Found November 21, 2011 on The Penalty Flag:
The Chicago Bears suffered a huge loss this last Sunday as Jay Cutler fractured his right thumb. The Bears have chosen to name Caleb Hanie the teams' starting quarterback and have put aside the idea of adding a veteran quarterback like Marc Bulger who is familiar with the Mike Martz offense. Haine has limited experience during the controversial NFC Championship game where Cutler left due to a knee injury. Brian Urlacher thinks Hanie is a good runner and wants in on the Tebow magic. According to Pro Football Talk, “He’s going to be able to move around in the pocket a little bit, maybe a little Tebow offense,” Urlacher told Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune.[...]

With Jay Cutler lost, will the Chicago Bears turn to Brett Favre?

The Chicago Bears are the winners of five straight and six of their last seven games but they were big losers yesterday after QB Jay Cutler broke his thumb in the win over the San Diego Chargers. The Chicago Bears will now turn turn to QB Caleb Haine but will the Bears decide to bring in the venerable one, QB Brett Favre? Aside from Caleb Haine, the Bears have rookie...

Cutler suffers broken thumb on throwing hand

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler suffered a broken thumb on his throwing hand during Sunday's 31-20 victory over the San Diego Chargers, according to a league source.

Jay Cutler set for thumb surgery on Wednesday

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is scheduled to undergo surgery to repair his right thumb Wednesday, according to a league source.

Jay Cutler breaks thumb in Bears' victory over Chargers

CHICAGO - The quarterbacks didn't want to make it into their duel but that's what Sunday's meeting at Soldier Field...

Bears QB Cutler to have surgery on thumb

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler suffered a fractured thumb on his throwing hand during Sunday's 31-20 victory over the San Diego Chargers and will have surgery Tuesday.

Going forward with Hanie at the helm

Bears quarterback Caleb Hanie becomes the Bears’ new ride by default, but he faces long-shot odds in steering Chicago (7-3) to a gentle landing in the 2011 postseason.

Cutler keeps Bears streaking, Chargers reeling

Jay Cutler threw for 286 yards and two touchdowns, and the Chicago Bears won their fifth straight, beating Philip Rivers and the reeling San Diego Chargers 31-20 on Sunday.

Report: Bears QB Cutler out 6 to 8 weeks (AP)

The Chicago Tribune is reporting Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler broke his right thumb during Sunday's 31-20 victory over the San Diego Chargers and will miss six to eight weeks. The Bears declined comment. Cutler's agent, Bus Cook, did not return messages from The Associated Press. The Tribune reports Cutler was injured trying to prevent a touchdown on a 64-yard interception...

Long-Snapper Mannelly’s Bear Streak Ends

Lost in the aftermath of Jay Cutler’s potential season-ending injury, the Chicago Bears suffered another setback yesterday. Long-snapper Patrick Mannelly, the Bears all-time leader in games played at 215, tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee and will be placed on injured reserve. Mannelly joined the Bears as a sixth-round selection (189th overall) in the 1998 NFL Draft. Fullback [...]
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