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Sunday, December 9, 2012
Paea joins 3 other Bears starters on inactive list

Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- Chicago's list of inactive players at Minnesota includes starters cornerback Tim Jennings, linebacker Brian Urlacher, nose tackle Stephen Paea and wide receiver Earl Bennett.

Jennings hurt his shoulder, Urlacher has a pulled hamstring and Bennett has a concussion. All three were previously ruled out for Sunday. Paea was listed as questionable.

Also not suiting up are quarterback Josh McCown, wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher and guard Chris Spencer. Spencer (knee) was listed as questionable.

For the Vikings, who placed wide receiver Percy Harvin on injured reserve this week, quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson, cornerback Brandon Burton, linebacker Audie Cole, tackle Troy Kropog, guard Mark Asper, tight end Allen Reisner and defensive end D'Aundre Reed are inactive. Kropog was signed from the practice squad to take Harvin's roster spot.

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