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Jay comes before ‘D’: Bears have to re-sign Cutler

Jay comes before ‘D’: Bears have to re-sign Cutler

suntimes.com ESPN.com Updated Dec 30, 2013
MORRISSEY: Brandon Marshall stated definitively Sunday that Jay Cutler would be back with the Bears next year, which would be big news if Marshall knew anything.
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  • 10 observations on offseason priorities for the Bears

    10 observations on offseason priorities for the Bears

    suntimes.com Dec 30, 2013
    It’ll be a busy and interesting offseason right from the start. Here are 10 of the biggest issues confronting Marc Trestman and general manager Phil Emery heading into 2014.
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  • Bears’ prolific offense ready to rebound, but ‘D’ is in disarra…

    Bears’ prolific offense ready to rebound, but ‘D’ is in disarray

    suntimes.com Dec 30, 2013
    After literally picking himself up off the cold, hard Soldier Field turf Sunday, Brandon Marshall can’t wait to get started on 2014. ‘‘I’m getting old, so I was going to take off a few months,’’ said Marshall, who will turn 30 in March. ‘‘But that feeli…
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  • Black Monday firings largely brought about by disasters at QB

    Black Monday firings largely brought about by disasters at QB

    CNNSI.com Dec 30, 2013
    Six NFL coaching jobs are now open after 'Black Monday', and there's a common denominator among them.
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  • Report: Lovie Smith has Jeff Tedford lined up as OC

    Report: Lovie Smith has Jeff Tedford lined up as OC

    profootballtalk.com Dec 30, 2013
    One of the knocks on former Bears head coach Lovie Smith is that his defensive background doesn’t mesh with the current passing-first landscape of the league. But Smith has apparently lined up someone who should ease those fears. According to Jason Cole…
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  • Tillman looks ahead; future with Bears uncertain

    Tillman looks ahead; future with Bears uncertain

    suntimes.com Dec 30, 2013
    Charles Tillman can’t imagine what it would be like not to wear the Bears’ blue and orange, to not call Soldier Field his home, to not be part of the Chicago sports landscape. But Tillman, the best cornerback in team history, knows it could be his new r…
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  • Listening to players pays off for Mike McCarthy

    Listening to players pays off for Mike McCarthy

    profootballtalk.com Dec 30, 2013
    The Packers beat the Bears 33-28 on Sunday thanks to a 48-yard touchdown pass from Aaron Rodgers to Randall Cobb on fourth-and-8 with less than a minute remaining in the game. They almost missed a chance to put themselves in position for that score. Fac…
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  • Good seats in Green Bay still available

    Good seats in Green Bay still available

    ESPN.com Dec 30, 2013
    CHICAGO -- How unexpected was the Green Bay Packers' NFC North title? Nearly half of their season-ticket holders didn’t bother to send in their playoff money. Shortly after the Packers' 33-28 victory against the Chicago Bears on Sunday at Soldier Field,…
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  • Grading the Bears: Week 17 vs. Packers

    Grading the Bears: Week 17 vs. Packers

    suntimes.com Dec 30, 2013
    See how the Bears were graded after their 33-28 loss to the rival Packers for the NFC North crown. …
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  • Video - GameDay: Packers vs. Bears highlights 05:29

    GameDay: Packers vs. Bears highlights

    Dec 30
    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers returns in style and defeats the Chicago Bears by passing for 318 yards and two touchdowns to clinch the NFC North title with a 33-28 win.
  • Video - GameDay: Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears highlights 05:29

    GameDay: Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears highlights

    Dec 30
    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers returns in style and defeats the Chicago Bears by passing for 318 yards and two touchdowns to clinch the NFC North title with a 33-28 win.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Black Monday firings largely brought about by disasters at QB

    Dec 30
    ? To be sure, lousy quarterbacking gets coaches sent packing every year in the NFL. No news flash there. It's a cause-and-effect relationship that will never change. But has that brutal reality ever been on more vivid display than during this year's fir…
  • It's OK, Green Bay—He's Back

    Dec 30
    Not much happened on the last day of the regular season Sunday. Just: • The greatest regular-season game of Aaron Rodgers’ career. I asked him where the 33-28 NFC North title game win ranked, the one with the 48-yard touchdown pass to Randall Cobb on 4t…