Peanut Tillman tweets he'll play Sunday against Texans

Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman (33) looks at the scoreboard in the final moments of the fourth quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. The Bears beat the Titans 51-20. (AP Photo/Joe Howell)

November 8, 2012 11:07:20 AM PST
Bears cornerback Peanut Tillman tweeted Thursday that his pregnant wife will deliver Monday and he will play in Sunday's game against the Houston Texans.

Tillman tweeted at ESPN Radio's Mike and Mike show Thursday morning: "@MikeAndMike god, family, football... Baby is coming Monday don't worry I'll be there Sunday."

Tillman's tweet ends speculation that he would sit the game out. reports, If Tillman were to miss the game, the Bears would be expected to use veteran cornerback Kelvin Hayden.

Tillman and his wife are both expected at a benefit for the Lurie Children's Hospital on Thursday night.

The Bears play the Texans at Soldier Field Sunday night.