Found August 31, 2013 on Football Extra Points:
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
Jay Cutler is entering the final season of his contract with the Chicago Bears, and it's not an exaggeration to say it nut-cutting time for this relationship.When the Bears gave up two first-round draft picks and Kyle Orton to the Denver Broncos before the 2009 season, Cutler was coming off his only Pro-Bowl season, throwing for more than 4,500 yards and looked like a stud of an NFL quarterback in the foreseeable future. The trade made a lot of sense. There was no point in trotting Orton out there again to give him one more shot to prove himself as a legitimate NFL quarterback, and the Bears long were desperate to solidify the position.Since then, the Bears have made the playoffs once - winning one game against a Seattle Seahawks squad that went 7-9 in the regular season. And Cutler has looked like a slightly above average quarterback as opposed to the stud Bears fans thought they were getting.Despite having all the ability you want in an NFL quarterback, Cutler has his own issu...

Chicago Bears still looking for a Plan B quarterback

Jay Cutler is the leader of the Chicago Bears. He may be an easy guy to dislike, but when healthy the Bears have a better chance of winning with him in the game rather than out. However, when he is injured the team is in trouble. The memory of what could have been during the 2011 

Bears cut 18 players to get to 53 man limit

The Bears have released 18 players to get down to the 53 man limit via their website.  

Phil Simms on the Chicago Bears week one opponent

Phil Simms is quickly becoming one of my favorite NFL talking heads. When he appears on CBS NFL Today, he often has to play the role of antagonist; bubble burster, guy who takes the punch bowl away once the party has started. And with Simms, writing up an interview often includes the phrase “Phil Simms noted with extreme sarcasm.” He’s very entertaining, in addition to being...

Bears cut 17 players

The Chicago Bears have waived 17 players, including TE Fendi Onobun and RB Armando Allen. The full list of cuts is below.

“Turk” visits Bears as roster gets trimmed

A day after quarterback Jordan Palmer shone during the Chicago Bears preseason finale, he found himself unemployed. Offensive tackle J’Marcus Webb, a  44 game starter in three NFL seasons but also a frequent target of Bears fans for his uneven play, was also shown the door. Such is the harsh reality of the final roster cutdown to 53 players. The [...]

2013 NFL News: Bears Sign Bass; Add Seven To Their Practice Squad

The Chicago Bears have been busy with roster moves as of late just like the other 31 NFL teams. On Sunday, they announced the addition of seven players to their practice squad. The Bears’ practice squad so far includes: tight end Fendi Onobun, running back Harvey Unga, defensive end Aston Whiteside, cornerback Demontre Hurst, linebacker Jerry Franklin, wide receiver Ricardo Lockette...

Bears claim Bass; waive Ozougwu

The Chicago Bears have claimed defensive end David Bass of waivers and waived defensive end Cheta Ozougwu.

Vikings claim ex-Bears tackle J'Marcus Webb off waivers

The Minnesota Vikings started reshaping the bottom of their roster Sunday after the setting their initial 53-man roster on Saturday.Following the league-wide cuts on Saturday, Minnesota claimed former Chicago Bears offensive tackle J'Marcus Webb. Webb has started every game the past two seasons and 44 of his 46 games in his three-year career.But Webb was much maligned in Chicago...

Bears finalize 53-man roster

The Chicago Bears have announced the final five player cuts, which brings the roster down to the required 53, although that could change over the next week.

2013 NFL News: The 53 Man Roster Is Set After Bears Waive Five Players

The Chicago Bears waived five more players on Saturday to reach the 53-man roster limit. The Bears’ 2013 roster is set for now as they pay attention to final cuts from the 31 other NFL teams. They can officially establish their practice squad of eight players by 12 p.m. ET on Sunday. The players included in final cuts were: safety Brandon Hardin, tackle Cory Brandon, wide receiver...

Chicago Bears Preseason Recap: 5 Pleasant Surprises

The Bears finished their first training camp under new head coach Marc Trestman with a 2-2 record, victories over the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders were sandwiched between opening and closing game losses to the Carolina Panthers and Cleveland Browns.Most of the positives taken from the preseason by the Bears came out of game three against the Raiders. With a majority of...
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