SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Isaac
Bruce is inactive against the Chicago Bears with an ankle injury.
Bruce is being replaced in the starting lineup Thursday night by
rookie Michael Crabtree. Other players inactive for San Francisco
are defensive backs Nate Clements and Keith Smith; running back
Glen Coffee; offensive linemen Cody Wallace and Joe Staley; and
defensive lineman Demetric Evans. Nate Davis is the third
Chicago will be without starting safety Al Afalava, who has a
shoulder injury. The other players inactive for the Bears are receiver Juaquin Iglesias, running back Garrett Wolfe, safety Kevin Payne, linebacker Pisa Tinoisamoa, offensive lineman Lance Louis,
and defensive lineman Matt Toeaina and Jarron Gilbert.