Allen, Bennett amongst Bears inactives

Defensive end Jared Allen and tight end Martellus Bennett are amongst the nine Chicago Bears players not dressing for tonight's preseason opener against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Nine Chicago Bears players will not be participating in tonight's preseason opener against the Philadelphia Eagles. Here is full inactive list:

S Craig Steltz (hamstring)
CB Tim Jennings (quad)
CB Isaiah Frey (hamstring)
S Chris Conte (shoulder)
OL Eben Britton (hamstring)
T Jordan Mills (foot)
G Kyle Long (ankle)
TE Martellus Bennett (suspended)
DE Jared Allen

Allen has missed the past week of practice due to the birth of his second daughter. All players are in attendance at Soldier Field except for Bennett, who is not with the team during his suspension.

Jeremy Stoltz is Publisher of and a member of the Pro Football Writers of America. He is in his fourth 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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