Winfield's neck injury will keep him out for a second consecutive game. Chris Cook will get the start this evening in Winfield's place.
Defensive end Julius Peppers, who has not practiced at all this week, will start for the Bears this evening. Maybe there was something to that whole "payback for the Brett Favre thing last year" theory than we may have originally thought.
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