Found December 06, 2011 on
Sports Illustrated feature writer Peter King broke down the drop off between Jay Cutler and Caleb Hanie in his Stat of the Week.
Take a look.
Jay Cutler’s last 27 drives before leaving the lineup with an injured thumb: six touchdowns, six field goals, 10 punts, one interception.
Caleb Hanie’s first 27 drives as starting Chicago quarterback: two touchdowns, three field goals, 12 punts, six interceptions.
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During an appearance Wednesday on ESPN 1000's 'Waddle and Silvy Show' in Chicago, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler discussed his thumb injury, the one thing Caleb Hanie needs to do better and much more:
Jay Cutler had the stitches removed from his injured right thumb Wednesday and said he already is working on his grip and flexibility in hopes of returning to the Chicago Bears this season.
Coaches and players alike did all they could to deflect blame from Caleb Hanie, who will make his third NFL start Sunday in Denver. Mike Martz: “What it comes down to, we just didn’t coach real good. When I say we, I mean me.” Roberto Garza: “We just didn’t play well. It’s strictly on the...
Jay Cutler was lost two weeks ago after breaking his thumb. On Sunday, the Chicago Bears watched with a sickening feeling as star running back Matt Forte walked gingerly into the tunnel with a knee injury in the first quarter.
Two months ago (heck, even a month ago), Chicago coach Lovie Smith had to love his team’s chances heading to a game at Denver. Jay Cutler in a revenge game. Matt Forte on a tear. NFC playoffs spot on the horizon.
Instead, Smith is now preparing to bring his team to Denver without both Cutler and Forte, to face a Broncos team on a five-game winning streak.
Smith was engaging in...
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Read on for plenty about Martz and Hanie's plans, the legacy all of the Bears QBs bring from college, the D's preparation, and the return of the Mac.
Mike Martz says he plans on being back in Chicago next season. (CSN Chicago)
He also plans on being more aggressive with Caleb Hanie'...
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