Found November 23, 2012 on Football Nation:
An old black and blue divisional game which has more on the line than people think will take place in Chicago.The Minnesota Vikings (6-4) come to take on the Chicago Bears (7-3).This for the top spot in the North Division. The Vikings, coming off a bye, won their last game over divisional rival Detroit, 34-24.They are probably the most surprise team due to the fact they have the same team as last year when they under performed with a 3-13 record.  Adrian Peterson will probably share the Comeback Player of the Year award with Peyton Manning. He came into Week 12 with a leading 1,128 yards and seven touchdowns.Oh and by the way, Percy Harvin looks like he won't be able to go for a second straight game.The Chicago Bears on the other hand are coming off two straight disappointing losses including a 32-6 embarrassing game on Monday night. It looks like they will be getting their leader back in Jay Cutler. He practiced for the second straight day. There will be three keys to this game...

Peterson plans on calling Rose

Given they both suffered similar knee injuries, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson intends to get in contact with Bulls point guard Derrick Rose to lend his support.

NFL Picks: Jay Cutler to play; Harvin will sit in Bears vs Vikings

When the Chicago Bears signed veteran quarterback Jason Campbell to a one-year deal the thought process was that he could fill in comfortably if starter Jay Cutler had to go-on-the-mend. After the severe beating that the Bear’s offensive line subjected Campbell to, it could be he that needs relief as Cutler is on his way back after clearing tests on Saturday by an independent...

Why the Chicago Bears offensive collapse was not Jason Campbell’s fault

After watching last Monday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers where the Bears were incapable of generating any kind of offense it would be easy to put all of the blame on Jay Cutler’s replacement Jason Campbell.  While it was obvious that Campbell was severely outplayed by 49ers backup Colin Kaepernick, it was the offensive line that was to blame for the pathetic offensive...

Bears Injury Report: Jay Cutler Practicing, Could Start Sunday

Jay Cutler missed Monday night's game against the San Francisco 49ers and the Bears lost.  Chicago can't afford for Cutler to miss much more time.  This is not to say back-up quarterback Jason Campbell caused the team to lose - the Bears' defense can take credit for that - but Chicago needs as much offensive help as they can get.  They may get that this weekend as...

Jay Cutler expected to play Sunday against Vikings

The Chicago Bears are hoping that quarterback Jay Cutler will be able to play on Sunday. The Bears play Minnesota in Week 12 and will need Cutler’s presence to have a chance against a vastly improved Vikings team. Thus far Cutler has met all the benchmarks to return from a concussion. Should he continue to improve he would be able to play on Sunday. Cutler was able to return to...

Harvin returns to practice for Vikings, sort of

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. After missing practice all week, Minnesota Vikings leading receiver Percy Harvin returned briefly Friday -- but only for stretching ahead of Sunday's important NFC North game at Chicago. Harvin, who leads Minnesota and is tied for eighth in the league with 62 catches, has been out since Nov. 4 including last week's bye week -- with a badly sprained ankle...

Harvin out vs. Bears; won't travel to Chicago

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Vikings have declared wide receiver Percy Harvin out of Sunday's game at Chicago because of his sprained left ankle. Harvin was listed doubtful on Friday after missing another week of practice, and the team downgraded him to out on the injury report Saturday while deciding not to take him on the trip so he can continue to rest. Harvin...

Bears QB Cutler's status uncertain

The status of Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler going into the weekend remains uncertain because of a concussion, although coach Lovie Smith said Friday he is optimistic about Cutler's return. Cutler, who missed Monday night's 32-7 loss to the San Francisco 49ers, is listed as questionable against the Minnesota Vikings. Whether he plays in Sunday's game at Soldier...

Harvin Likely OUT For Week 12

Vikings receiver Percy Harvin will not play Sunday against the Bears. SOURCE: Jason La Canfora, CBSSports.comFantasy Spin:Harvin missed Week 10 and still wasn't able to get healthy during the Vikings' bye week. He still hasn't practiced and now you have to wonder if he'll even be able to return for Week 13 at Green Bay.

Bears QB Cutler questionable for Sunday

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is listed as questionable to start Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Cutler missed last week's game because of a concussion. He still has to pass an examination with an independent neurologist on Saturday, according to He has been practicing on a limited basis this week and has met the league's concussion...

NFL Week 12 Injury Report: Jay Cutler, Julio Jones

Two key players have been questionable heading into week 12 of the NFL regular season. Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler has been dealing with lasting effects of a concussion suffered against the Houston Texans. Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones has been nursing an ankle injury and while he did play a limited number of snaps last week, he was officially listed as questionable. After missing...

Jay Cutler Ready To Return?

John Clayton from ESPN believes Jay Cutler will be ready to play Sunday against the Vikings. Cutler missed Week 11's game against the 49ers because of a concussion.Fantasy Spin:He's meeting with a neurologist today to determine whether he'll be able to play or not. Jason Campbell struggled badly last week in Cutler's absence (14-for-22, one TD, two INT) so obviously...

Happy Thanksgiving Bears fans

On this day of family, friends, and thanks, we wish you a fun and festive day, full of good times, good food, and good company. Of course, footbal has become an integral part of the day, dating back to the start of pro football. Did you realize the Chicago Bears have a prominent place in Turkey day football history? NFL [...]
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