Because of injuries, the Bears started their third different offensive line group and their third different safety tandem against the Packers. Frank Omiyale started at right tackle in place of Gabe Carimi, who will be out several weeks with a partially dislocated knee. Omiyale was flagged for two false starts and one holding call Sunday. Chris Spencer started for the second straight week in place of Lance Louis and had a holding penalty.
Brandon Meriweather started in place of Major Wright for the second straight week at free safety, and Craig Steltz got his first start since 2009 in place of Chris Harris at strong safety. All the injured players except Carimi are expected back for Week Four.
UNDER THE RADAR
For the second straight week, undrafted rookie wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher scored the Bears' first touchdown, this one on a 4-yard dart over the middle from Jay Cutler, which got the Bears to within 14-7 with 8:12 left in the first half. He had five catches for 27 yards and is tied for second on the team with nine receptions on the year, for 66 yards.
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