Bears will play without both starting guards

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The Bears will play without both of their starting guards in Monday night’s game vs. Minnesota.

Kyle Long had been listed as doubtful with a tricep injury. Josh Sitton had been questionable with an ankle injury.

The Bears announced that Eric Kush will replace Sitton at left guard and Ted Larsen will replace Long at right guard.

Quarterback Jay Cutler and running back Jeremy Langford return for the Bears. Defensive tackle Eddie Goldman and wide receiver Eddie Royal remain out. Wide receiver Cameron Meredith is active after being listed as questionable.

Vikings cornerback Marcus Sherels, tight end MyCole Pruitt and wide receiver Jarius Wright are inactive after being listed as questionable. Wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is active after being listed as questionable.

The Vikings had previously announced defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd and running back Jerick McKinnon would be out.