|LB Pisa Tinoisamoa||Knee||OUT|
|WR Devin Hester||Ankle||Questionable|
|S Danieal Manning||Back||Questionable|
|LB Lance Briggs||Shoulder||Probable|
|DT Tommie Harris||Knee||Probable|
|DT Israel Idonije||Knee||Probable|
|DE Adewale Ogunleye||Ankle||Probable|
|TE Greg Olsen||Ankle||Probable|
|S Greg Steltz||Biceps||Probable|
|DT Matt Toeaina||Calf||Probable|
|WR Anquan Boldin||Ankle||Questionable|
|LB Gerald Hayes||Back||Questionable|
|DE Kenny Iwebema||Knee||Questionable|
|WR Sean Morey||Illness||Questionable|
|CB Michael Adams||Hamstring||Questionable|
|DT Darnell Dockett||Ankle||Probable|
|S Antrel Rolle||Foot||Probable|
|WR Steve Breaston||Knee||Probable|
|K Neil Rackers||Hamstring||Probable|
|LB Herman Johnson||Back||Probable|
|TE Stephen Spach||Ankle||Probable|
|CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie||Finger||Probable|
|RB Jason Wright||Thumb||Probable|
|G Reggie Wells||Thumb||Probable|
Bears Offense vs. Cardinals Defense
Former Bears defensive tackle Bryan Robinson is a fixture in the middle of Arizona's defense. He will have plenty of opportunities to trade paint with Bears center Olin Kreutz. Yes, the Cardinals also run the 3-4. Robinson is the smallest nose tackle the Bears have faced this year. Linebacker Gerald Hayes (back) is expected to be ready for Sunday, as is Darnell Dockett (ankle). Dockett's role as a disruptive influence is similar to Tommie Harris on the Bears. Safety Antrel Rolle has been nursing a foot injury and is expected to play.
The Cardinals are 3-0 on the road, while the Bears are 3-0 at home. Arizona is only allowing 96.4 rushing yards per game, in spite of the Panthers putting up 270 yards on them a week ago. Expect the Bears to display the kind of patient, balanced offense they utilized against Cleveland. They minimized mistakes, moved the ball and scored. Look for the Cardinals to check on whether or not the Bears have improved their blitz pickups since last week.
Cardinals Offense vs. Bears Defense
Returning Hunter Hillenmeyer to the middle and Nick Roach to the strong side settled the Bears' linebacking corps. Both have played extensively since Brian Urlacher and Pisa Tinoisamoa were injured at the beginning of the season. Defensive end Adewale Ogunleye has been playing through an ankle injury. He hasn't had a strong game in several weeks. Alex Brown will draw former Bear Mike Gandy as his assignment on Sunday. Linebacker Lance Briggs and safety Danieal Manning have some minor aches and pains but are expected to be fully ready for Sunday.
Look for Arizona to test inexperienced cornerback Zack Bowman. Warner has one of the quickest releases in football. The Bears must pressure him to keep the passes short. If they want to create sacks and turnovers, they'll need to combine pressure with tight coverage. Can they do this against the physical receivers of Arizona?
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