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Marc Trestman Happy with Jay Cutler’s Performance Despite Picks
December 16th, 2013 at 1:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** It wasn't always pretty, but Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman's gamble to replace Josh McCown with a healthy Jay Cutler resulted in a Bears' victory.  And as usual, Trestman isn't second guessing the decision. “I don’t look at anything as me having something at stake," Trestman said.  "Every decision we make...

Jay Cutler to Return for Chicago Bears Vs. Cleveland Browns
December 12th, 2013 at 2:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jay Cutler will be back under center for the Chicago Bears, Sunday, against the Cleveland Browns.  Head coach Marc Trestman made the announcement Thursday, after Cutler was able to successfully handle first-team reps at Wednesday night's practice. "We plan on him playing, and we plan on him playing well," Trestman said Thursday....

Trestman: Jay Cutler Remains Chicago Bears Starter Despite Strong Play from Josh McCown
December 10th, 2013 at 11:09 AM
***PHOTO1*** Josh McCown was outstanding once again Monday night, leading the Chicago Bears to a dominating victory over the Dallas Cowboys. But despite McCown's success, Bears' head coach Marc Trestman says there is no quarterback controversy. "When Jay Cutler is good to go and can have a full week of practice, he'll be our...

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler Says He’s 100% Recovered and Ready to Face Detroit Lions
November 8th, 2013 at 10:54 AM
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler says he's 100% recovered from his groin injury, and ready to take on the Detroit Lions, Sunday. Cutler took all the first team snaps at practice on Thursday, and head coach Marc Trestman told reporters his QB looked ready to go.  Cutler was expected to miss...

Jay Cutler Cleared for Return, Expects to Start Sunday
November 7th, 2013 at 1:54 PM
Just like Brandon Marshall predicted.  Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler was back at practice Thursday, and expects to start Sunday against the Detroit Lions. "He's cleared to play so he's going to play," said head coach Marc Trestman, according to the Chicago Tribune.  Trestman reportedly also told reporters that Cutler will have...

Brandon Marshall a Team Player According to Chicago Bears’ Marc Trestman
October 9th, 2013 at 2:04 PM
Given his history, its no wonder much is being made of Brandon Marshall's comments after Sunday's Chicago Bears' loss to the New Orleans Saints.  Marshall caught just four passes, for 30 yards in the game and often played second fiddle to fellow wideout Alshon Jeffrey.   Marshall let it be known after...

Chicago Bears’ Jay Cutler Unveils New Attitude in Wake of Loss
October 3rd, 2013 at 4:14 PM
Jay Cutler is happy in Chicago.   That much is clear after just four games. The formerly mercurial Chicago Bears' quarterback was downright jovial speaking to the media Thursday, despite discussing not only a loss, but one in which he threw three interceptions and lost a fumble. Cutler even admitted he felt responsible...

Chicago Bears See “Bad Jay” Return in Loss to Detroit Lions
September 30th, 2013 at 3:27 PM
In comic books, an evil twin usually wears opposite colors and has a goatee.  On the Chicago Bears, he throws interceptions.   "Bad" Jay Cutler made his first appearance of the season for the Bears, in a loss to the Detroit Lions Sunday.  He threw three interceptions and lost a fumble....

No Lovie, No Problem. Chicago Bears Defense Keeps Rolling Under Marc Trestman
September 23rd, 2013 at 10:10 AM
***PHOTO1*** When the Chicago Bears hired offensive minded-head coach Marc Trestman in the offseason, many fans worried it meant the end of the team's suffocating and opportunistic defense.  But after three games it's clear; the reports of the demise of the Bears' defense have been greatly exaggerated. Chicago's defense once again proved...

2013 Chicago Bears Offense Already Proved to Be More Clutch than 2012
September 16th, 2013 at 1:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** Fourth-quarter comebacks are becoming a regular occurrence for the Chicago Bears this season.   The Bears have now won two straight games in the fourth quarter to open the season, but you'll forgive Bears fans who still aren't really used to the feeling.  Last season, the Bears managed just one comeback...

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler Didn’t Realize He Hadn’t Been Sacked Sunday
September 12th, 2013 at 4:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** For Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, maybe the best part of the offensive line’s performance last week against the Cincinnati Bengals is that he hardly noticed them.  But fans did, especially the fact that Cutler didn’t take a single sack in the season opener.  While that was the talk of...

Chicago Bears Come Back from 11 Points Down to Beat Cincinnati Bengals
September 8th, 2013 at 3:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jay Cutler hasn't been known for second-half comebacks in his Chicago Bears career, but that could be changing after he led his team back from an 11-point deficit to beat the Cincinnati Bengals in the season opener. Cutler completed 21 of 33 passes, for 242 yards, two touchdowns and an interception....

Wide Receiver Earl Bennett Agrees to Pay Cut with Chicago Bears
September 6th, 2013 at 11:42 AM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett has agreed to take a $1 million pay cut, according to NFL Network's Ian Rappaport. Bennett was believed to be on the roster bubble after struggling to get healthy after a concussion earl in training camp.  The restructured contract may have been what solidified his...

Brandon Marshall ‘Hip’ to the Chicago Bears Plans; Says It’s ‘Go Time’
September 3rd, 2013 at 9:46 AM
***PHOTO1*** If you’re looking for controversy and histrionics from your football team, you’re better off spending time in the Meadowlands with the New York Jets and Rex Ryan, because you won’t find them with the Chicago Bears.  Pro Bowl wide receiver Brandon Marshall returned to practice after his four-day team-approved “vacation”...

Report: Chicago Bears Would Consider Trading WR Earl Bennett
August 28th, 2013 at 4:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bears have considered trading away wide receiver Earl Bennett, according to a tweet from ESPN's Adam Schefter.  Schefter posted this to his Twitter account this afternoon: ***PHOTO2*** Bennett has been battling concussion symptoms since leaving a practice on August third.  On Wednesday, head coach Marc Trestman said Bennett was making progress...

Brandon Marshall’s Comments a Zero on the ‘Diva Scale’ for Chicago Bears
August 28th, 2013 at 11:49 AM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall had an excused absence from practice Wednesday, according to multiple reports.  Head coach Marc Trestman said Marshall had a pre-planned four-day break, meaning he will not be in attendance for the team's final preseason game.  This comes a day after telling reporters: “I’m still trying to...

Chicago Bears Flash Glimmer of Offensive Potential Against Oakland Raiders
August 24th, 2013 at 11:33 AM
***PHOTO1*** It must have been a heck of a pep talk from "Da Coach," Mike Ditka, in practice this week.  Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler sliced the Oakland Raider defense for 142 yards and a touchdown, running back Matt Forte powered his way to 76 yards, and that was in just a...

Best/Worst Case for the Chicago Bears’ Offense at the Oakland Raiders
August 23rd, 2013 at 10:38 AM
The Chicago Bears are in the Bay Area for their third (and most important) preseason matchup, this time against the Oakland Raiders.  As the Bears go for their final "dress rehearsal," we take a look at the best and worse case scenarios for the offense... with a dramatic twist. Jay Cutler: Spaceballs Best...

Chicago Bears Encouraged by Rookies on the Offensive Line
August 22nd, 2013 at 9:50 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bears are in the middle of a youth movement on the offensive line.  Both rookie right tackle Jordan Mills and rookie right guard Kyle Long have impressed so far this preseason, and could be in line to crack the starting lineup on opening day. The duo isn't just impressing...

Analysis: Why the Jay Cutler to Brandon Marshall Combo Isn’t Enough for the Chicago Bears
August 21st, 2013 at 12:17 PM
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler says, “Don’t panic.”  Despite targeting wide receiver Brandon Marshall on all five of his passes in the team’s second preseason game, Cutler says he’ll spread the ball out once the regular season hits. ***PHOTO1*** But what is his definition of “spread the ball out?”  Cutler’s reliance on...