The Chicago Bears are looking at a number of game-time decisions when it comes to player availability for Thursday night’s matchup against the New York Giants.

While sounding positive coach Marc Trestman said that tight end Martellus Bennett (knee) linebacker Lance Briggs (foot/hip) defensive tackle Stephen Paea (toe) and cornerback Charles Tillman (knee) all will have their status decided a few hours before kickoff Thursday.

“All would have been limited today but we’re optimistic in the next 24 hours they will be ready to go” Trestman said.

With a short week for preparation the Bears have been doing walk-throughs all week instead of regular practices. Listed as “out” on Wednesday were defensive tackle Nate Collins (knee) and safety Anthony Walters (hamstring).

The “probables” after Wednesday’s practice were wide receiver Joe Anderson (knee) tackles Eben Britton (foot) and Jermon Bushrod (calf) and wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (ankle).