N’Keal Harry and Chase Claypool Are INACTIVE Today

We knew the Bears would be short-handed at the receiver position coming into this game.

Heck, some of you would argue they were a few sets of hands short of having a representative receiving corps anyway.

But that is beside the point. And I digress.

Chase Claypool was already ruled out on Friday because of a knee injury that kept him out of practice all week. But at least Head Coach Matt Eberflus inists it isn’t a season-ending injury and believes Claypool will be back. It’s just that he won’t be back today. Claypool is inactive. And so is fellow receiver N’Keal Harry, which comes as a bit of a surprise.

Harry was a full participant in practice all week despite being listed on the injury report with a back injury. The Bears made Harry “questionable” to play in today’s game on Friday’s week-ending injury report. However, as it turns out, Harry is OUT. It is uncertain whether if this is a healthy scratch of Harry’s back isn’t where it needs to be to make him active on game day. In any case, the Bears won’t have a full set of receivers going into this game.

Although, they did make some house-keeping moves that brought up some warm bodies on Saturday:

It’s not much, but it’s not nothing.

Here’s what the entire list of inactives looks like:

We’ll have more for you in Pre-gamin’ later this morning.

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Luis C. Medina, who you can find on Twitter at lcm1986, has been covering the Chicago Bears at Bleacher Nation since 2017. Since then, he has written about 3 head coaches, 5 play-callers, and 11 starting quarterbacks. Previously, Luis wrote about the Cubs and MLB at BN (2015-16) and worked in the Chicago Tribune sports department (2011-16). He also co-hosted a Cubs postgame show, Outside the Ivy, in 2019.

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