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

Chris Lawrence, NBC4

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:


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


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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