Saturday, October 20, 2012
Lions-Bears: Saturday injury report
By Kevin Seifert
We have the final injury report for Monday night's game at Soldier Field, and it indicates that one of the contestants will be thin at cornerback. The details:
Chicago Bears: Receiver Alshon Jeffery (hand) had already been ruled out of this game, and otherwise the Bears are healthy. The only player whose availability is in question is safety Sherrick McManis (hip). Receiver Devin Hester (quadriceps) and linebacker Blake Costanzo (thumb) are probable.
Detroit Lions: Cornerback Jacob Lacey (concussion) was ruled out and cornerback Bill Bentley (shoulder) is doubtful, which likely means the Lions' top three cornerbacks Monday night will be Chris Houston, rookie Jonte Green and the just-resigned Alphonso Smith. On paper, that's not a great matchup. We'll see if the Lions' front four can protect the secondary with a strong pass rush. The only other player whose availability is in question is defensive tackle Corey Williams (knee), who didn't practice Saturday and is listed as questionable. There is some hope he will be able to play a role Monday night, however.