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Late in the second quarter on Sunday night, with the Chicago Bears down 10-3 to the Houston Texans, Jay Cutler stepped out of the pocket and eventually crossed the line of scrimmage to make a pass to Devin Hester. The play would be called back, and a review of whether Cutler stepped over the line would ensue.
Bears fans everywhere would also soon suffer from scary memories of 2011.
As viewers watched the replay over and over, the attention shifted from Cutler’s body position in relation to the line of scrimmage to the helmet-to-helmet tackle that linebacker Tim Robbins gave to Cutler.
Cutler was visibly shaken by the hit, and a penalty was called, but the very next play Cutler looked fine after he scrambled and went head first into a defender to pick up a first down.
However, Cutler would not return to the game in the second half due to “concussion-like” symptoms, leaving the Bears to try to win the game with Jason Campbell.
They did not.
As the news came out of Cutler’s concussio...
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It’s déjà vu all over again for Chicago Bears fans in 2012. The Chicago Bears went on a long winning streak which had people talking about them as a top team in the NFL, just like last season. Now Jay Cutler is hurt, just like last season. The question now is whether or not Cutler will miss extended time, and how Jason Campbell will perform in his absence.
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Jay Cutler left the game against Houston at halftime having also been diagnosed with a concussion, but, for me the issue poses a bigger question than whether or not Jason Campbell can do enough to lead the Bears to victory (I'd suggest it just got quite a bit harder for them). The question is why wasn't a concussion test administered on Cutler before he went to the locker...
Join the guys for their observations and insights on Sunday night’s loss to Houston on the next edition of “Bears Claws”. They’ll discuss Jay Cutler’s injury, the Bears offensive struggles, and whether they can rebound next Monday night on the road in San Francisco. It will be a lively 30 minutes of blocking, tackling, and tongue-in-cheek humor, so make sure [...]
The constant rain has turned this Sunday Night Football game between the Houston Texans and Chicago Bears into an utter slop fest. But even then it’s not without its big plays.Tim Dobbins made a play to get after Jay Cutler and unfortunately for Cutler, despite absorbing a massive hit, it was all for nothing. Cutler had barely crossed the line of scrimmage, making the pass...
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler's status for this week
remains in question because of a concussion.
Jay Cutler suffered a brain injury and stayed in the game, getting hit in the head again on the very next play. Tim Dobbins was ruled by officials to have cheap-shotted Cutler with a helmet-to-helmet blow, and stayed in the game. Can we try to stay focused on what matters here?
It won't be easy, because Roger Goodell and the NFL are working a little magic trick, using smoke...
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has left Chicago's game against the Houston Texans because of a concussion.
A scrambling Cutler took a helmet-to-helmet hit from Tim Dobbins after unleashing a pass on third down at midfield late in the first half Sunday night.
There were offsetting penalties on the play. Cutler got called for an illegal forward pass because he was beyond the line...
This was system failure, maybe system overload for the NFL. You get a big game like Sunday night, Houston at Chicago, and hope to see statements made, questions answered.
We got statements, all right. When Houston linebacker Tim Dobbins cheap-shotted Jay Cutler -- in the officials' opinion -- by going helmet-to-helmet after Cutler had thrown a pass, Dobbins was allowed to stay...
Houston Texans linebacker Tim Dobbins has been fined $30,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit that gave Chicago's Jay Cutler a concussion.
The hit came in the second quarter of Houston's 13-6 win on Sunday night when Dobbins hit a scrambling Cutler after he threw a pass.
Cutler was past the line of scrimmage and called for an illegal forward pass on the play, and Dobbins was...
The Chicago Bears are expected to sign quarterback Josh McCown with Jay Cutler's status in doubt because of a concussion, ESPN Chicago reported Monday. Cutler sustained a concussion after taking a hard hit during the Bears' 13-6 loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday night. Jason Campbell replaced Cutler for the second half of the game. The Bears will need another backup...
With Chicago Bears’ QB Jay Cutler likely doubtful for Monday night’s matchup against the San Francisco 49ers the Bears made sure they had an insurance policy.
They announced today the signing veteran QB Josh McCown to a one-year deal. McCown spent three games with the team after the Caleb Hanie experiment in 2011.
McCown who started two games a year ago completed 35 of 55...
The N.F.L. isn’t much safer is it? Roger Goodell was worried about how the league was going to address player safety in 2012 and stop the concussions. Well, in week 10 we have seen three star quarterbacks taken out of the games due to suffering Concussions. Michael Vick looked to hit his head on the turf and Smith looked to take a hit to the head and of course if you were watching...
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– Two Bears fans got married at a tailgate just before the team’s loss to the Texans. Now it’s clear that their marriage is toxic and any...
The Chicago Bears signed veteran journeyman Josh McCown on Tuesday in the wake of quarterback Jay Cutler's concussion.
Cutler missed the second half of Sunday night's 13-6 setback to Houston and his status for Monday's game in San Francisco is uncertain.
McCown, 33, is familiar with the Chicago offense, having started the Bears' final two games last season after...
With the possibility that Jay Cutler might not play against the San Francisco 49ers next Monday night, Bears coach Lovie Smith was particularly hopeful that rookie wide receiver Alshon Jeffery will play in that game after missing the previous four games with a broken hand.
''Hopefully [Cutler and defensive end Shea McClellin] will be ready to go,'' Smith said Monday...