Starter Mitch Trubisky is out of Thursday's game after suffering a shoulder injury last week against the Vikings.
Chicago Bears backup quarterback Chase Daniel will start instead of Mitch Trubisky during the team's Thanksgiving Day game against the Detroit Lions.
The team listed Trubisky as inactive for Thursday's game. Trubisky suffered a shoulder bruise in the fourth quarter of last week's 25–20 victory over the Minnesota Vikings. He did not participate in this week's three practices.
Trubisky has made 22 consecutive starts for the Bears since taking over as the starter in Week 5 last season. Thursday marks Daniel's first start for Chicago.
Daniel is 1-1 in career NFL starts and last started in 2014 with the Kansas City Chiefs. He hasn't thrown a pass in a NFL game since 2016 with the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Bears visit the Lions Thursday and kickoff for the Thanskgiving Day showdown is slated for 12:30 p.m. on CBS.