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The Texans and Falcons keep their top two spots after hard-fought victories, while the Packers moved up one spot after barely eeking out a win in which their kicker missed three field goals. The big fall comes from Chicago, a team that looked absolutely horrible without Jay Cutler. 1. Houston Texans (9-1) LW: 1 2. Atlanta Falcons (9-1) LW: 2 3. Green Bay Packers (7-3) LW: 4 4. Baltimore Ravens (8-2) LW: 5 5. San Francisco 49ers (7-2-1) LW: 6 6. Denver Broncos (7-3) LW: 7 7. New England Patriots (7-3) LW: 8 8. Chicago Bears (7-3) LW: 3 9. Seattle Seahawks (6-4) LW: 10 10. Pittsburgh Steelers (6-4) LW: 9 11. New York Giants (6-4) LW: 11 12. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-4) LW: 14 13. Indianapolis Colts (6-4) LW: 12 14. New Orleans Saints (5-5) LW: 17 15. Minnesota Vikings (6-4) LW: 13 16. Cincinnati Bengals (5-5) LW: 15 17. Dallas Cowboys (5-5) LW: 16 18. Washington Redskins (4-6) LW: 23 19. Miami Dolphins (4-6) LW: 18 20. Detroit Lions (4-6) LW: 20 21. San Diego Chargers (4-6) LW: 19 22. Buffalo Bills (4-6) LW: 24 23. Arizona Cardinals (4-6) LW: 21 24. St. Louis Rams (3-6-1) LW: 22 25. Tennessee Titans (4-6) LW: 25 26. New York Jets (4-6) LW: 29 27. Philadelphia Eagles (3-7) LW: 26 28. Oakland Raiders (3-7) LW: 27 29. Cleveland Browns (2-8) LW: 28 30. Carolina Panthers (2-8) LW: 30 31. Jacksonville Jaguars (1-9) LW: 31 32. Kansas City Chiefs (1-9) LW: 32

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 unsure of status for game against Minnesota

“I don’t know, we’ll see,” Cutler said when asked if he would play in Sunday’s game. “Going through the process, still a few things to go through this week and we’ll see how it goes. “Got to see some more doctors. Got to go out on the field and make sure you can exert yourself, and it’s a personal thing making sure you feel ok.” The Chicago Bears quarterback was...

Bears optimistic on Cutler’s return

The Bears are optimistic Jay Cutler will play Sunday against the Vikings, but he has to pass a neurological test before that happens.

Jay Cutler Cleared To Resume Practicing

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (concussion) was cleared to start practice, though he still must pass an independent neurologist before he is allowed to play. He is questionable for Sunday's game against Minnesota. Fantasy Spin: One look at backup quarterback Jason Campbells performance as Cutlers replacement shows how much the Bears need their starter back. So do fantasy owners...

Jay Cutler’s status a mystery as he goes to see neurologist

Will Jay Cutler play on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings? That question is tough to answer right now but it should be answered tomorrow. Despite Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith’s comments over the past two weeks that Cutler was on track or “looking good” it is worth nothing that Cutler has not been cleared to play. Cutler also has not suggested that he would play or...

Bears Optimistic That Jay Cutler Should Be Back For Week 12

The Bears suffered a terrible defeat to 49ers last night, but they were without QB Jay Cutler who stayed behind after he suffered a concussion back in Week 10. Jason Campbell wasn’t able to get anything going against San Francisco’s defense, but that probably had something to do with the Bears inability to block anyone. Head coach Lovie Smith expressed some optimism that Cutler...

Cutler Expected To Play Sunday

The Bears "anticipate" quarterback Jay Cutler (concussion) will start Sunday against Minnesota since he has met concussion protocol to this point. SOURCE: Jason La Canfora, CBSSports.comFantasy Spin:Cutler still has to pass an independent concussion test. We'll keep track of this situation as Sunday draws closer.

Report: Cutler on track to start; Carimi benched by Bears

Reports from Chicago on Thanksgiving Day indicated that quarterback Jay Cutler will start Sunday against Minnesota and that right tackle Gabe Carimi has been benched. According to, Cutler was limited in practice Thursday but has met the concussion protocol and, barring setbacks, should be able to play against the Vikings. Backup Jason Campbell, who started Monday...

Chicago Bears/Pittsburgh Steelers: Quarterback Aches

After an embarrassing loss on Monday Night Football, the Chicago Bears have a record of 7-3 and are in second place behind the Green Bay Packers via a tiebreaker. That should sound familiar to Bears fans as the team was also 7-3 last year.But a year ago this week, Quarterback Jay Cutler broke his thumb on his throwing hand trying to make a tackle against the San Diego Chargers. Without...

Week 12 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith walks off the field after losing to the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park in San Francisco on Monday, November 19, 2012. (Chris Sweda/ Chicago Tribune) Here are the Week 12 Bears power rankings from various sites around the web: ESPN: #6 (Last week: #3) Analysis, “Division lead gone, schedule remains tough. Jay Cutler or no, the Bears...

Foxboro Blog Top 12: Week 12

After a quiet few weeks, chaos has resumed in the Top 12 with teams flying up and down the board.  And folks, there's a new #1 in town... #1 - New England Patriots Who looked better than the Patriots last week?  Nobody.   Who looked like they belonged to even be mentioned in the same sentence as the Patriots last week?  The Niners, maybe?  But San Fran was beating...

Five Players to Watch: Week 12

Monday night in San Francisco, nothing went right for the Bears in their 32-7 loss against the 49ers. Offensively the team struggled without starting quarterback Jay Cutler and the defense that has been so strong this season seemed to disappear against a team being led by an inexperienced quarterback. The Bears will have a chance to redeem themselves this Sunday when the Minnesota...
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