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‘‘Two of the people I don’t care about: fans or media.’’ - Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher, Dec. 16, 2012 That might be the quote of the year, not just for its Yogi Berra clumsiness, but because it perfectly represents the disdain the Bears haShare Tweet
Aaron Rodgers: Punt return trick play “not a very intelligent call”In the fourth quarter of Sunday’s win over the Bears, Green Bay nursing a 21-10 lead with eight minutes left, and had forced the Bears to punt. All the Packers had to do was get the ball back, pick up some first downs and not make any stupid mistakes, aShare Tweet
Jay Cutler agrees with Brandon Marshall’s ‘accountable’ remarkssuntimes.com Dec 17, 2012Jay Cutler has Brandon Marshall’s back. A day after an emotional Marshall declared after the Bears’ 21-13 loss against the Green Bay Packers that “everybody involved in offense should be held accountable, even if that means jobs,” the Bears quarteShare TweetAfter the Chicago Bears' 21-13 loss to the Green Bay Packers, here are three issues that merit further examination: Everyone wants to know what will happen to coach Lovie Smith after the season. The truth is there are too many possibilities remaining to…Share TweetTight end Jermichael Finley had five catches for 61 yards in the Packers’ 21-13 NFC North-clinching win against the Bears on Sunday, a game that followed a report that Green Bay has decided to move on without the tight end in 2013. Bob McGinn of the MilShare TweetCNNSI.com Dec 17, 2012In my job, athletes are not very good interviews after 34-0 losses. They don't want to talk after 34-0 losses. They will find every excuse not to pick up the phone after 34-0 losses. But Sunday was different. Victor Cruz is different. This weekend was d…Share TweetESPN.com Dec 17, 2012We're Black and Blue All Over: CHICAGO -- Well then. Sunday wrapped up the 2012 NFC North title for the Green Bay Packers, but it left two other division teams still in the playoff race as well. I tried to map out the playoff scenarios for the Chicago B…Share Tweet
Week 15 LVPs: Alshon Jeffery, Josh Freeman had forgettable performances on Sundayyahoo.com Dec 17, 2012Alshon Jeffery, wide receiver, Chicago Bears: The second round pick out of South Carolina has had a quiet rookie season, catching 19 passes for 256 yards and three touchdowns while missing six of 14 games this season. In Sunday's 21-13 loss to the Green…Share TweetWith two weeks remaining in the NFL season, the Redskins and Vikings are in surprisingly good shape in the NFC playoff race, while losses suffered by the Bears and Giants on Sunday raised big questions about whether they can still limp into the playoffs…Share Tweet
Jay Cutler Mailbag: Part 2Dec 17Jay Cutler talks to Waddle & Silvy about Lovie Smith's future with the team.
Jay Cutler Mailbag: Part 1Dec 17Jay Cutler talks to Waddle & Silvy about Brandon Marshall's postgame comments.
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte: 'We believe in Coach Lovie'Dec 17Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte joins "Around the League" to discuss the Bears' struggles, the future of head coach Lovie Smith and getting back on track with two games left.
Double Coverage: Are the Chicago Bears about to miss out again?Dec 17For the second straight year, the Chicago Bears are stumbling towards the finish line. Are the "Monsters of the Midway"going to fall short of the postseason again? Steve Wyche and Mark Kriegel debate.