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Matt Forte active today vs. Lions

Bears RB Matt Forte is active against the Lions, while TE Zach Miller and WR Eddie Royal are inactive. Full inactives below.

The Chicago Bears run game received good news today, as running back Matt Forte (back) is active and will start today against the Detroit Lions.

Here are the full inactives for the Bears:

C Hroniss Grasu
WR Eddie Royal
CB Jacoby Glenn
T Tayo Fabuluje
TE Zach Miller
DL Jarvis Jenkins
DL Terry Williams

Miller is the biggest loss of this group, as he's carried the passing attack the past three weeks. Rob Houslery will start for Miller.

Along the offensive line, Matt Slauson will start at center, while Patrick Omameh will start at left guard. With Royal out, Marc Mariani and Josh Bellamy will start at wide receiver. Will Sutton will start in place of Jenkins.

Inside linebacker Shea McClellin (concussion) is active and will start.

For the Lions, the following players are inactive:

DE Jason Jones
WR Corey Fuller
RB George Winn
C Braxston Cave
DT Khyri Thornton
OT Corey Robinson
DT Gabe Wright


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