Three Bears starters inactive

There are no surprises on the Chicago Bears' inactive list for today's game against the St. Louis Rams. Starters Jay Cutler, Lance Briggs and Stephen Paea will all sit this afternoon.

The Chicago Bears and St. Louis Rams have announced their respective inactive lists. For the Bears, the following players will not suit up today:

QB Jay Cutler
LB Lance Briggs
G James Brown
T Jonathan Scott
DT Stephen Paea
DE Cornelius Washington
DT Jeremiah Ratliff

Josh McCown will start in place of Cutler, Khaseem Greene will start for Briggs and Landen Cohen will take Paea's spot in the starting lineup.

For the Rams, the following players are inactive:

G Harvey Dahl
OL Barrett Jones
RB Daryl Richardson
CB Quinton Pointer
DT Matt Conrath
OT Mike Person
DE Gerald Rivers

The Rams also placed starting cornerback Cortland Finnegan (eye) on injured reserve yesterday. Trumaine Johnson will start in his place.

Jeremy Stoltz is Publisher of and a member of the Pro Football Writers of America. He is in his third season covering the Chicago Bears full time. Follow Bear Report on Twitter and discuss this topic on our message boards. To become a subscriber to the Bear Report Web site or magazine, click here.

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