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Bears QB Jay Cutler said he expected to be "full-go" on Sunday against the Packers, but there's speculation that head coach Lovie Smith will pull Cutler and some other key contributors with a good chunk of time still left to play in Sunday's game. Smith doesn't want to reveal exactly how long his starters will play in Green Bay, and with a lack of clarity in terms of how much certain players will be used, it's best to avoid starting Bears this week.
Chicago heads into the regular-season finale in good shape health-wise, but one player that may be unable to go because of an injury is WR Earl Bennett. He missed his second consecutive practice on Thursday with a left ankle injury. If any owners are still considering him for a start, even though backup QB Todd Collins could see significant playing time, they should monitor his status over the weekend.