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Bears to Rest Virtually All Starters vs. Colts

The Bears have a total of 28 players listed as "unlikely to play" in the third preseason gameq

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    Bears to Rest Virtually All Starters vs. Colts
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    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - AUGUST 08: Akiem Hicks #96 of the Chicago Bears stands on the field during warm up prior to a preseason game against the Carolina Panthers at Soldier Field on August 08, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images)

    If you were hoping head coach Matt Nagy would relent and let some of his Chicago Bears stars play in a preseason game, your hopes are about to be dashed.

    The Bears have announced the roster of players who are not expected to play against the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday, and there are a total of 28 players who won’t see the field in the third exhibition game of the preseason.

    Included in that number are all of the team’s starting players on offense and defense, including quarterback Mitchell Trubisky and linebacker Khalil Mack. Multiple tight ends, including Trey Burton, Adam Shaheen, and Ben Braunecker, are also sitting out, as are running backs Mike Davis, Tarik Cohen, and David Montgomery.

    Here is the full list of players sitting out the game:

    Defense:

    Prince Amukamara

    Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

    Leonard Floyd

    Kyle Fuller

    Eddie Goldman

    Akiem Hicks

    Eddie Jackson

    Khalil Mack

    Bilal Nichols

    Buster Skrine

    Roquan Smith

    Danny Trevathan

    Offense:

    Ben Braunecker

    Trey Burton

    Tarik Cohen

    James Daniels

    Mike Davis

    Taylor Gabriel

    Charles Leno Jr.

    Kyle Long

    Bobby Massie

    Anthony Miller

    David Montgomery

    Cordarrelle Patterson

    Allen Robinson

    Adam Shaheen

    Mitchell Trubisky

    Cody Whitehair

    Kick-off between the Bears and Colts is set for 6 p.m.

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