CHICAGO -- Bears linebacker Pisa Tinoisamoa, who underwent a right knee scope on Dec. 3, is active for the first time since Nov. 28.
Tinoisamoa practiced on Thursday and Friday and was listed as probable heading into the weekend.
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Nick Roach will make his fourth consecutive start at strong side linebacker, as the team attempts to ease Tinoisamoa back into the mix.
Roach graded out highly versus Minnesota, and has seven tackles, a forced fumble and a pass breakup in the last two games.
The Bears' inactives are: Caleb Hanie (third quarterback), Joshua Moore, Edwin Williams, Herman Johnson, Kahlil Bell, Desmond Clark, Marcus Harrison and Craig Steltz.
Jeff Dickerson covers the Bears for ESPNChicago.com and ESPN 1000.