For the Bears: Long snapper Patrick Mannelly did not practice on Thursday due to an illness, the Bears’ official injury report said. Defensive end Julius Peppers, who’s been dealing with plantar fasciitis, was held out of practice based on a coach’s decision. Tight end/full back Evan Rodriguez (knee) was also absent. Wide receiver Earl Bennett (hand) and running back Matt Forte (ankle) were limited in participation.
For the Cowboys: Six players missed practice in Dallas Thursday. Those being: DT Kenyon Coleman (knee), C Phil Costa (back), S Matt Johnson (hamstring), P Chris Jones (knee), NT Jay Ratliff (ankle), and LB Anthony Spencer (shoulder). According to reports out of Dallas, Spencer’s status for Monday is uncertain, while Costa, Jones, Johnson and Ratliff are unlikely to play against the Bears.
LB Alex Albright (neck) and S Gerald Sensabaugh (calf) were limited in practice. Sensabaugh is likely to return to the field on Monday night. WR Miles Austin (hamstring), DT Sean Lissemore (chest), DT Marcus Spears (knee), LB DeMarcus Ware (hamstring), and LB Kyle Wilber (thumb) were in full participation.
You can view the full injury report here.