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Injury Update: Goldman expected to return to action

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Nose tackle Eddie Goldman was not given an injury designation Friday and is expected to play in his first regular-season game since December 2019. After opting out of the 2020 campaign due to COVID-19 concerns, the 6-3, 325-pounder sat out the first three contests this year with a knee injury he sustained in practice on Labor Day.

Still limited in Wednesday's workout, Goldman was a full participant in practice Thursday and Friday.

"I give him credit for really getting to this point right now," said coach Matt Nagy. "It's unlucky what happened early on there in that first week, but that's a part of life."

Asked what he expects from Goldman against the Lions, Nagy said: "I think we're going to see a player who's going to come out and give it his all. I don't like to put stat lines or anything like that on the guy, but I know this: He had a really, really good week of practice and now probably more than anything is his conditioning and just getting used to that game condition. I know he holds himself to play well and puts a lot of accountability on himself to help out, so he's going to be anxious to get out there."

In other injury news, Bears inside linebacker Joel Iyiegbuniwe (hamstring) has been ruled out of Sunday's game and safety Tashaun Gipson Sr. (hamstring) is doubtful.

Outside linebacker Khalil Mack (foot), receiver Darnell Mooney (groin) and cornerback Xavier Crawford (back) were all listed as questionable after being limited in practice Friday. Tight end Jesse James returned to practice Friday after missing the previous two days due to a personal reason.

In terms of the quarterback situation, veteran Andy Dalton (knee) was downgraded to doubtful on Saturday after originally being listed as questionable and being limited in practice all week, while rookie Justin Fields (right thumb) was not assigned an injury designation after practicing in full all week and will start against the Lions.

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Player Injury Game status
PRO CAREER:


Played in his ninth NFL season and his first in Chicago in 2020
Has 25 career INTs, 52 PDs and 13 TFL in 128 career games played with 120 starts
Has three career interception returns for touchdowns
Owns the most interceptions by an undrafted free agent since entering the NFL in 2012 (25)
Ranked first in the AFC and second in the NFL with six interceptions in 2014
Tied for first the AFC with five interceptions in 2013


HONORS:


2014: Pro Bowl selection


2020 SEASON (Bears):


Started every game at strong safety; tied for the team lead with two INTs on the season (at ATL, at CAR)
Recorded seven tackles, one strip-sack and one pass defensed in the Wild Card playoff game at the Saints
Sealed the come-from-behind win at the Falcons in Week 3 with his interception of QB Matt Ryan late in the fourth quarter 
Posted a career-high nine tackles, including eight solo, in Week 4 vs. the Colts
Recorded his second INT of the season in Week 6 at Carolina on the Panthers opening drive, leading to Chicago's first TD of the game
Recovered a fumble (forced by Danny Trevathan) in Week 10 vs. Minnesota 


2019 SEASON (Texans):


Played and started in 14 games with the Texans, racking up 51 total tackles (37 solo), two tackles for loss, three quarterback hits, three interceptions (one returned for a touchdown) and eight passes defensed
Missed the postseason due to injury
Posted five solo tackles and one quarterback hit vs. Jacksonville (9/15); eclipsed 400 career tackles, becoming one of only five players since 2012 to record at least 400 tackles and 20 interceptions (Earl Thomas, Glover Quin, Harrison Smith and Reggie Nelson)
Notched his first interception of the season vs. Atlanta (10/6), picking off Falcons QB Matt Ryan and returning it 79 yards for a touchdown, the longest interception return of his career
Tied for the team lead with five total tackles (three solo) and notched an interception for the second-consecutive week at Kansas City (10/13), the first time he has recorded an interception in back-to-back games since Weeks 8-9 of 2014
Finished with two total tackles (two solo), two passes defensed, one quarterback hit and notched his 23rd career interception vs. Denver (12/8), picking off Broncos QB Drew Lock at the Texans' three-yard line and returning it 26 yards


2018 SEASON (Jaguars):


Recorded 54 total tackles (44 solo), one INT, seven PD, one TFL and one QBH after starting all 16 games
Matched a season high with six solo tackles and one pass defensed vs. Tennessee (9/23)
Tallied two solo tackles, a season-high two passes defensed and intercepted Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes at Kansas City (10/7)
Notched a season-high seven total tackles (six solo) vs. Philadelphia (10/28)
Registered four total tackles (two solo) and one tackle for loss at Tennessee (12/9)
Led the AFC in interceptions in back-to-back seasons (2013-14)


2017 SEASON (Jaguars):


Tallied 64 total tackles (53 solo), four INTs, seven PD, four TFL and one FR in 16 games played
Part of a Jaguars secondary that ranked first in the NFL in pass defensed
Notched six total tackles (four solo), two passes defensed and one interception at Houston (9/10)
Set a season high with seven solo tackles and one pass defensed at the N.Y. Jets (10/1)
Matched a career high with two INTs of Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger with six tackles and two PD in a win at Pittsburgh (10/8)
Registered four total tackles (two solo), one interception and one pass defensed vs. Indianapolis (12/3)
Compiled five solo stops in his NFL postseason debut in the Wild Card Round vs. Buffalo (1/7/18)


2016 SEASON (Jaguars):


Registered 41 total tackles (34 solo), two passes defensed and one interception in 16 games played
Made his Jaguars debut and notched three solo tackles vs. Green Bay (9/11)
Recorded three solo tackles and one interception vs. Baltimore (9/25)
Set a season high with six total tackles (four solo) at Indianapolis (1/1/17)


2015 SEASON (Browns):


Recorded 60 total tackles (42 solo), two interceptions, two tackles for loss and two passes defensed in 13 games played
Tallied five total tackles (three solo) and one interception at the N.Y. Jets (9/13)
Registered a team-high eight total tackles (five solo) vs. Tennessee (9/20)
Notched one solo tackle, one interception and one pass defensed vs. Arizona (11/1)
Compiled a season-high nine total tackles (five solo) at Seattle (12/20)


2014 SEASON (Browns):


Selected to first-career Pro Bowl after tallying 52 tackles (28 solo), a career-high six INTs, eight PD, two TFL and one FF
Finished second in the NFL with his six interceptions, despite missing the final five games of the season
Registered eight total tackles (three solo), and one interception which he returned for a touchdown in a win vs. New Orleans (9/14)
Recorded five total tackles (three solo) and one interception vs. Baltimore (9/21)
Matched a career high with two interceptions at Jacksonville (10/19)
Notched two solo tackles, one tackle for loss and one interception vs. Oakland (10/26)
Tallied five total tackles (three solo) and one interception vs. Tampa Bay (11/2) becoming one of six players to record an interception in three consecutive games in 2014


2013 SEASON (Browns):


Finished with a career-high 95 total tackles (63 solo), five INTs, a career-high 12 PD and two tackles for loss
Recorded three solo tackles and one interception vs. Miami (9/8)
Tallied six total tackles (three solo) and a career-high three passes defensed vs. Cincinnati (9/29)
Notched seven total tackles (four solo) and one interception vs. Detroit (10/13)
Set a career high with nine solo tackles at Kansas City (10/27)
Recorded eight tackles and matched a career high with two INTs, including one returned 44 yards for a TD vs. Chicago (12/15)
Finished with six total tackles (three solo) and one interception at Pittsburgh (12/29)


2012 SEASON (Browns):


Recorded 29 total tackles (23 solo), one INT, one PD and four total special teams tackles in 10 games played as a rookie
Registered four total tackles (three solo) and a career-high two special teams tackles vs. Buffalo (9/23)
Notched two total tackles (one solo) and his first-career interception vs. Kansas City (12/9)
Tashaun Gipson Sr.
Hamstring Doubtful
PRO CAREER:


Entering his fourth season with the Bears in 2021
Has appeared in 47 games over two-plus seasons with the Bears, primarily on special teams; has 20 special teams tackles to his credit


2020 SEASON (Bears):


Has played in every game for the Bears as a reserve ILB and also primarily on special teams
Career-high two special teams tackles in Week 7 at the Rams
Added another two tackles on special teams in Week 13 vs. the Lions


2019 SEASON (Bears):


Appeared in 15 games, making four tackles on special teams
Inactive for Week 5 at Oakland


2018 SEASON (Bears):


Appeared in all 16 games as a reserve, making three tackles, one tackle for loss and five tackles on special teams
Appeared in Wild Card playoff game as a reserve
Joel Iyiegbuniwe
Hamstring Out
PRO CAREER:


Six-time Pro Bowler (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020) and three-time Associated Press All-Pro first-team (2015, 2016, 2018) and an AP All-Pro second team (2020)
2016 Associated Press and PFWA NFL Defensive Player of the Year
Became the first player in NFL history to be named to the Associated Press All-Pro First Team at two positions (DE & LB) in 2015
Named to his first Pro Bowl in 2015 after finishing second in the NFL with 15.0 sacks; tied a Raiders single-game franchise record with 5.0 sacks on Dec. 13, 2015 at Denver
Named to PFWA, Sports Illustrated and NFL.com All-Rookie Teams in 2014
Owns 15 career multi-sack games (9 with OAK, 6 with CHI)
Had 21.0 sacks from 2018-19, which were the most by a Bears player in his first two years with the team
His 22 forced fumbles since the start of 2015 are the most in the NFL during that span
Has recorded at least 1.0 sack in 23 games for the Bears, with the Bears going 16-6 in those games (7-2 in 2018, 5-2 in 2019 and 4-3 in 2020)
Has 66.5 sacks since the start of 2015, the third most in the NFL in that span; has 21.0 3rd-quarter sacks since the start of 2015, the most in the NFL; also has 41 sacks in the second half/overtime during that span, which is second best in the NFL behind only Aaron Donald
In his Bears debut (Week 1, 2018, at GB), he became the first player in franchise history to record a sack and an INT in his debut; recorded a sack and a forced fumble in each of the first four weeks in 2018, becoming the first player in NFL history to do so
In 13 primetime games with the Bears Mack has 11.0 sacks, eight forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and two interceptions, one which was returned for a touchdown.


HONORS:


2020: Pro Bowl Selection; AP All-Pro (second team); PFWA All-NFL
2019: Pro Bowl Selection; ranked No. 3 on NFL's Top 100
2018: Pro Bowl Selection, AP All-Pro, Sporting News All-Pro, PFWA All-NFL, NFC Defensive Player of the Month (September)
2017: Pro Bowl Selection
2016: AP and PFWA Defensive Player of the Year, All-Pro Selection, Pro Bowl Selection
2015: All-Pro Selection, Pro Bowl Selection
2014: PFWA All-Rookie Team


2020 SEASON (Bears):


Led the team with 9.0 sacks on the year; recorded at least 1.0 sack in four straight games from Weeks 5-8
Sacked Texans QB Deshaun Watson in the end zone to log the Bears first safety since the season finale of 2019 at Minnesota by former LB Nick Kwiatkoski. Also, forced a fumble on Texans RB Duke Johnson in the first quarter in the Bears Week 14 win
Season-high 2.0 sacks for minus-14 yards in the Week 5 win over TB; also had three QBHs and one PD
Recorded 1.0 sack and 2 TFL in the Week 6 win at Carolina; also had 1.0 sack and a FF in Week 7 at the Rams
Recorded four tackles in the Week 1 win at Detroit
Recorded his first sack of the season in the Week 2 win over the Giants, dropping QB Daniel Jones for a loss of eight yards
Recorded 0.5 sack and two QBHs in the win at the Falcons
Recorded a strip-sack on Saints QB Drew Brees in the second quarter of the Week 8 matchup at Soldier Field
Intercepted Vikings QB Kirk Cousins in Week 10 and returned in 33-yards (career-long) which led to a Cairo Santos field goal


2019 SEASON (Bears):


Voted to his fifth consecutive Pro Bowl after starting all 16 games for the fifth time in six years
Finished with a team-best 8.5 sacks, 14 QBH and five forced fumbles, which ranked fourth in the NFL
Recorded 4.5 sacks in Weeks 2-4 at Denver (1.0), at Washington (2.0) and vs. the Vikings (1.5)
Added 1.0 sack and two passes defensed vs. the Chargers
Also had 1.0 sack vs. the Giants and Chiefs


2018 SEASON (Bears):


Selected to his fourth consecutive Pro Bowl; AP, PFWA and Sporting News All-Pro
Tied for the league lead with six forced fumbles
Recorded a team-high 12.5 sacks, good for sixth most in the NFL
Appeared in 14 games (13 starts), recording 47 tackles, 12.5 sacks, 11.0 tackles-for-loss, six forced fumbles, three passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and one interception (returned for a touchdown)
Turned in an impressive debut for the Bears at GB in Week 1, recording 1.0 sack for minus-12 yards, one INT for a TD, one pass defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery; in doing so, he became the first player since 1982, when sacks became a statistic, to record a sack, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery, an INT and touchdown in one half (source: Elias Sports Bureau)
Named NFC Defensive Player of the Month (September)


2017 SEASON (Raiders):


Started all 16 games and totaled a career-high 87 tackles (65 solo) to go along with 10.5 sacks
Named to his third straight Pro Bowl
Led the Raiders in sacks for the third consecutive season
Was one of two defensive players in the NFL with 70+ tackles and 10+ sacks (Joey Bosa, LAC) and was the only defensive player in the NFL to tally at least 75 tackles, 10.0 sacks, five passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery
Recorded nine tackles (seven) and posted a sack of QB Kirk Cousins, dropping him for a 9-yard loss in the first half at WAS
Totaled seven tackles and a season-high two sacks at Denver
Recorded four tackles, one sack, one FF and one FR vs. the Giants; late in the first half with the Giants driving, took down QB Geno Smith and simultaneously took the ball away from him, recording a forced fumble and fumble recovery on the play
Recorded six tackles and posted his second multi-sack contest of the year vs. Dallas


2016 SEASON (Raiders):


Turned in one of the most impressive seasons in Raiders history while earning his second consecutive Pro Bowl selection
Started all 16 games and totaled 77 tackles (56 solo), 11 sacks, five forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, one INT returned for a TD and four passes defensed
Named the Associated Press Defensive Player of the Year, becoming just the second player in franchise history (Lester Hayes, 1980) to earn the prestigious award
Was also named the PFWA's Defensive Player of the Year and the NFL 101 Awards' AFC Defensive Player of the Year
Named to the Associated Press All-Pro First Team and the Pro Football Writers of America's All-NFL Team
Named the AFC Defensive Player of the Month for November after posting 13 tackles (10), four sacks, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, one INT-TD and two passes defensed, helping the Raiders go 3-0 in the month
Earned AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors twice (Week 9 vs. Denver and Week 12 vs. Carolina)
Led the team in sacks for the second straight season; also led team with three fumble recoveries
Tied an NFL record by recording a sack in eight straight games from Weeks 6-14
Tied for the team lead with seven tackles while recording a forced fumble and two sacks (10/30) at TB Recorded three tackles, two sacks, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one pass defensed in the victory vs. DEN, earning AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors; helped limit the Denver offense to just 33 rushing yards in the game
Turned in one of the finest defensive performances in NFL history vs. Carolina, becoming the first player since Charles Woodson in 2009 to record a sack, interception returned for a touchdown, forced fumble and fumble recovery in the same game; earned his second AFC Defensive Player of the Week award for his performance, his second of the month; finished the game with seven tackles, two sacks, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, one INT-TD, and one pass defensed; tallied his first career INT and first career TD when he intercepted a screen pass and returned it six yards for the score; on the Panthers' final offensive play of the game, forced and recovered a fumble to seal the victory
Went on to win the AFC Defensive Player of the Month for November


2015 SEASON (Raiders):


Started all 16 games and was named to his first Pro Bowl
Became the first player in NFL history to be named to the AP All-Pro First Team at two positions (DE & LB)
Finished second in the NFL with 15.0 sacks, falling just one sack short of the Raiders' franchise record
Posted 10 sacks over a four-game stretch from Weeks 12-15 and had four multiple-sack games
Credited with 79 tackles (58 solo), four passes defensed and two forced fumbles on the year
Named AFC Defensive Player of the Week after enjoying a career performance at Denver (12/13), tying the franchise record with five sacks, matching a mark set by Pro Football Hall of Famer Howie Long in 1983; all five sacks came in the second half
Posted second career two-sack game at CLE, getting to QB Josh McCown twice on a fourth-quarter series
Posted another standout performance, totaling eight tackles (seven) and two sacks vs. KC


2014 SEASON (Raiders):


Started all 16 games as a rookie, totaling 84 tackles (59 solo), four sacks, one forced fumble and four passes defensed
Became just the third rookie LB in Raiders history to start all 16 games, following Matt Millen (1980) and Reggie McKenzie (1985)
Posted first career multiple-sack game vs. SF, getting to QB Colin Kaepernick twice in the fourth quarter.
Finished third in voting for the Associated Press Defensive Rookie of the Year Award
Selected to the Pro Football Writers of America, Sports Illustrated and NFL.com All-Rookie Teams
Only rookie named to the USA Football All-Fundamentals Team, which honors 26 NFL players who exhibit exemplary football techniques for young players to emulate
Khalil Mack
Foot Questionable
PRO CAREER:


Has started 142 of 144 games played, throwing for 33,764 yards, 218 touchdowns and 126 interceptions while completing 62.2 percent of his passes
Also has 22 career rushing touchdowns, the fourth most in the NFL among quarterbacks since entering the league in 2011
Originally drafted in the second round (35th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft by Cincinnati; spent nine seasons as the starting quarterback for the Bengals, leading the team to the postseason in each of his first five NFL seasons - the longest postseason streak in franchise history
Boasts a record of 74-66-2 as a starter, including a 70-61-2 mark with the Bengals, the most wins by a quarterback in franchise history
Left Cincinnati as the Bengals all-time leader in career passer rating (87.5), 300-yard passing games (28), winning percentage (.533), completions (2,757), touchdowns (204) and touchdown/interception ratio (1.73)
In his nine seasons in Cincinnati, Dalton started all 133 games he played, three times earning Pro Bowl honors and surpassing 3,000 passing yards in each of his first seven NFL seasons - joining Cam Newton and Peyton Manning as the only three quarterbacks to achieve such a standard


2020 SEASON (Cowboys):


Went 4-5 as a replacement starter for Dak Prescott and finished out the Cowboys' Oct. 11 comeback win over the Giants following Prescott's season-ending ankle injury
In nine starts, Dalton passed for over 2,000 yards with 14 touchdowns with a 64.5 completion percentage
Most notable performance came in a 37-17 win in Week 16 over the Philadelphia Eagles, throwing for a season-high 377 yards on 22-for-30 passing (73.3%) with three touchdowns


2019 SEASON (Bengals):


Started 13 games and missed three, completing 314-of-528 passes for 3,494 yards with 16 touchdowns against 14 interceptions. Suffered career-lows in touchdowns (16) and quarterback rating (78.3)
Threw for a season-high and career-best 418 yards and two touchdowns in Week 1 at Seattle (9/8
Returned to start in Week 12 and became the Bengals all-time leader in touchdown passes, surpassing Ken Anderson’s 197 by throwing a touchdown against the N.Y. Jets (12/1), and finished his Bengals career with 204 scoring throws - one-of-45 quarterbacks in NFL history to pass the 200-passing touchdown mark
Threw for 396 yards on 33-of-56 passing at Miami (12/22), tossing four touchdowns and recording a quarterback rating of 104.5 in an OT loss to the Dolphins


2018 SEASON (Bengals):


Started 11 games, but injured his thumb attempting to recover a fumble against Cleveland (11/25), and was placed on Reserve/Injured the following day
Finished the season passing 226-for-365 (61.9 percent) for 2,566 yards with 21 touchdowns, 11 interceptions and a 89.6 quarterback rating
Led four game- winning drives in the fourth quarter - at Indianapolis (9/9), at Atlanta (9/30), against Miami (10/7) and at Tampa Bay (10/28
On Thursday Night Football against Baltimore (9/13), passed for 265 yards and four touchdowns (107.7 rating). All four scores came in the first half, marking the second time in his career he tossed four touchdowns in a half
Threw for a season-high 352 yards against Carolina (9/23)
Totaled 337 yards on 41 throws with three touchdowns and an interception (109.5 rating), leading a 16-play, 75-yard drive in the fourth quarter that ended in a 13-yard go-ahead scoring pass with 0:07 remaining; it was Dalton’s 24th career 300-yard passing game, moving ahead of Boomer Esiason for the most in Bengals history.


2017 SEASON (Bengals):


Started all 16 games and completed 297-of-496 passes (59.9 percent) for 3,320 yards, 25 touchdowns and 12 interceptions (86.6 rating)
Had a six-game stretch without an interception - the longest streak in the NFL in 2017 and in his career
Posted a season-high passer rating of 146.0 at Cleveland (10/1), which included season-highs in completion percentage (83.3 percent on 25-of-30 passing) and touchdowns (four)
Had two scoring passes over 70 yards, both to A.J. Green - a 77-yarder against Buffalo (10/8) and a 70-yarder at Tennessee (11/12)


2016 SEASON (Bengals):


Started all 16 games and completed a career-high 364-of-563 passes (64.7 percent) for 4,206 yards and 18 touchdowns against eight interceptions with a 91.8 quarterback rating
Posted a 114.0 rating in the season-opening win at the N.Y. Jets (9/11), including 54-yard scoring pass to A.J. Green, despite being sacked seven times, most of his career
Had a season-best 130.0 rating against Philadelphia (12/4), passing 23-for-31 for 332 yards and two touchdowns
Registered a career-long completion of 86 yards (to Brandon LaFell) at Houston (12/24)


2015 SEASON (Bengals):


Recorded his best season as a pro, making the Pro Bowl after starting 13 games and going 255-for-386 (66.1 percent) for 3,250 yards with 25 touchdowns and seven interceptions
Inactive for Games 14-16 and for the Wild Card playoff game, due to right thumb fracture suffered against Pittsburgh (12/13)
With a 106.3 season passer rating, broke Carson Palmer’s club season record of 101.1, set in 2005 and finished second in the NFL to Russell Wilson (110.1), joined Ken Anderson (four times) and Boomer Esiason (twice) among Bengals to win an AFC passing title, and it was the Bengals first since 1989 (Esiason at 92.1)
Seven interceptions was a team record for the fewest in a season, the previous low (nine) occurred three times
Opened the season with four straight games with a passer rating of 115.0-or-better, joining LA Rams John Hadl as only players to do that since 1973, the NFL’s first year of using passer ratings
Suffered a thumb fracture against Pittsburgh (12/13) while making a tackle after throwing an interception, ending not only his season, but a streak of 77 consecutive starts, a Bengals quarterback record


2014 SEASON (Bengals):


Started all 16 games and the Wild Card playoff game, earning Pro Bowl honors as an injury replacement for Aaron Rodgers after completing 64.2 percent of his passes (309-of-481) for 3,398 yards and 19 touchdowns
Scored five rushing touchdowns, tying Jack Thompson’s 1979 team-record for Bengals quarterbacks
Against Tennessee (9/21) became the only Bengals quarterback to catch a touchdown pass, making a catch in the flat on a throw from wide receiver Mohamed Sanu and sprinting 18 yards for the score
In the Wild Card game at Indianapolis (1/5/15), completed 18-of-35 passes for 155 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions


2013 SEASON (Bengals):


Led the Bengals to an 11-5 record and AFC North title, becoming only the second Bengal to win three NFL monthly or weekly AFC awards in a season, joining safety David Fulcher from 1989
Set Bengals records in passing yards (4,293) and touchdown passes (33) while completing 363-of-586 passes and adding 20 interceptions for a quarterback rating of 88.8
Named AFC Offensive Player of the Month for October, averaging a 116.8 passer rating over four games as the Bengals posted 4-0 record


2012 SEASON (Bengals):


Started all 16 games and finished 329-for-528 (62.3 percent), for 3,669 yards with 27 touchdowns and 16 interceptions (87.4 rating), finishing third in the AFC in touchdown passes; also had four rushing touchdowns
Earned AFC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance against the N.Y. Giants (11/11), posting a 127.6 rating while completing 21-of-30 passes for 199 yards and four touchdowns


2011 SEASON (Bengals):


As rookie, started all 16 games and led four wins featuring fourth quarter comebacks on his way to first alternate to AFC Pro Bowl squad, eventually earning a spot as the replacement for New England’s Tom Brady
Became the first NFL rookie quarterback to win as many as eight starts and throw for at least 20 touchdowns; also became the first rookie quarterback not drafted in the first round to start every game in a 16-game season
Set Bengals rookie records for touchdown passes (20) and passing yards (3,398), while completing 300-of-516 passes with a 80.4 quarterback rating
Andy Dalton
Knee Doubtful
PRO CAREER:


Started in nine and played in all 16 games as a rookie in 2020, finishing as the Bears second leading receiver with 61 catches, 631 yards and four TDs. 
Selected in the fifth round of the 2020 NFL Draft (173rd overall) by the Bears
HIs 61 receptions as a rookie were second most all-time by a Bears rookie, only behind Matt Forte (63, 2008) 
His 61 receptions are tied for fourth most ever by an NFL rookie drafted in the fifth round or later, and the most since Tyreek Hill also had 61 in 2016. 


2020 SEASON (Bears)


Had multiple catches in every game this season; had 61 total catches on the season, which finished fifth among NFL rookie WR leaders
With his four receptions in Week 15, he broke the record for most receptions by a Bears rookie wide receiver (Harlon Hill, 45 receptions, 1954)
His 631 receiving yards were most in a season by a Bears rookie since Willie Gault had 836 in 1983 
Had a team season-high 11 receptions in Week 17. 11 receptions are the most by a Bears rookie ever in a game, breaking the previous mark of Ken Margerum (10, 1981). 
Caught TDs in consecutive Weeks (14-15); a 12-yard TD in Week 14 and a 8-yard TD in Week 15
Hauled in a 12-yard touchdown in Week 14 vs. Houston
Averaged 13.3 yards per catch with 40 yards on three receptions in Week 7 at the Rams
Posted a 50-yard reception vs. the Saints in Week 8; with 5 catches for 69 yards and a touchdown
Posted five catches for 52 yards (10.4 avg) in Week 4 vs. the Colts
Caught three passes for 38 yards (12.7 avg) in his rookie debut in Week 1 at the Lions
Caught another three passes for 36 yards in the Week 2 win over the Giants, including a 15-yard touchdown from Mitchell Trubisky in the second quarter
Darnell Mooney
Groin Questionable
PRO CAREER:


Originally entered the NFL as a sixth-round pick with the Houston Texans
Appeared in five games as a rookie in 2019
Appeared in three games with the Bears in 2020


2020 SEASON (Bears):


Saw action in three games; spent a majority of the season on the practice squad


2019 SEASON (Texans/Dolphins):


Saw action in five games but did not record any stats
Xavier Crawford
Back Questionable

For the Lions, outside linebacker Trey Flowers (shoulder/knee) has been ruled out, while running back D'Andre Swift (groin), defensive end Michael Brockers (shoulder) and outside linebacker Romeo Okwara (shoulder) are questionable after being limited in practice.

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