Vikings right tackle Artis Hicks, who suffered a right elbow injury last week and was listed as questionable, is inactive tonight, meaning Ryan Cook will start at right tackle. Cook was demoted before last week’s game at Jacksonville.
Wide receiver Aundrae Allison is inactive for the first time this season. Allison was not on the injury report this week. The other inactives are kickoff returner Maurice Hicks, tight end Garrett Mills, linebacker Dontarrious Thomas, defensive end Otis Grigsby and defensive tackle Letroy Guion. John David Booty is the No. 3 quarterback.
The Bears inactives are quarterback Caleb Hanie, running back Kevin Jones, fullback Jason McKie, guard Terrence Metcalf, defensive tackle Matt Toeaina, wide receiver Brandon Rideau, wide receiver Marty Booker and defensive end Ervin Baldwin.
Jason Davis was activated from the practice squad and will start at fullback. Nick Roach will start in place of Hunter Hillenmeyer at linebacker. Corey Graham will start in place of Nathan Vasher at cornerback. Vasher was placed on injured reserve with a broken hand.