Name to watch for #Titans future QB: Jay Cutler. Sources: He’s on the radar & believed to be interested in being back in Tenn. if out in CHI
NFL.com "Jay Cutler was already ruled out of Monday night's game versus the Dallas Cowboys and his status for Week 15 remains uncertain. Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman said Saturday that Cutler was held out of practice to rest. The quarterback didn't have any setbacks. "I can say that he did very..." December 07
ESPN Chicago "Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall returned to practice Friday and participated fully after the club held him out of Thursday’s workout because of his strained quadriceps. In addition, safety Major Wright participated fully Friday after being limited the day before, which means it’s..." December 06
Trestman: Cutler's ankle responded well enough to yesterday's return to practice. He was not sore to the extent of being inhibited today.
PSD Staff If you survived the ups and downs with underperformers and gut wrenching injuries to wind up in your leagues playoffs, than congratulations. But you know you're not done yet as just making the post-season is not enough. League championships and a year of bragging rights are on the line. Let's see... December 05
Chicago Sun-Times "Bears quarterback Jay Cutler had his helmet back on and took part in practice at the Walter Payton Center on Thursday. But coach Marc Trestman ruled him out for Monday night against the Dallas Cowboys. Backup Josh McCown will make his fifth start. Cutler, who is recovering from a high-ankle..." December 05
Chicago Sun-Times "If Jay Cutler stays with the Bears, it likely won’t be a one-year proposition. General manager Phil Emery said in an online chat Tuesday that paying Cutler under the franchise tag for one season — rather than using it as a means to negotiate a longer deal — would harm the team’s ability to sign..." December 04
CBS Washington "There is not enough evidence to establish a link between football and the increase risk of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), says a new study. Previous information had shown that National Football League players may be at a higher risk of death associated with Alzheimer’s and other..." December 04
Jay Cutler (ankle) is still week-to-week, team will see where he is Thursday. Lane Briggs (shoulder) is also progressing, per Trestman.
St. Paul Pioneer Press "The Vikings embraced the spoiler's role in the NFC North, delivering a potential knockout blow to Chicago's playoff hopes with a dramatic comeback victory at the Metrodome. Blair Walsh's 34-yard field goal with 1:43 remaining in overtime ended a wild back-and-forth slugfest that featured 976..." December 02
CSN Chicago "We have five weeks (perhaps less) to determine whether this year's defensive sins cost the Bears a spot at the playoffs in Marc Trestman's rookie year as head coach. General manager Phil Emery, to this point, has not been afraid to make hard decisions (see Smith, Lovie...and Urlacher, Brian..." November 30
LM: #Bears safety Major Wright injured his hamstring in practice today and is questionable for Sunday's game in Minnesota.
Chicago Tribune "Bears running back Matt Forte was held out of Wednesday’s practice at Lake Forest, still regrouping after hyperextending his right knee late in Sunday’s loss to the Rams. Head coach Marc Trestman believes Forte will be healthy enough to play this weekend against the Vikings. But if Forte..." November 28
ESPN.com "Chicago Bears defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff expects to play his first football game in more than a year Sunday, when he his team faces the Minnesota Vikings at the Metrodome. Ratliff's debut coincides with the likely return of defensive tackle Stephen Paea, who missed last week's game at..." November 28
Bears RB Matt Forte (right knee) participated in the portion of Thursday's practice that was open to media: pic.twitter.com/mQHiZq3MlC
Buccaneers have signed former Bears TE Kyle Adams. Team recently lost TE Tom Crabtree to a torn biceps.
#Bears QB Jay Cutler and LB Lance Briggs out for Sunday.
Bears HC Marc Trestman: RB Matt Forte (knee) did not practice. "I'm still optimistic...he'll start working tomorrow."
Kyle Long confirms he was fined $7,875 by NFL for his altercation Sunday vs. #Rams.
Chicago Sun-Times "Jay Cutler is planning a prime-time return from his high left ankle sprain. He wants to come back Dec. 9 for a home “Monday Night Football” matchup against the Cowboys. “If I’m not playing next week, I’ll be pretty disappointed,” he said Monday night on his weekly radio show. Cutler had..." November 26
ESPN.com "Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler isn't opposed to the organization designating him as its franchise player if the sides, at the end of the season, can't come to agreement on a long-term deal. Cutler made that clear Monday during the “Jay Cutler Show” on ESPN 1000. “I'm not gonna take..." November 26
Cutler on Cowboys game on MNF on Dec. 9: "I'd be pretty disappointed if I wasn't able to play for that game." #Bears
Matt Forte slightly hyperextended knee. Will see where he is at Wednesday.
Jay Cutler not expected to play Sunday vs. #Vikings, according to Marc Trestman.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Another long touchdown by Tavon Austin. Pinpoint passing by Josh McCown and Kellen Clemens. And a heated brawl that involved Bears right guard Kyle Long, with brother Chris Long, the Rams’ defensive end, trying to pull Kyle out of the fracas. And that was just the first half. It was a wild and..." November 25
Chicago Tribune "Devin Hester on Friday downplayed his recent work with Bears defensive backs during position drills. However, he believes he could have a positive impact on a game if the situation required him to play defense. “I think so, but we’re deep at DBs right now,” Hester said. “We have second and..." November 23
Chicago Tribune "Chicago Bears cornerback Zack Bowman was fined $15,750 by the NFL for his penalized horse collar tackle of Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith in the fourth quarter of the Bears' 23-20 overtime win last Sunday. In contrast, Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb was not fined for his..." November 22
CSN Chicago "Former Bears GM Jerry Angelo held to a theory that there were in fact three true “franchise” positions on a football team: quarterback, running back and pass-rushing defensive lineman, usually an end. The “franchise” identifier did not refer expressly to the monetary value of the position. It..." November 22
PSD Staff He's only 5 foot 8 inches tall but weighs 212 pounds, making him fast and hard to stop as he can get really low to the ground. Bobby Rainey has stepped into fill the rather big shoes of Doug Martin who's out for the season. He's a starting running back that you need on your team heading into the... November 21
Chicago Tribune "Bears quarterback Jay Cutler wore a "very small brace" underneath his orange tennis shoe on his sprained left ankle Wednesday after having the hard cast removed, coach Marc Trestman said. Cutler on his radio show Monday said he had been fitted that day for a smaller hard cast. "He’s got the..." November 21
Chicago Sun-Times "Is it the quarterback or the offense? Bears coach Marc Trestman has neither the time nor the ego to take a bow. ‘‘I would never put it on the system,’’ he said. ‘‘I would put it more on the work ethic of the player, his focus on doing his job well. [Josh McCown is] detail-oriented, just like..." November 20
CBSSports.com "CBS Sports' Dan Dierdorf, the longest-tenured NFL analyst in television, will retire after the 2013 season. Dierdorf, a Hall-of-Fame player and broadcaster, has been around the NFL for the last 43 years. After a 13-year career as an offensive lineman with the St. Louis Cardinals, Dierdorf..." November 20
Cutler says he hopes to play against the Vikings on Dec. 1 but there are worrisome ligament issues. He is unsure of his status for that game
#Bears coach Marc Trestman calls DT Stephen Paea "week to week" with toe injury and that typically means player will miss at least 1 week.
Trestman: "Jay is the QB of our football team and Josh is our backup quarterback. The three of us all know that. That hasn’t changed."
Chicago Tribune "The Bears are having no difficulty ignoring any outside chatter about whether Josh McCown should replace Jay Cutler as the first-string quarterback. "We know who our starting quarterback is," center Roberto Garza said Monday on the heels of McCown's second straight victory as a replacement for..." November 18
Chicago Tribune "Chicago Bears quarterback Josh McCown will start Sunday's road game against the St. Louis Rams because first-stringer Jay Cutler remains out with a sprained left ankle, coach Marc Trestman said Monday. McCown is 2-0 as a starter this season, defeating the Packers on Nov. 4 and the Ravens on..." November 18
Chicago Tribune "In a game delayed nearly two hours by severe weather, Robbie Gould's 38-yard field goal gave the Chicago Bears a 23-20 overtime victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday at rain-soaked Soldier Field. The Bears improved to 6-4 and moved into a first-place tie with Detroit in the NFC..." November 18
ESPN.com "Officials delayed Sunday's game between the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens with 4:51 remaining in the first quarter due to severe weather at Soldier Field. The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch, severe thunderstorm and flash-flood warnings for the downtown Chicago area,..." November 17
CBSSports.com "After five uneven seasons in the NFL that ended abruptly this August when he was released by the Bears, safety Tom Zbikowski is retiring to become a Chicago firefighter. But Zbikowski, who starred at Notre Dame, admitted to the Chicago Tribune's David Haugh that his heart wasn't in the game when..." November 17
Chicago Tribune "The collision of a pair of weather systems right over northeast Illinois has led the National Weather Service to issue an "extraordinarily rare" tornado watch for the area today. The agency also upgraded the tornado watch to a tornado warning for east central Boone County and northwest McHenry..." November 17
CBSSports.com "The NFL has gone to great lengths to protect quarterbacks, but with a rash of injuries this season to the game's most visible players, more rules could be on the way to keep passers safe. "Should he always get protection from low hits or head hits, regardless of the posture he's presenting?" NFL..." November 15
ESPN.com "The Chicago Bears list tight end Martellus Bennett (ankle) as questionable to face the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, while defensive end Shea McClellin (hamstring) is doubtful after sitting out the entire week of practice. Bennett rested his sore ankle on Thursday, but returned to the field in..." November 15
PSD Staff It's getting into crunch time for fantasy owners looking to make a late playoff push or solidify first round byes. By now, we know who the top performers are and there is little left on the waiver wire except injury replacements. It's time to look at the matchups to ensure you're making the right... November 14
ESPN.com "The Chicago Bears fitted quarterback Jay Cutler with a hard cast on his injured left ankle, which he was spotted wearing on Wednesday, but coach Marc Trestman insists the cast was simply applied to provide stabilization. “The doctors and the trainers talked about just making sure that it’s..." November 14
ESPN.com "Brandon Marshall admitted Detroit "got the best of us" by completing a two-game sweep of the Bears on Sunday, but the receiver also called the Lions "borderline illegal," in addition to calling the franchise Chicago's "little brother." "It's the little brother that kind of grew up a little..." November 12
ESPN.com "Rob Sims had a simple response for Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall. The Detroit Lions left guard said if Marshall wanted to take a shot at the city of Detroit and the Lions, he'd be waiting. "If you want to go after somebody, we standing right here," Sims said. "We ain't running..." November 12
Fansided "Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler was clearly less than 100 percent during the team’s Week 10 meeting with the division rival Detroit Lions and he eventually had to make his way to the sidelines with a leg injury that allowed back up Josh McCown to take the field for the team’s potential..." November 11
Trestman: Cutler is OUT for Sunday's game against Baltimore.
Bears: QB Jay Cutler is week-to-week with a high left ankle sprain.