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Brandon Marshall’s decision to wear day-glo orange cleats on “Monday NIght Football” cost him $15,000. A source confirmed Friday that he was fined for his shoe choice. The wide receiver was one of three players fined Monday but the only Bears player.
Linebacker Lance Briggs won’t play Sunday against the Browns, but the Bears are increasingly confident he’ll be able to return from his fractured left shoulder in time for the Dec. 22 game in Philadelphia. “I’d be optimistic, yes,” coach Marc Trestman said. “I’d be much more optimistic next week …” Before being ruled out, Briggs
Courtesy of Bears writer Adam Jahns and the folks at STATS: It’s all about play-action passes The Bears have promised to keep things the same offensively with Jay Cutler replacing Josh McCown at quarterback. And that will include using a good dose of play-action passes, allowing receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery and others to
With the Green Bay Packers’ season on life support, and quarterback Aaron Rodgers still not cleared to play, one fan is hoping a magical and creepy ceremony will help do the trick. And after watching the team suffer through three backup quarterbacks and a tie with the Minnesota Vikings, it’s clearly a desperate time up
Cutler on injury time: ‘Sometimes you take it for granted’ Cutler on offense’s progress McCown: ‘I understand my role on this team’ Jay Cutler practices Bears Beat: Cutler will start vs. Browns
With Bears quarterback Jay Cutler back in the starting role while Josh McCown is coming off an NFC Offensive Player of the Week honor, what better time to stir the pot around the quarterback debate. Mainly, how does Cutler do in his first game back after sitting out at least one game due to injury?
Not only has Cleveland’s Josh Gordon perfected the art of burning defenses in the last month, but his touchdown dance is something he’s spent some time working on as well. “It’s just when I feel as though we’re cooking [something] up as a team, that’s something I do,” Gordon told ESPN. “Cooking something up.” That
HOW IT WORKS: Pro Football Focus, which nearly a third of the NFL subscribes to, has a complex grading process, looking at every player on every offensive, defensive and special-teams play. Plus or minus grades are given and are based around an average of 0, with each position graded slightly differently. If a player does
Brian Urlacher isn’t part of the Bears anymore. But if he was, Urlacher would be upset if Marc Trestman turned to Jay Cutler over Josh McCown right now. The longtime Bears linebacker and future Hall of Famer said as much Tuesday on “FOX Football Daily.” “In my opinion, [McCown] should be the guy, he should
Lance Briggs was evaluated by Bears doctors on Tuesday but was not cleared to play, the linebacker told the Sun-Times. “I have to be able to defend myself on the football field,” he said. “If I can’t do that, then they won’t clear me.” Briggs is in the seventh week of recovery from a fractured