Rotating quarterbacks

Despite the fact that <!--Default NodeId For Jim Miller is 292233,2002--><A HREF=[PlayerNode:292233]>Jim Miller</A> probably won't throw a ball all week he's likely to be the Bears starting quarterback against the Packers. That's because <!--Default NodeId For Chris Chandler is 292192,2002--><A HREF=[PlayerNode:292192]>Chris Chandler</A> high ankle sprain is still bothering the veteran and could force him to miss some time.

"Right now we're not optimistic about Chris and we'll have to see how Jimmy's elbow is on Wednesday to see if he can throw during the week," said head coach Dick Jauron.

Miller hadn't thrown in two weeks before coming into the game Sunday for Chandler. The question is how will his arm react after throwing 35 passes completing 21 for 250 yards and a touchdown.

"I think Jim feels he can [play an entire game] in talking to him, he just has to gear himself up for it. I thought he got stronger as the game went on. He certainly threw the ball well and it didn't seem to matter with or against the wind and the wind was strong at the end. That was a powerful wind. I think he can, but certainly it's a lot easier for me to say. It's not my arm, I don't feel the pain."

If Chandler is unable to even backup Miller then Henry Burris will be the number two quarterback with Cory Sauter the emergency QB.

Besides Chandler other players that left the game due to injury were James Williams and John Davis.

Williams' streak of 129 consecutive starts could be in jeopardy because of an injured foot.

"He's a guy who takes a lot of pride in practicing and preparing," Jauron said of Williams. "But we don't want it to be counter-productive for him or for us, so we'll have to monitor that closely see if some rest will help him get better faster."

If "Big Cat" weren't able to go then Bernard Robertson would start at right tackle.

Davis left the game with back spasms and in his absence Dustin Lyman had a career-high three receptions for 25 yards.

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