The former Pro Bowl MVP was bothered by the injury in the preseason, and it started to slow him down when the season began. He had seven catches for 149 yards and a touchdown in the first three games before having surgery.
Bears right tackle Jordan Mills (ribs) is inactive. Michael Ola moves from left guard to right tackle, with Brian de la Puente starting at left guard. Receiver Marquess Wilson (broken collarbone) is active for the first time this season.
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