Found October 24, 2013 on NFL Trade Rumors:
Bears QB Jay Cutler is expected to miss at least four games with a groin tear he suffered last weekend. While this is not only disappointing setback to the Chicago Bears season, Cutler’s injury could end up having an impact on his market this offseason. “He’s got some durability concerns,” an NFL executive said, via USA Today. Cutler suffered a sprained knee in during the 2010 NFC Championship Game and he broke his thumb during the 2011 season, so there are at least some concerns regarding him being injury prone. “It’ll be interesting,” the executive said. “That’s why they brought Trestman in, too. I think he’s a good quarterback. Somebody will probably pay him. You’d have to do a lot of background and feel comfortable about what you find out.“ Cutler, 30, is entering the final year of his contract with the Bears and will be an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season. Normally, quarterbacks like Cutler are prevented from reaching the open market, and while the Bears coul

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Per the Chicago-Tribune, the Chicago Bears will not sign Tony Scheffler, a close friend of quarterback Jay Cutler, despite an open spot on the 53-man roster. The Lions released Scheffler on Tuesday after he was cleared to return from a concussion suffered earlier this season. The Tribune also reported that 11 players worked out besides […]

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It has been three days since the Chicago Bears announced the diagnosis of the injury Jay Cutler suffered Sunday. Cutler it was revealed has a torn muscle in his groin with a prognosis officially revealed by coach Marc Trestman that the quarterback will be out of action for at least four weeks. “I’m going to tell you it’s a minimum of four weeks” Trestman declared. “And...

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Week 7 had some notable injuries as fantasy football stars such as Reggie Wayne, Jermichael Finley, Jay Cutler, Doug Martin and Arian Foster all went down with injury. These injuries could hurt or help your fantasy team but if you have these players here is some advice. Jay Cutler Injury: Torn groin muscle, out 4 Weeks Require Surgery: No Fantasy Impact: Cutler began the year as...

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Week 7 was a difficult one for fantasy football owners as many star players suffered serious injuries. Some of those players, including Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne, were lost for the season, leaving people with important decisions to make regarding who replaces these important players in their starting lineup for Week 8 and beyond. Let’s take a look at the best...

Bears limp into bye week

Mercifully, the Chicago Bears don't have to play a game this week. After a hot 3-0 start, the Bears are now falling into the bye week looking beat up and downtrodden losing three of their last four games. The Bears were in it until the end of Sunday's back-and-forth shoot out with the Washington Redskins. Not only did they fly home to Chicago with a notch in the loss...

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