Bears to start rookie S Manning ahead of Harris

Updated: September 21, 2006, 4:38 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

Despite an undefeated record, and a defense that statistically ranks No. 5 in the NFL and has surrendered just seven points in two games, the Chicago Bears aren't standing pat. Seeking improvement, the Bears have elevated rookie Danieal Manning to starting free safety, where he will replace second-year veteran Chris Harris. The move was made at practice Wednesday, following Manning's two strong performances as a backup. He a second-round choice and the Bears' top selection in the 2006 ...

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