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Following two straight losses in primetime action, the Chicago Bears defeated the Minnesota Vikings 28-10 in Week 12 and will try to use what they learned in order to do the same this upcoming Sunday at the Metrodome.
Heading into the Vikings game two weeks ago, all of the talk was surrounding the return of quarterback Jay Cutler from a concussion and how the Bears offensive line could protect him.
Despite the losses of starting guards Lance Louis and Chris Spencer, the offensive line did a good job of keeping Cutler upright, as they gave up just one sack. Left tackle J’Marcus Webb did not allow a sack against Jared Allen, who was able to get to the quarterback 3.5 times the last time they had met.
The running game struggled at times, but the Bears still finished with over 100 yards rushing combined between Matt Forte and Michael Bush. Forte left in the third quarter due to an ankle injury, and his replacement, Bush, finished with 60 yards and two touchdowns.
Despite gaining just 2...
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During his weekly appearance on The Jay Cutler Show, Chicago bears quarterback Jay Cutler indicated that he’d be willing to take a pay cut to stay in Chicago.
“I’m not gonna try to break the bank,” Cutler said.
The discussion came as a result of Cutler’s co-host Tom Waddle suggesting the quarterback take a veteran-minimum type of salary in his new deal.
“What kind of...
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler revealed today on his radio show today that he would be willing to take a “hometown discount” to stay with the Bears. Here are the quotes: “I’m not gonna try to break the bank,” Cutler said. “What kind of discount we talkin’?” Cutler asked. Waddle replied, “50 percent off.” “Ah, The post Jay Cutler Willing To Take Hometown...
Jay Cutler wants to stay in Chicago and is willing to take a hometown discount. According to his conversation Tuesday on ESPN 1000, he is not planning on “breaking the bank”. The host of the [...]
Last NFL season I began writing my “Jay Cutler Dominates” column. Of all my three years on MSF it’s been the column I’ve most enjoyed writing.
I like making people laugh, and one of my favorite means of doing that is through satire. Satire is a lot of fun because, if done right, you can get people to not even realize they’re being duped. I love that.
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Bears QB Jay Cutler wants to keep his team’s payroll flexible and would take less money in his next deal if it meant that Chicago could bring in new talent, the signal caller mentioned on ESPN 1000′s “The Jay Cutler Show”.
“I want to be on a successful team, and I know that paying one or two or three players premium (salaries) hurts your chances of being able to bring in...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer Jay Cutler says it's up to the offense now for the Chicago Bears.
They're banged up on both sides of the ball, but the defense might be without its leader for the remainder of the season with Brian Urlacher sidelined by a hamstring injury.
Cutler says the offense has to ''find...
Chicago's defense has caught the injury bug, the worst of which is Brian Urlacher, who could be done for the season. As a result, Jay Cutler says the offense must raise its level of play.
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher confirmed reports that he will be out two to four weeks and possibly out for the rest of the regular season.
The eight-time Pro Bowl player, who is in the final year of his contract, may have played his last game as a member of the Bears.
Urlacher, 35, admitted to the possibility, telling FOX Chicago: "I do not think that's going...
Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) makes a long catch in front of Seattle Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas (29) in the final seconds of the fourth quarter Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at Soldier Field. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune)
Coming off a 10 catch, 165 yard performance, wide receiver Brandon Marshall seems to be a natural fit with Jay Cutler under center in Chicago...
Jay Cutler is calling on Chicago’s offense to help make up for the loss of Brian Urlacher on defense. The Bears acknowledge they lost a strong leader on defense when Urlacher went down.
[caption id="attachment_10494" align="alignleft" width="300"] Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) makes a long catch in front of Seattle Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas (29) in the final seconds of the fourth quarter Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at Soldier Field. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune)[/caption]
Coming off a 10 catch, 165 yard performance...
Last week: 6 (-2)
Net points per drive: 0.46 (8th)
DVOA: 22.2% (6th)
Weighted DVOA: 20.2% (6th)
RG Gabe Carimi: Did not allow a pressure on 33 pass block snaps, run blocked for 2 yards on 1 attempt
WR Brandon Marshall: Caught 10 passes for 165 yards on 12 attempts on 32 pass snaps, 3.2 YAC per catch, 1 drop
QB Jay Cutler: 17 of 26 for 232 yards and 2 touchdowns...