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The rift between Philip Rivers and Jay Cutler adds an intriguing story line to Sunday's Chargers-Bears contest.
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Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler suffered a broken finger on his throwing hand in Sunday's win over the San Diego Chargers.
The Chicago Tribune, citing a source, reported the injury.
Cutler threw for 286 yards and two touchdown passes in leading Chicago (7-3) to its fifth consecutive victory, a 31-20 win over the Chargers.
He has thrown for 2,319 yards with 13 scoring...
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler suffered a fractured thumb on his throwing hand during Sunday's 31-20 victory over the San Diego Chargers and will have surgery Tuesday.
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler broke the thumb on his throwing hand on Sunday, according to sources familiar with the situation.
Jay Cutler threw for 286 yards and two touchdowns, and the Chicago Bears won their fifth straight, beating Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers 31-20 on Sunday.
CHICAGO (AP) - Bears coach Lovie Smith says quarterback Jay Cutler has suffered a broken thumb on his right throwing hand.In an interview with WBBM-AM in Chicago on Monday, Smith confirmed reports that Cutler was injured during Chicago's 31-20 victory over San Diego on Sunday night. He says it happened ...
The Chicago Bears took it to the Chargers yesterday at Soldier Field. Jay Cutler played a very solid game as he completed 18 of 31 passes for 286 yards with 2 TD passes and 1 INT. He also carried the ball 5 times for 11 yards (2.2 ypc) with 1 TD carry in this game. Matt Forte had a rough day as he carried the ball 21 times for 59 yards (2.8 ypc) and he also caught 4 passes...
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.
With conference schedules fully underway and the race for each conference's six playoff spots at stake, look for games to get edgier. Each week the games gain importance. Players recognize this as do the coaches. As a result, look for coaches to lean even more on their top players and those that have carried them this far.
Those with bye weeks this Sunday are the Indianapolis...
While the folks in Chicago are lamenting the loss of Jay Cutler for perhaps the rest of the season (or enough of it to ruin the team's playoff chances), there was another discouraging NFC North injury yesterday, with Packers RB James Starks suffering a sprained knee against the Bucs:
Starks was injured during the fourth quarter when he was bent over backwards in a pileup after...