Bears placed S Craig Steltz (pectoral) and CB Sherrick McManis (knee) on season-ending injured reserve.
Bears re-signed S Craig Steltz to a two-year contract.
The Bears are planning on starting Craig Steltz at strong safety opposite free safety Brandon Meriweather this week.
Bears fourth-year safety Craig Steltz will have an expanded role with S Major Wright (hamstring) sidelined.
Bears S Craig Steltz suffered an ankle injury in the team's preseason opener, and is considered "week to week."
Dan Pompei of the Chicago Tribune is hearing that the Bears want to see Craig Steltz at free safety.
Bears coach Lovie Smith identified Craig Steltz and Danieal Manning as his starting safeties entering OTAs.
Bears declared S Craig Steltz, CB D.J. Moore, TE Desmond Clark, DL Gaines Adams, WR Juaquin Iglesias, LB Lance Briggs, DL Matt Toeaina and OT Orlando Pace inactive for Week 13 against the Rams.
Bears declared S Craig Steltz, WR Juaquin Iglesias, CB D.J. Moore, LB Pisa Tinoisamoa, G Lance Louis, DT Matt Toeaina, TE Desmond Clark and DT Jarron Gilbert inactive for Sunday's game against the Vikings.
Craig Steltz has fallen to third on the Bears' depth chart at free safety.
Craig Steltz looks to be entrenched as the Bears' starting free safety following the indefinite loss of CB Peanut Tillman.
According to the Chicago Tribune, Craig Steltz has emerged as the best option to replace Mike Brown at free safety.
Craig Steltz has been running as the Bears' starting free safety in recent practices.
Craig Steltz and Corey Graham are competing to start at free safety for the Bears.