Found November 23, 2011 on NBC Chicago:
As it is Thanksgiving tomorrow, it's a good time for Bears fans to take a minute and reflect about why we are lucky to be Bears fans. This is even more necessary with this week's bad news about Jay Cutler's thumb. Devin Hester and Robbie Gould and Corey Graham and Dave Toub -- How many teams can look at their special teams as one of their assets, not just a transition from offense to defense? Hester is the kind of player you will tell your grandchildren about. Gould is the third most accurate kicker in NFL history. Corey Graham is a Pro-Bowl-level special teams player who ensures that opponents have terrible field position. Toub, the genius behind it all, is widely considered one of the best assistant coaches in the league, and they're all ours. Defense -- Lance Briggs and Brian Urlacher are playing football as well as they did when they were five years younger. The new safeties have blended in seamlessly with the rest of the backfield. Charles "...

Jay Cutler to have surgery Wednesday; Orton wants to return

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Pretty Bleak Monday, Eh?

That was one of the most depressing Mondays after a resounding 31-20 Bears victory that I can remember.  First we learn that Jay Cutler will be out at least six weeks.  And experts say they think the Bears are full of it on the six week prediction. Then we learn that iron man longsnapper Patrick Mannelly is out of the season with a torn ACL. I do have faith in new Bears starter...

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It looks like the relationship is back on between Jay Cutler and reality star Kristin Cavallari, according to a report by Life & Style magazine. The injured Bears quarterback is reportedly engaged again to Cavallari, after he called it off last July. The two have become “tweethearts” recently...

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Jay Cutler may return in the regular season. The Texans haven’t given up hope just yet on Matt Schaub. The Chiefs, on the other hand, will not get get another snap from their starting quarterback this season. Mike Reiss of reports via a league source that the Chiefs will place Matt Cassel on injured…

The Bears Beat (11.22.11): Broncos cut Orton; Orton to return to Bears?

Could Kyle Orton be returning to the Bears after being released by Denver? Reports say Bears are interested, but Orton may not make it to them in the waiver process. The Denver Broncos cut quarterback Kyle Orton on Tuesday leaving speculation that he could return to the Bears to fill in for injured Jay Cutler if he can clear waivers. Cutler will undergo surgery on Wednesday and the...

Broncos cut quarterback Kyle Orton

Kyle Orton has gone from Jay Cutler's replacement to Tim Tebow's backup to the unemployment line.
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