Roquan Smith active while Bears rule out Jaylon Johnson


CHICAGO (670 The Score) -- Bears linebacker Roquan Smith will play against the Texans on Sunday despite a hip injury, while cornerback Jaylon Johnson (quad) is inactive.

Smith missed practice during the week while dealing with a hip injury that he suffered in a loss to the Packers last Sunday. The team had remained hopeful that he'd indeed play. Johnson suffered his quad injury during practice Thursday.

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The Bears' other inactives were receiver Velus Jones Jr. (hamstring), safety Dane Cruikshank (hamstring), linebacker Matt Adams (hamstring), tight end Ryan Griffin (Achilles) and offensive lineman Ja'Tyre Carter.

The Bears (1-1) and Texans (0-1-1) kick off at noon CT on Sunday from Soldier Field.

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