Vasher's role not clear

Posted by ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert
ATLANTA -- The situation of cornerback Nate Vasher is worth monitoring in light of his second consecutive deactivation here Sunday.

Vasher has a wrist injury, but indications last week were that he was ready to play. At the same time, coach Lovie Smith made clear that Vasher would continue to rotate with Corey Graham. Apparently, the Bears consider Graham a better run defender than Vasher.

Still, Vasher is one of the Bears' better playmakers and you would think they would want to maximize his time on the field.