Bears, Seahawks healthy heading toward Sunday showdown
The Chicago Bears have been among the NFL’s healthiest teams this season and that was the case when the first injury report came out this afternoon for their divisional round showdown with the Seattle Seahawks at Soldier Field on Sunday.
Right cornerback Charles Tillman was held out of practice because of an illness. He is not expected to miss the game. That was it for the Bears, who rested a few players during their bye last week. The Bears have only two players on injured reserve – backup linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer and rookie running back Harvey Unga, a selection in the supplemental draft who was going to be hard-pressed to make the 53-man roster.
The Seahawks look to be in relatively good shape too. Middle linebacker Lofa Tatupu missed practice with a concussion, but coach Pete Carroll remains upbeat that he will be able to play Sunday. He was injured in the Seahawks’ upset of the New Orleans Saints.
"He's going through the walk-throughs and stuff," Carroll said, according to the Seattle Times. "So far, his tests and everything have gone very well. It looks very favorable for Lofa to play in this game."
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