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The Chicago Bears will move forward with Caleb Hanie as their quarterback despite an ugly showing in Sunday's 10-3 loss to Kansas City.Bears head coach Lovie Smith said Hanie would remain the No. 1 guy despite his zero-touchdown, three-interception performance over the weekend.Reports out of Chicago suggest the team may consider speaking with Donovan McNabb, who is available after being placed on waivers by the Minnesota Vikings last week.Hanie, 26, has thrown for 387 yards with two touchdowns and six interceptions in parts of four games this season. He took over the starting role after Jay Cutler broke his thumb in a Nov. 20 game against San Diego.
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I know, 26-year old Caleb Hanie has only started two games and it’s a small sample size, but the Bears are in the playoff hunt and they can’t afford to carry him at QB…especially due to Matt Forte’s injury yesterday. Hanie has played in 4 games (2 starts) for the Bears so far this year and he has completed 29 of 60 passes (48.3%) for 387 yards with 2 TD passes and 6 interceptions...
Everyone wants to vilify Caleb Hanie for the Bears' current two-game losing streak, but there is plenty of blame to go around for Chicago's recent struggles on the offensive side of the ball.
The Bears plan to stick with Caleb Hanie at quarterback, the Lions are getting lectured about being selfish, and Tuesday is the day for that big Packers “investment” for fans. Get news, notes and quotes from the Vikings NFC North rivals.
Quarterback (F) Caleb Hanie didn’t have Tyler Palko’s luck, but he didn’t play well enough to deserve it, either. He was 11-for-24 for 133 yards with 3 INTs and a 23.8 rating. Running backs (C-) Matt Forte (5 carries, 12 yards) left in the first quarter with a knee injury. Marion Barber (14-44...
This particular Chiefs-Bears tussle will not be saved and replayed as an NFL classic.
The winning touchdown was a gift, on a "Hail Mary" pass that should have had no chance and a potential equalizer was waved off because a wide-open receiver didn't bother to line up properly.
The result, however, remained critical for the Chiefs, who won 10-3 at Soldier Field to...
This particular Chiefs-Bears tussle will not be saved andreplayed as an NFL classic.
The winning touchdown was a gift, on a "Hail Mary" pass that shouldhave had no chance and a potential equalizer was waved off because awide-open receiver didn't bother to line up properly.
The result, however, remained critical for the Chiefs, who won 10-3 at SoldierField to snap...
Sports Illustrated feature writer Peter King broke down the drop off between Jay Cutler and Caleb Hanie in his Stat of the Week.
Take a look.
Jay Cutler’s last 27 drives before leaving the lineup with an injured thumb: six touchdowns, six field goals, 10 punts, one interception.
Caleb Hanie’s first 27 drives as starting Chicago quarterback: two touchdowns, three field goals,...
Looks like Josh McCown still has some catching up to do: The man who was brought in to be No. 2 quarterback behind Chicago Bears starter Caleb Hanie is inactive for the second straight game Sunday, with rookie Nathan Enderle serving as Hanie's backup.