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MORRISSEY: It’s Jay Cutler’s fault that he’s a distraction afte…

MORRISSEY: It’s Jay Cutler’s fault that he’s a distraction after big win

When a national audience sees Cutler, perhaps the most gifted quarterback in franchise history and certainly one of the most controversial Bears ever, walk away from an offensive coordinator who only wants to have a chat during a game, the question that…
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  • Devin Hester asks, then receives

    Devin Hester asks, then receives

    suntimes.com Oct 2, 2012
    Devin Hester, who had two catches for 27 yards in the Bears’ first three games, wanted more opportunities. But he didn’t walk into offensive coordinator Mike Tice’s office, knock his pencils off the desk and make any demands. “It was kind of a jok
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  • Lance Briggs hits it big with quick pick

    Lance Briggs hits it big with quick pick

    suntimes.com Oct 2, 2012
    Linebacker Lance Briggs knows how to find the end zone. He once rushed for 320 yards and six touchdowns in a high school game and had a 48-yard touchdown run against UCLA as a freshman at Arizona. But at 31 and in his 10th season, Briggs’ wheels on a 74
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  • PFT Live: Did Romo take a step back on Monday?

    PFT Live: Did Romo take a step back on Monday?

    Mike Florio updates the biggest quarterback stories around the NFL starting with Tony Romo’s Monday night debacle when he threw five picks to help the Chicago Bears blow out the Dallas Cowboys. Florio says if Romo is supposed to be an elite QB, he shoul
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  • Free Head Exam: Chicago Bears

    Free Head Exam: Chicago Bears

    ESPN.com bearsgab.com Oct 2, 2012
    After the Chicago Bears' 34-18 victory over Dallas Cowboys, here are three issues that merit further examination: I'll take a bigger-picture look at quarterback Jay Cutler later Tuesday afternoon, but for now let's consider a pretty significant assertio…
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  • Dallas' Jones 'disappointed' after MNF rout

    Dallas' Jones 'disappointed' after MNF rout

    ESPN.com Oct 2, 2012
    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is disappointed, but he's not offering excuses after the team's lopsided 34-18 loss to the Chicago Bears on Monday night.
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  • Ex-Bear Tommie Harris arrested in Chicago

    Ex-Bear Tommie Harris arrested in Chicago

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    Former Bears defensive tackle Tommie Harris has had a rough year, and he has now been arrested in an incident in Chicago that sounds troubling. Harris, whose wife died in February at the age of 29, leaving him with two young children, was arrested in Ch…
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  • Bears Slam Cowboys: The host Cowboys stumbled mightily througho…

    Bears Slam Cowboys: The host Cowboys stumbled mightily throughout the…

    CNNSI.com suntimes.com Oct 2, 2012
    The host Cowboys stumbled mightily throughout their abysmal 34-18 loss to the Bears. But credit Chicago for taking full advantage of a slew of mistakes by Dallas, writes Chris Burke.
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  • Video - Hot Button: Does media focus too much on Cutler's behavior? 01:33

    Hot Button: Does media focus too much on Cutler's behavior?

    Oct 2
    ESPN Chicago's Marc Silverman gives his take on whether the media is too critical of Jay Cutler's sideline behavior.
  • Video - Hot Button: Media Too Hard On Cutler? 02:45

    Hot Button: Media Too Hard On Cutler?

    Oct 2
    Does the media make too big of a deal out of Jay Cutler's gestures, or is the criticism deserved?
  • Video - Chicago Bears vs. Dallas Cowboys highlights 05:44

    Chicago Bears vs. Dallas Cowboys highlights

    Oct 2
    Jay Cutler throws for two touchdowns, while Tony Romo throws five interceptions in a 34-18 Bears victory over the Cowboys.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: No ref's return as special as Corrente's; the future in LA; ma…

    Oct 2
    The voice of Tony Corrente was ebullient, as ebullient as a man who stared down his own mortality within the past few months and lived to tell about it.
  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 4

    Oct 2
    The NFL has given us plenty of sexy, big-name quarterback rivalries over the years.
  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 4

    Oct 2
    The NFL has given us plenty of sexy, big-name quarterback rivalries over the years.
  • Don Banks: Early middle-dwellers still have playoff shot, but who'll make …

    Oct 2
    Taking stock at the quarter pole of the NFL's regular season, 10 teams are sitting pretty with winning records and at least three wins, while 10 others already are in trouble, with losing marks and no fewer than three losses. But what about the 12 teams…