LB Lance Briggs was forced from Sunday's game vs. the Redskins with a shoulder injury, and according to a report, he's expected to miss 4-6 weeks.
LB Brian Urlacher and RB Armando Allen are among Chicago's inactives for its game against Detroit.
Bears LB Brian Urlacher practiced on Friday in a limited capacity, but he is still listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Lions. RB Matt Forte confirmed he will play.
Special teams coordinator Dave Toub thinks it would be a big loss for not just the Bears but also the city of Chicago if coach Lovie Smith is fired.
Brian Urlacher will have no more than two days of practice if he's to play Sunday, and RB Matt Forte is still nursing a sore ankle as the Bears prepare for the regular-season finale.
Bears inactives for Sunday's game against the Cardinals include LB Brian Urlacher and WR Dane Sanzenbacher.
LB Brian Urlacher is the only player listed as out on the Bears injury report this week, and he hasn't practiced since suffering his hamstring injury against Seattle Dec. 2.
The Bears are beginning to get healthier, but they took a backward step Thursday when WR Brandon Marshall was limited in practice with a tight hamstring.
Is QB Jay Cutler's knee injury worse than the Bears are letting on? Hard to tell from what coach Lovie Smith had to say about it on Friday.
The Chicago Bears' special teams have largely been free of the injury wave to hit the offense and defense in recent weeks -- until now.

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