Found September 10, 2012 on Football Nation:
The Chicago Bears passed their season-opening "exam" with flying colors on Sunday over the Indianapolis Colts. Playing against a team with just two wins from the season before may not be the greatest measuring stick for any team. Add to the mix, the Colts were starting a rookie quarterback with a first-year coach and anything but an impressive win would have been considered a disappointment.Good thing the Bears did not disappoint. Here's a breakdown of how the team played by position, including coaching.Quarterback: A-A shaky start which included a sack and an interception returned for a touchdown kept Jay Cutler from receiving an A+. Cutler shrugged off a 1-for-10 performance early, and the pick-six, by finishing 21-for-35 with 333 yards passing and two touchdowns. One of the two scores went to his former Denver Broncos teammate, Brandon Marshall, whom he targeted 15 times. While the offensive line was making adjustments early on, Cutler also showed great composure by...

Bears Jay Cutler Wishes Packers ‘Good Luck’ - Out of…

Bears Jay Cutler Wishes Packers ‘Good Luck’ - Out of the six games that Bears QB Jay Cutler has played against the Packers since he’s been in Chicago, he’s only beaten Green Bay one time. But Cutler doesn’t think the Packers secondary will be able to physically dominate his receiver the way they have in the past. Cutler says he knows that WR’s Brandon Marshall and Alshon...

Cutler has a message for Packers defensive backs: “Good luck”

With the addition of physical wide receivers such as Brandon Marshall (above), Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is becoming more cocky telling Green Bay defense backs “good luck” (Credit: AP Photo). As the Chicago Bears prepare for their showdown with division rival Green Bay Packers on Thursday, Jay Cutler is already giving the Packers bulletin board material. Cutler has always...

Jay Cutler Leads Chicaco Bears in Rout of Indianapolis Colts

  Jay Cutler went behind center and found Brandon Marshall with ease, as if the two had never been separated from their time in Denver. Cutler threw for 333 yards and two touchdowns, Marshall had 119 yards and a touchdown through the air to spoil No. 1 overall pick Andrew Luck's debut 41-21 at Soldier Field. In fact, the whole team was in sync in this one. Matt Forte...

Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears outshine Andrew Luck

Going into Sundays game there was a lot of talk about both teams.  How would Andrew Luck, “the best quarterback since John Elway“, do in his rookie debut?  How would Michael Bush fit in with Matt Forte?  But the even bigger story of the day was the reuniting of Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall. Andrew Luck has yet proven anything to me or any other true NFL writer.  As a...

Jay Cutler of the Bears can talk the talk but can he walk the walk?

After a relatively quiet preseason the Chicago Bears and quarterback Jay Cutler got off to a shaky start offensively before eventually finding their groove in Week 1. After throwing and early interception that was returned for a touchdown, Cutler completed 21 passes for 333 yards; nine of which went to Bears newcomer, Brandon Marshall, for 119. Cutler’s season opening performance...

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We check in with our colleague to the south, Jeremy Stoltz, to get the scoop on the one-time Monsters of the Midway. Leading off: Is Jay Cutler a championship-worthy quarterback?

Bears performance leaves NFL asking – Andrew who?

Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall paced an impressive offensive attack for the Chicago Bears in Week 1.

Indianapolis Colts vs. Chicago Bears: Five Things We Learned

The NFL season kicked off today for the Indianapolis Colts and the Chicago Bears.The Bears came into today's match-up at Soldier Field as heavy favorites, but the game did not start as they had planned.It took them a little while to get the offense rolling, and once they did, it was an impressive sight to behold.The Bears ended the game with a 41-21 victory over the Colts. Let...

Brandon Marshall Shines in Bears Debut

Bears receiver Brandon Marshall is still the apple of Jay Cutler's eye. Marshall had nine receptions for 119 yards and a touchdown in his Chicago debut.Fantasy Spin:Marshall had two 100-catch seasons with Cutler at the helm in Denver and a third seems likely this season.

Indianapolis Colts vs. Chicago Bears: Hero and Zero of the Game

The Chicago Bears showed off their explosive offense in today's 41-21 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. It was an interesting afternoon at Soldier Field, with the Colts coming out of the gates firing. Let's take a look at some highlights in today's game, and finish up with the hero and the "zero".On the opening drive, the Bears were rudely introduced to the...

Week Two NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Here are the Week Two Bears power rankings from various sites around the web: ESPN: # (Last week: #9) Analysis, "Looks as though they might have an offense to go with their defense this year." CBS Sports: #10 (Last week: #13) Analysis,"Jay Cutler looked like a new man after a slow start. You think he loves have Brandon Marshall around" Fox Sports: #8 (Last...

Game Recap: Bears Start The Season Off Right With a 41-21 Win Over Indy

The Chicago Bears started the 2012 campaign with a win over the Indianapolis Colts at Soldier Field. Here is a recap of the 41-21 victory on Sunday. 1st quarter: It was a rough start for the Bears, who looked shaky on their first two drives. They allowed one sack and Jay Cutler tossed an ugly pick six on a check down to Matt Forte from his own four-yard line. The Colts were up 7...
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