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Jay Cutler has complete support from Bears GM Phil Emery

Jay Cutler has complete support from Bears GM Phil Emery

suntimes.com CNNSI.com Updated Oct 10, 2012
With a 4-1 team and a two-game lead over the Packers just five weeks into his first regular season as the Bears’ general manager, Phil Emery probably should run for mayor while he still has the chance. Success is that fleeting around here. But even if t
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  • Receivers suddenly want to play for Bears

    Receivers suddenly want to play for Bears

    suntimes.com Oct 10, 2012
    Once ‘‘a place where receivers go to die,’’ Muhsin Muhammed once famously said, Chicago suddenly has become a place where receivers are almost begging to play. But purported interest from Plaxico Burress and Terrell Owens in the wake of rookie Als
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  • Rookie haze: Bears’ Shea McClellin gets fake 38K bill

    Rookie haze: Bears’ Shea McClellin gets fake 38K bill

    Bears rookie defensive end Shea McClellin panicked when he was handed a $38,091 bill from Mastro’s Steakhouse on Tuesday night. “I saw it, and I was like, ‘I don’t know how I’m going to pay for this.’ I don’t think my debit card can go that
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  • Plaxico eyeing Bears after injury to WR Jeffery

    Plaxico eyeing Bears after injury to WR Jeffery

    ESPN.com Oct 10, 2012
    If the Chicago Bears are looking for a veteran receiver to replace injured rookie Alshon Jeffery, Plaxico Burress said he would be honored to take their phone call.
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  • Another touchdown helps Charles Tillman pick up a prize

    Another touchdown helps Charles Tillman pick up a prize

    profootballtalk.com Oct 10, 2012
    Cornerback Charles Tillman became the Bears’ all-time leader in defensive touchdowns when he returned a pick for a score in Jacksonville over the weekend. Now he’s the NFC defensive player of the week. Tillman picked up the honor for the second time i
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  • No-huddle on the horizon for Bears’ offense

    No-huddle on the horizon for Bears’ offense

    suntimes.com Oct 10, 2012
    Bears quarterback Jay Cutler already feels pressure being in the position he’s in. But he’s ready for more of it. Insert the no-huddle offense. Offensive coordinator Mike Tice indicated Tuesday he may hand more control to Cutler - or ‘‘real good
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Bears Defense Continues To Impress 02:08

    NFL32OT: Bears Defense Continues To Impress

    Oct 10
    Episode 204: Herm Edwards discusses the success of the Bears defense. The NFL32 crew breaks down the Patriots-Seahawks matchup.
  • Video - Who is built best for January? 01:27

    Who is built best for January?

    Oct 10
    The San Francisco 49ers, Chicago Bears, Atlanta Falcons and New York Giants all have solid squads, but which team is best built for January? Michael Lombardi and Darren Sharper offer their take.
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: NFC North QB Rankings 01:33

    Blogger Blitz: NFC North QB Rankings

    Oct 10
    NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert is not quite ready to name Christian Ponder the top quarterback in the division

Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: No mistaking the player, but Rivers the person is misundersto…

    Oct 10
    The latest issue of Sports Illustrated -- available on iPad Oct. 10 and newsstands Oct. 11 -- features a story on Philip Rivers' quest for playoff success. Below, Jim Trotter looks at another side of Rivers.
  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 5

    Oct 10
    Throw out any notion of a stoic "game-management" offense in San Francisco, pigskin peeps.
  • Jim Trotter: No mistaking the player, but Rivers the person is misundersto…

    Oct 10
    The latest issue of Sports Illustrated -- available on iPad Oct. 10 and newsstands Oct. 11 -- features a story on Philip Rivers' quest for playoff success. Below, Jim Trotter looks at another side of Rivers.
  • NFL - Early surprise teams might lack staying power

    Oct 10
    The Vikings and Cardinals have surprised early, but don't be surprised if they're eventually figured out, writes John Clayton