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When the Dolphins traded Brandon Marshall to the Bears for just a pair of 3rd round picks back in March, it raised some eyebrows, but then it made more sense as reports came out that the oft troubled Marshall had been involved in yet another off the field incident, this time a fight at a night club. There was some talk that Marshall could be charged and suspended as reports said Marshall slugged a woman in this melee, but that no longer sounds like the case.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, police cannot find any evidence that suggests Marshall is guilty of any wrongdoing and he believes that there would be no charges. If this, in fact, ends up being the case, it doesn’t sound like Marshall, who recently said he didn’t fear any suspension from the commissioner, will be available for all 16 games for the Bears this season, though you certainly never know with Roger Goodell.
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Chicago Bears franchise quarterback, Jay Cutler, is literally all thumbs when it comes to leading his significantly upgraded offense in 2012. Cutler had season ending surgery after injuring his right thumb in Week 11 last year but says it is all better and is ready to return. According to NFL.com Cutler had this to say
The Chicago Bears' focus this offseason was to upgrade their offense and they did a great job through free agency and the draft. They acquired Brandon Marshall on March 13th after trading the Dolphins two third-round draft picks. Then, they traded up in the second round of the draft to nab South Carolina stud wideout Alshon Jeffery.
After a stellar sophomore year in Columbia...
Quarterback Jay Cutler says his right thumb is fine and he can't wait to return to lead a significantly upgraded Bears offense.
Cutler says he's recovered from offseason surgery to repair the fractured thumb. He talked both football and diabetes awareness during a Monday appearance at a school promoting screening and treatment among young people.
Diagnosed with a Type 1...
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler completely understands why running back Matt Forte hasn’t shown up for offseason workouts.
Cutler’s optimistic that at the end of the day, Forte will be on the field for their first game of the season.
“Last time I saw him, he said he was lonely. I get it,” Cutler said. “Everyone was gone last year, with the lockout, and...
The Bears today signed third-round draft pick Brandon Hardin, who is transitioning from cornerback to safety this season. All six of Chicago’s 2012 selections are now under contract.
Since being drafted 14th overall in 2008, Chris Williams has played every offensive line spot for the Bears, except for center, with minimal success anywhere. Now it appears that Williams, their starting left guard last season, will be going back to where it all started for him, left tackle. Williams would provide competition for J’Marcus Webb, an athletic kid that offensive coordinator...
In case you don’t keep up on all things steeplechase, bourbon & Tennessee, you missed out on Jay Cutler and the Iroquois Steeplechase, a 71-year-old tradition for Nashvillians. There was Cutler, on Saturday, with his pregnant Kristin Cavallari, looking quite SEC in his pink button-up and loafers. It was quite a difference from the last time we saw the scraggly Cutler. You...
Despite GM Phil Emery’s post-draft claims to the contrary, special teams coordinator Dave Toub said it’s unlikely he’ll be utilizing Shea McClellin, Chicago’s first-round selection.
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It’s no secret that the Chicago Bears have had glaring needs on offense from(before acquiring Brandon Marshall) wide receiver to offensive line. But would’ve thought that the star quarterback would be the one to publicly criticize the situation.
“You know, the offensive line is definitely going to be a concern and seeing where those guys are going...