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Detroit Lions: Pat Edwards, Jason Fox among inactives; complete list both teams

DETROIT — No real surprises among the Detroit Lions’ inactives for today’s game against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field.

Wide receiver Pat Edwards, who has a high ankle sprain, is inactive after being listed as doubtful on Friday’s injury report. He was limited in practice all week.

Jason Fox, who injured his groin in the opener, remains out. Corey Hilliard will start his third straight game.

Running back Mikel Leshoure, who was active last week but didn’t play, is inactive as a coach’s decision.

Nate Burleson, who broke his arm in a one-car accident early Tuesday morning, is out for the next several games.

Cornerback Rashean Mathis will start in place of Darius Slay for the second straight game.

Also inactive was quarterback Kellen Moore, Leroy Harris and D’Anthony Smith.
Bears’ cornerback Charles Tillman, who missed practice on Wednesday and Thursday with groin and knee injuries, is active.

Inactives for the Bears: WR Marquess Wilson, WR Joe Anderson, CB Sherrick McManus, T/G James Brown, T Jonathan Scott, DE David Bass and DT Zach Minter.

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