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Report: Executives suggest Bears could have to attach a draft p…

Report: Executives suggest Bears could have to attach a draft pick to move Cutler

If the Bears want to move quarterback Jay Cutler in the offseason, would they have to swap draft picks with the acquiring club to get the deal done? According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, “several NFL executives” have indicated the Bears might have to trade…
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  • Junior Galette not on injury report, but expects limited role o…

    Junior Galette not on injury report, but expects limited role on Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    Saints linebacker Junior Galette had two sacks in 27 snaps against the Bears on Monday night and it sounds like the Saints will be looking for the same kind of efficient production from him against the Falcons this Sunday. Galette wasn’t on the injury r…
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  • Bears scaling back game plan for Jimmy Clausen

    Bears scaling back game plan for Jimmy Clausen

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Jimmy Clausen spent extra time after Friday’s practice working through plays with the receiving corps and running back Matt Forte in preparation for Sunday’s matchup against the Detroit Lions, but coach Marc Trestman said the new st…
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  • Chris Conte, Robbie Gould out for Lions-Bears

    Chris Conte, Robbie Gould out for Lions-Bears

    ESPN.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears announced safety Chris Conte (back) and kicker Robbie Gould (right quadriceps) are out for Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field. The club also listed cornerback Tim Jennings (ankle), left guard …
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  • Big plays come at home for Jordy Nelson

    Big plays come at home for Jordy Nelson

    ESPN.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- They're the plays you've become accustomed to seeing from Jordy Nelson this season. The 80-yarder for a touchdown against the New York Jets. The 73-yarder for a touchdown against the Chicago Bears. The 66-yarder for a touchdown agains…
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  • Bears' Tillman hints at return, can't explain awful 2014 season

    Bears' Tillman hints at return, can't explain awful 2014 season

    yahoo.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    Holiday spirit is in a little shorter supply this season in Chicago with the Bears' struggles this season, but injured cornerback Charles Tillman is trying to keep a healthy perspective on the team and himself — and also giving fans a reason to smile — …
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  • Marc Trestman thinks Jay Cutler can benefit from benching

    Marc Trestman thinks Jay Cutler can benefit from benching

    profootballtalk.com Dec 18 (3 days ago)
    Bears coach Marc Trestman took to the podium for the first time since benching quarterback Jay Cutler, and said he discussed the switch with the players involved before going upstairs. Trestman told reporters that he met with Cutler and Jimmy Clausen be…
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  • PFT Live: Bears talk with John Mullin, Week 16 picks

    PFT Live: Bears talk with John Mullin, Week 16 picks

    profootballtalk.com Dec 18 (3 days ago)
    The Bears are making a big change to their offense this weekend. Jay Cutler is out at quarterback less than a full season after signing a fat new extension with the team and former Panther Jimmy Clausen will start for the team against the Lions on Sunda…
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  • Video - The Bear Facts: Week 16 03:08

    The Bear Facts: Week 16

    Dec 19
    Jeff Dickerson, Michael C. Wright and Tom Waddle discuss QB Jay Cutler's future in Chicago and break down what the Bears are doing to make sure backup Jimmy Clausen is ready for his start against the Lions in Week 16.
  • Video - Clausen To Start; Will Cutler Be Back? 02:04

    Clausen To Start; Will Cutler Be Back?

    Dec 18
    Michael C. Wright and Jeff Dickerson discuss why Marc Trestman ultimately made the move to start quarterback Jimmy Clausen against the Lions on Sunday, and whether Jay Cutler will be in Chicago next season.
  • Video - What's Next For Cutler? 01:06

    What's Next For Cutler?

    Dec 18
    John Clayton talks about the future of the Chicago Bears' offense.
  • Video - Cutler Shocked, Disappointed By Benching 00:38

    Cutler Shocked, Disappointed By Benching

    Dec 18
    Bears QB Jay Cutler discusses coach Marc Trestman's decision to bench him.

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