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Caleb Hanie stepped into a very difficult situation last January when he entered the NFC Championship game after Jay Cutler was hurt and Todd Collins was ineffective. Hanie led the Chicago Bears to two fourth-quarter TDs. He also threw two interceptions in a 21-14 loss to Green Bay. Now the spotlight is on Hanie again.
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It is the nature of the beast that NFL head coaches are public pragmatists when the subject turns to injuries.
No matter how much their stomach is churning at news the starting quarterback's throwing arm has been severed in a lawn-mowing accident -- or, in the case of the Chicago Bears, had his right thumb fractured while confronting a defender on an interception return -- the...
A confident Caleb Hanie took the podium Wednesday for the first time this season as the Bears’ starting quarterback.
Caleb Hanie is not in a class with Jay Cutler as an NFL quarterback. But is he at least in a class with Koy Detmer, A.J. Feeley, Anthony Wright, Chris Simms, Damon Huard, Luke McCown, David Garrard and Quinn Gray? All of them were young, inexperienced, mostly unheralded backup quarterbacks who stepped...
Bears QB Caleb Hanie brings an impressive skillset to the position. While he's not the same player as Jay Cutler, using him creatively should give him a good chance to succeed.
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Read up on plenty of Caleb Hanie news, how Anthony Adams joked with a young Packers fan, Earl Bennett's visit with the Boys and Girls Club, how the team is faring in Vegas and the newest member of the team.
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General manager Jerry Angelo announced Wednesday on the Chicago Bears' team-controlled website that he's "very confident" that Caleb Hanie will perform well in place of injured quarterback Jay Cutler.
With Matt Forte having a great season and Caleb Hanie making his first NFL start, the Bears are expecting the Raiders to stack the line of scrimmage Sunday.
We are not going to harp on the Jay Cutler injury around here. For the foreseeable future Caleb Hanie is the starting quarterback of the Chicago Bears and no expansive word count columns from me are going to change that. Here’s what I saw Sunday. I wrote about it earlier in the year and was... Read more »