Nate Davis, Jaquan Brisker will play vs. Packers

After missing several key players throughout training camp, the Bears will head into their opener on Sunday with all available starters healthy.

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Bears safety Jaquan Brisker (9) recovers a fumble by 49ers receiver Deebo Samuel on the sixth snap of his NFL career in the Bears’ 19-10 victory over the 49ers in the season opener on Sept. 11 at Soldier Field.

Bears safety Jaquan Brisker (9, recovering a Deebo Samuel fumble in last year’s opener) is expected to start against the Packers on Sunday after missing most of training camp with a groin injury.

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Bears right guard Nate Davis, who missed practice Thursday for a personal issue, returned Friday and will play in the regular-season opener against the Packers on Sunday at Soldier Field.

In fact, the Bears will go into the opener virtually intact. All four of the starters on the injury list will play — Davis, safeties Jaquan Brisker (groin) and Eddie Jackson (ankle) and defensive end DeMarcus Walker (calf). Reserve linebacker Dylan Cole (hamstring) is questionable.

The Bears’ only starter who will not play is left guard Teven Jenkins, who is on injured reserve with a leg injury but is expected to return after missing the first four games.

The Packers will be a little more short-handed. Wide receiver Christian Watson (hamstring) is out, and wide receiver Romeo Doubs (hamstring) is questionable. Samori Toure is the Packers’ only other wide receiver with NFL experience — he had five receptions for 82 yards as a rookie last season.

Rookie watch

Wide receiver Tyler Scott is one of eight rookies who could be active Sunday.

“I’ve taken some reps with the first team, so hopefully that’s a good sign,” the fourth-round draft pick said.

He’s eager for the opportunity.

“I’ve got goose bumps,” Scott said. “My first NFL game. A division rival. The best rivalry in the NFL — Green Bay vs. the Bears. I couldn’t ask for anything better.”

This and that

Veteran Nathan Peterman will back up starting quarterback Justin Fields against Green Bay. Rookie Tyson Bagent will be the emergency quarterback.

Cody Whitehair will be the honorary captain for the game.

† Wide receiver Darnell Mooney will play in his first game since breaking his ankle against the Jets on Nov. 27 last season.

“I’ll allow myself to be a little emotional, then just get ready to roll,” he said. “I’m ready to play.”

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