Robinson won't play against Vikings

Following a DUI arrest, which turned out to be his second since June, Bryan Robinson will be inactive this Sunday when the Bears travel to Minnesota.

Although, the team is punishing Bryan Robinson he still receives a paycheck because the Bears don't have the authority to doc his check under the collective bargaining agreement. The defensive end could still receive another penalty from the league, but that's unclear at this point.

Is there a bigger problem at hand? Robinson broke both of his wrists in an alleged home incident involving his dog, but he didn't come forward in either of his arrests.

"He used very poor judgment last week; he was out at 2:30 a.m. on a Friday morning before a Sunday game, subsequently stopped and arrested," coach Dick Jauron said. "At that time or any time in a brief 16-week span, or 17 counting the bye, it's a very short season and we ask for everything they have. [It wasn't] really a team-motivated move and he wasn't using good judgment. He admits it."

Jauron also revealed the fact that Robinson came to him in confidence the first time he was arrested for on June 23. The head coach kept Robinson's story to himself, but isn't happy with the current situation.

"I think that he was out at 2:30 in the morning, got stopped and got arrested. So there is some problem there. We'll definitely try to keep an eye on that but Bryan's the one that has to solve it. And I think he's definitely of the mind to get it solved."

"There's no doubt that it's a disappointment. It was a disappointment for me, for our football team and for our organization and for Bryan too. You can see that he's very disappointed in himself but we have to move forward from it. We can't change anything that's occurred but we can definitely try to solve any problem that's there and get it solved."

Robinson was called a "character guy" when the team signed him a five-year deal worth $20 million including a $5.5 million signing bonus.

In the meantime Phillip Daniels will start at left end for Robinson, while rookie Alex Brown will get his first career start at right end.

"I got to rush the passer I learning everyday little things that I can do to try to get to the quarterback," Brown said.

Considering the Bears gave up 192 yards last week to the what was the worst rushing offense in football, hopefully Brown will also be able to play the run.

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