Marion Barber active for Bears

Updated: October 2, 2011, 7:09 PM ET
By Michael C. Wright | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bears released their list of inactives for Sunday's 34-29 win against the Carolina Panthers, and the most surprising aspect of the list was the fact backup running back Marion Barber wasn't on it.

Barber hadn't played since suffering a calf injury in an Aug. 27 preseason outing against the Tennessee Titans, but the running back was available against the Panthers.

Barber had five carries for 17 yards and one touchdown.

The list of inactives included ...

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