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The Chicago Bears have very rarely been known for their offense throughout the history of the NFL. The Chicago Bears have always been a franchise known for their defensive prowess and superstars. The 2012 season has been no different for the Bears. The defense has been very solid for the most part, while the offense has really struggled to find its footing and get any kind of rhythm going.While the Bears do have some very impressive players on the offensive side of the ball Jay Cutler- quarterback, Brandon Marshall- wide receiver, and Matt Forte- running back, they have struggled to establish any rhythm. One may ask "Why with these weapons are the Bears not successful on offense?" The simple answer is that they have no true tight end to go to when things are tough. A tight end can be a true difference maker in an offense. Take a look at the New England Patriots, they have not one but two dominant tight ends. Between Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez the Patriots of...
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The Chicago Bears have announced that quarterback Jay Cutler
is day-to-day after suffering a neck injury late in yesterday’s 21-14 loss to
the Minnesota Vikings, reports Adam L. Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times.
"Everything is stiff," Cutler said. "It
started stiffening up more and more as the game progressed, getting some spasms
on the left side. I just have...
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler told reporters
yesterday that he will be ready to play this weekend when his team faces the
Green Bay Packers in a pivotal NFC North showdown, reports Brad Biggs of the
Jay Cutler didn't look stiff Wednesday from the neck
injury that knocked him out of the fourth quarter of Sunday's road loss to the
After Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler took what was
deemed an illegal hit to the head which forced him out of Sunday’s contest
against the Minnesota Vikings, it was unclear what his status would be for the
remainder of the season. However, during his regular radio show yesterday
Cutler said he “should be ready to go later in the week” and expects to suit up
The Chicago Bears are apparently concerned enough about the health of quarterback Jay Cutler that they brought in two quarterbacks for tryouts. Josh Johnson and Stephen McGee worked out for the Bears on Tuesday, the Chicago Tribune reported. Cutler suffered a neck injury in the Bears' loss to Minnesota on Sunday. The injury didn't appear serious, but Cutler also missed...
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports via Josh Katzowitz, the Chicago Bears fear that quarterback Jay Cutler suffered whiplash during today’s loss to the Vikings.
According to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora, the reason for that is because the team fears Cutler might have suffered from whiplash. La Canfora’s source said the team will know more after further evaluation scheduled...
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, who left Sunday's game with a stiff neck says he'll be ready for Week 15 against Green Bay, according to a Chicago Sun-Times report.Fantasy Spin:Jason Campbell finished last Sunday's game. We've already seen that the Bears have no offensive production when Cutler is out of the lineup so fantasy owners of Brandon Marshall and Matt Forte...
Jay Cutler, who left Sunday's ugly loss at Minnesota with a neck injury expects to play on Sunday for Chicago, which no longer controls its fate in the NFC North.
[caption id="attachment_10693" align="alignleft" width="300"] Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) gets a handshake from the Viking's mascot at the conclusion of his team's loss to the Minnesota Vikings at Mall of America Field, in Minneapolis, MN, on Sunday, December 9, 2012. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune)[/caption]
After suffering a...
Every year a football team loses a valuable player/leader during the regular season. This has happened to the Bears two years in a row. In 2011, the Bears lost their starting quarterback, Jay Cutler, to a season ending injury. This season, the Bears have lost their starting middle linebacker, Brian Urlacher, possibly for the reminder of the regular season. Neither Jay Cutler or...
Jay Cutler can't catch a break this season.
Clay Matthews was back at practice Wednesday for the first time since pulling his hamstring last month, and he's eager to terrorize the Bears quarterback again Sunday when the Green Bay Packers (9-4) travel to Chicago. The Packers can clinch the NFC North title with a victory over their biggest rivals.
''When you have...
Defensive linemen Jared Allen and Everson Griffen know that the target area for a quarterback hit isn’t very large. Griffen maintains he didn’t do anything wrong during a hit on Jay Cutler, but he’s not going to let a potential fine alter his aggressiveness.
Bear Report beat writer Jeremy Stoltz offers his insight on the Bears ahead of Sunday's NFC North showdown in Chicago. Leading off: Can the Bears win a Super Bowl with Jay Cutler at quarterback?
Injuries have played a role in the Bears recent struggles. But this version of the Bears yearly collapse has many other factors.
One way or another, the Bears always seem to find a way to fall short of their potential. Whether it be injuries, play calling, personnel, or Father Time, every aspect seems to make a yearly appearance at one point or another and derail the season.
The last time Clay Matthews faced Chicago, he dropped Jay Cutler for 3.5 sacks. Rather than rush back from his hamstring injury, Matthews and the training staff kept the "big picture" in mind during his four-game absence. The "big picture" also is in play with Charles Woodson.
Much like their early season success on the football field in number of games won, the Bears successfully avoided a lot of injuries. That is no longer the case with this team facing a rash of injuries with three games left to play in the regular season.
In total the Bears have 14 players listed on the injury report for the game against the Packers. 11 of those player...