Found November 22, 2011 on ESPN:
The Indianapolis Colts have claimed defensive end Mario Addison off waivers from the Chicago Bears and signed receiver Jarred Fayson to the practice squad.

Introducing Colts Authority

In a continued effort to provide Colts fans with insightful analysis, alternative perspectives on Colts news, and a rewarding community experience, we are uniting with fellow bloggers to form a new site – – which will launch in the coming weeks. 18to88 founder Nate Dunlevy, Coltsider founder Kyle Rodriguez, and I have been privileged [...]

10 observations on the Bears

AFTERNOON SPORTS CLUB: Jay Cutler’s broken thumb isn’t the end of the Bears’ season. While the bad news is that Caleb Hanie is no Jay Cutler. The good news is that, in the short term anyway, that might not necessarily be bad news. Cutler has the higher ceiling, he also has the lower floor.

Smith: “Don’t feel sorry for us”

Lovie Smith said today that QB Jay Cutler will need surgery on his right thumb but that it’s not a season-ending injury. He expects Cutler back by the end of the regular season.

Coltsider: don't keep Caldwell

Coltsider features a guest shot by Stephen Reed who says Caldwell must go due to poor decision making: Throughout this year, he has made poor coaching decisions. He has called unnecessary time outs, failed to throw challenge flags and questionably allocated playing time (I recognize some of you will say personnel decisions regarding playing time are actually Polian’s call). My...

Urlacher intends for defense to fill void

Brian Urlacher isn't planning to throw any passes, but the Bears middle linebacker is intent on helping the offense transition from the injured Jay Cutler to new starting quarterback Caleb Hanie.

ThumbWatch: Cutler Surgery "Successful"

Bears QB Jay Cutler had surgery on his injured right thumb in Vail, Colo. on Wednesday, a procedure the team said was "successful." The Bears said Cutler could be in rehab within the next couple of days. "Thanks for all the thoughts and prayers," Cutler said in a Tweet to fans a day earlier. "The support has been great. Going to get my thumb fixed and...

The Bears Beat (11.23.11): Chiefs claim Orton, Bears sign McCown

The Kansas City Chiefs claimed ex-Broncos quarterback Kyle Orton, keeping him away from reuniting with the Bears. The Bears signed veteran quarterback Josh McCown shortly after news broke that they did not get Orton. And the Raiders are not afraid of Devin Hester because they feel they have a better kick returner. Bears land backup QB Josh McCown Wed Nov 23 17:28:00 2011 The Bears...

Cutler, Peterson among stars hurt in games

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has a broken thumb, Titans QB Matt Hasselbeck is dealing with an injured right elbow, and Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has a high left ankle sprain.Those three stars were injured in games Sunday, placing their status in doubt not only for next weekend's games, but ...
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