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Just when everyone was starting to hit the panic button in Chicago, the Bears beat the Minnesota Vikings convincingly on Sunday. In the Bears eight wins they have looked like they could make a run at the Super Bowl, and in their three losses (all against elite teams) they have looked utterly overmatched. As hard as it may be for Bears fans to believe given the collection of talent in Chicago, all signs point to the 2012 Chicago Bears being a good football team, not a great one.
The win Sunday was evidence of the immeasurable impact that Jay Cutler has on the Bears. Cutler looked sharp, fitting a lot of throws into extremely tight coverage. But although Cutler had a solid performance, he was still forced to make a lot of his throws while running away from defenders outside of the pocket due to somewhat spotty offensive line play.
It is clear that this year the Chicago Bears offense can only go as far as the offensive line will take them. The already struggling offensive line suf...
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When Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler tied left tackle’s J’Marcus Webb’s shoe during a huddle on Sunday he received a round of applause from his teammates.
Webb seemed appreciative of the gesture by Cutler as he realized in the fourth quarter that his shoe wasn’t tied properly.
“Well, I guess before the game I didn’t necessarily loop, swoop and pull tight enough,”...
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Even a lopsided win was painful for the Chicago Bears.
They got Jay Cutler back after missing a game with a concussion, only to lose three more stars to injuries in a 28-10 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.
Devin Hester left the game with a concussion. Matt Forte and Charles Tillman exited with ankle injuries, and if that weren't enough, the Bears also lost both...
The NFL's Most Valuable Player award tends to go to the quarterback of the team with the league's best regular season record, running backs with outstanding statistical seasons and all-around good ambassadors for the game.
Embattled Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler doesn't check off any of those boxes. Hell, he fits none of the criteria whatsoever.
His Bears won...
When Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler tied left tackle's J'Marcus Webb's shoe during a huddle on Sunday he received a round of applause from his teammates.
Webb seemed appreciative of the gesture by Cutler as he realized in the fourth quarter that his shoe wasn't tied properly.
"Well, I guess before the game I didn't necessarily loop, swoop and pull...
[caption id="attachment_10412" align="alignleft" width="300"] Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) on the bench with Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) during the final minutes of their game against the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field, in Chicago, on Saturday, November 25, 2012. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune)[/caption]
This week’s edition of “Bears Claws” breaks down the Chicago Bears injury situation, looks back at the Minnesota game, and previews the upcoming home game with the Seattle Seahawks. The guys assess Jay Cutler’s return to the lineup and how the Bears will regroup with a retooled offensive line moving forward. “Bears Claws” is pleased to welcome Phil Savage, Executive [...]
The NFLs Most Valuable Player award tends to go to the quarterback of the team with the leagues best regular season record, running backs with outstanding statistical seasons and all-around good ambassadors for the game.
Embattled Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler doesnt check off any of those boxes. Hell, he fits none of the criteria whatsoever.
His Bears wont have the best...
The Chicago Bears played their best game of the season on offense in their win over the Minnesota Vikings yesterday. From a statistical standpoint it wasn't as eye popping as the game against the Colts, Cowboys or Jaguars, but in terms of overall efficiency this was likely the best of the season.
Jay Cutler played his best game of the season, primarily because he...
Last week: 4 (-1)
Net points per drive: 0.53 (7th)
DVOA: 24.9% (5th)
Weighted DVOA: 25.1% (5th)
Tier 1: Contenders
QB Jay Cutler: 23 of 31 for 188 yards, 1 touchdown, and 1 interception, 2 batted passes, 4 drops, 106.7 adjusted QB rating, pressured on 15 of 34 drop backs (1 sack, 2 scrambles, 9 of 12, 1 touchdown, 1 drop)
CB Kelvin Hayden: Allowed 2 catches...
Jay Cutler checks on Chicago Bears guard Lance Louis (60) who went down with an injured knee in the Bears’ 28-10 victory over Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. B582528385Z.1 (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune)
The Bears beat the Vikings 28-10 to improve to 8-3 on the season but some key injuries could prove costly.
RB Matt Forte (ankle), WR Devin Hester...