Tag: Jay Cutler

Final Thoughts: Injuries and rough night plague the Bears

Final Thoughts: Injuries and rough night plague the Bears
Monday night could have been Jay Cutler’s last game for the Bears. Lamarr Houston very well may be on his way out of town after this season. Eddie Goldman and Danny Trevathan are likely to be out for an extended period of time. Those are just some of the thoughts and concerns the Bears are... Read more »

Final Thoughts: Bears fall flat in the second half in Week 1 loss

Final Thoughts: Bears fall flat in the second half in Week 1 loss
The first half there was hope and promise for the Bears, but all of that faded over the final 30 minutes in a 23-14 loss to Houston on Sunday. Jay Cutler stood tall in the pocket while completing 10-of-13 pass attempts for 156 yards and a touchdown over the first two quarters. He had big... Read more »

Week 1 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Houston Texans

Week 1 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Houston Texans
The Bears are looking to pick up a win against the only NFL franchise they’ve yet to beat. Opening the season on the road for the first time since 2009, the Bears will be in Houston on Sunday searching for their first victory against the Texans in the fourth all-time matchup. Houston owns a 3-0... Read more »
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Bears Week 1 Injury Report: Kevin White among the eight limited on Thursday

Bears Week 1 Injury Report: Kevin White among the eight limited on Thursday
The lone difference between Wednesday and Thursday’s Bears injury report was wide receiver Kevin White. White had limited participation on Thursday due to a hamstring issue. It’s not a glaring concern since he was able to still practice, but at the same token, it is an injury that could linger; just ask his partner in... Read more »

Bears Practice Report: Langford and Trevathan return, Long remains out

Bears Practice Report: Langford and Trevathan return, Long remains out
The Bears moved practice inside the Walter Payton Center on Wednesday to stay away from the rain. An ongoing injury list that reached 20 players on Saturday is starting to dwindle. Running back Jeremy Langford (foot) and linebacker Danny Trevathan (hamstring) took part in Wednesday’s practice on a limited basis. They likely won’t play much,... Read more »

Bears' first team makes strides in preseason loss to Patriots

Bears' first team makes strides in preseason loss to Patriots
The Bears looked much better on Thursday night after scoring no points in a 22-0 home loss to Denver last week. In New England, a place the Bears have been for the past four days, three of which spent in joint practices, John Fox’s group put together a better showing. Yes, the Patriots didn’t have... Read more »
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News and Notes from Practice No. 9

News and Notes from Practice No. 9
The Bears returned to Bourbonnais after a day off and a Saturday afternoon practice at Soldier Field. Practice No. 9 took place at Olivet Nazarene University and the biggest news on the forefront was the season-ending injury to center Hroniss Grasu. Grasu, the second-year center suffered a torn right ACL that was confirmed by head... Read more »

News and Notes from Bears Family Fest 2016

News and Notes from Bears Family Fest 2016
An injury, a brawl and a standout showing from the Bears’ top active wide receiver highlighted Family Fest 2016. Starting with the most prevalent news regarding second-year center Hroniss Grasu. The Oregon product went down and had to be helped the sideline before being carted off to the locker room. Head coach John Fox called... Read more »

Jay Cutler: The Power of Parameters

Jay Cutler: The Power of Parameters
Written by Joe Tidei/Special to Bears Backer In mathematics, parameters are used to define a system or set the condition of its operation. Meaning, they allow freedom to operate within their boundaries. Last year, John Fox and Adam Gase gave Jay Cutler parameters and it is not a coincidence he had his best year as... Read more »
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News and Notes from practice No. 6

News and Notes from practice No. 6
After a much needed day off, the Bears returned to the practice field on Wednesday in the hot sun in Bourbonnais. Two starters in wide receiver Alshon Jeffery and linebacker Danny Trevathan didn’t finish practice. Jeffery suffered muscle tightness while Trevathan came off the field with a knee issue, head coach John Fox said. Right... Read more »