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Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) gets a handshake from the Viking’s mascot at the conclusion of his team’s loss to the Minnesota Vikings at Mall of America Field, in Minneapolis, MN, on Sunday, December 9, 2012. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune)
After suffering a neck injury on a big hit by Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffin in the second quarter of Sunday’s game you could tell Chicago Bears’ quaterback Jay Cutler wasn’t comfortable.
He battled through a neck injury in the game, but was eventually taken out of action on the Bears final drive down 21-7.
Jason Campbell relieved him at quarterback and tossed a touchdown pass to Brandon Marshall to make the game 21-14.
The Bears failed to recover the onside kick and the rest was history.
After the game, Cutler had this to say regarding the injury.
“It was neck related,” he said via ESPNChicago.com. “I was getting spasms. I wasn’t going to help anybody being out there.”
However on “The Jay Cutler Show” on Monday on ESPN
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The Chicago Bears have announced that quarterback Jay Cutler
is day-to-day after suffering a neck injury late in yesterday’s 21-14 loss to
the Minnesota Vikings, reports Adam L. Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times.
"Everything is stiff," Cutler said. "It
started stiffening up more and more as the game progressed, getting some spasms
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The Chicago Bears are apparently concerned enough about the health of quarterback Jay Cutler that they brought in two quarterbacks for tryouts. Josh Johnson and Stephen McGee worked out for the Bears on Tuesday, the Chicago Tribune reported. Cutler suffered a neck injury in the Bears' loss to Minnesota on Sunday. The injury didn't appear serious, but Cutler also missed...
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Yeah, there's a new GM in Phil Emery and thank GOD Jerry Angelo is gone, but I do not understand what is up with guys WAAAAAY smarter than me not understanding that your offense won't work without guys who can block. I literally squirm when Jay Cutler drops back. When I imagine what he might do if he was...
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said after the game that he was dealing with a stiff neck and considered himself day-to-day.Fantasy Spin:Jason Campbell finished the game, going 6-of-9 for 64 yards and a touchdown. We've already seen that the Bears have no offensive production when Cutler is out of the lineup and fantasy owners of Brandon Marshall and Matt Forte hope he'll Cutler...
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, who left Sunday's game with a stiff neck says he'll be ready for Week 15 against Green Bay, according to a Chicago Sun-Times report.Fantasy Spin:Jason Campbell finished last Sunday's game. We've already seen that the Bears have no offensive production when Cutler is out of the lineup so fantasy owners of Brandon Marshall and Matt Forte...
Jay Cutler, who left Sunday's ugly loss at Minnesota with a neck injury expects to play on Sunday for Chicago, which no longer controls its fate in the NFC North.
Tweet Denver Broncos fans have seen this movie before. Wide receiver Brandon Marshall put up three consecutive 100-catch seasons (102 in 2007, 104 in 2008, 101 in 2009) with the mile high team, two of them with Jay Cutler as quarterback. Reunited this season in Chicago the duo have once again formed one of [...]
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) is sacked by Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen (97) in the second quarter Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012 at Mall of America Field in Minneapolis. Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen (69) celebrates and Chicago Bears guard Edwin Williams (70) and tackle J’Marcus Webb (73) watch. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune)
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Perhaps this loss to the Minnesota Vikings is endemic of Lovie Smith's career as a Chicago Bears head coach. The defense played well, but gave up just enough to lose the game. The offense showed promise, but never put up enough points to win the football game.
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