The Steelers signed veteran journeyman Guy Whimper, a former fourth-round pick of the Giants who spent the last three seasons with the Jaguars.
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 look to keep dwindling playoff hopes alive with a win in Arizona, where they have not played since the infamous Monday Night Meltdown in 2006 where then-Cardinals coach Dennis Green made history with his post-game tirade.
LB Brian Urlacher was unable to practice Wednesday, but WR Earl Bennett, CB Tim Jennings and DT Henry Melton returned.
The Green Bay Packers clinched the NFC North title with a 21-13 victory in Chicago over the slumping Bears.
Here are the notable injuries from Week 15.
Bears QB Jay Cutler was banged up coming out of last weekend's game, but coach Lovie Smith says Cutler should be fine for Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers.

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