night Football.
Adams had lost his starting spot to Matt Toeaina from the start of this season. But he started the past two games while Toeaina was out with a sprained knee. But even though his production can't be quantified on the stat sheet, he still was noticeably ineffective through the first seven games of the season. The return of Toeaina and the increased playing time the Bears are giving rookie Stephen Paea were factors in the decision to make Adams inactive.
The rest of the inactive list was as expected: running back Kahlil Bell, right tackle Gabe Carimi, defensive ends Corey Wootton and Mario Addison, linebacker Jabara Williams and quarterback Nathan Enderle.