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Bears Fans Give Caleb Hanie Mixed Reviews

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Injured starting quarterback Jay Cutler walks the sideline to speak to his replacement Caleb Hanie. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Injured starting quarterback Jay Cutler walks the sideline to speak to his replacement Caleb Hanie. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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CHICAGO (CBS) — It was an emotional roller coaster for Bears fans watching the game at Sweetwater Tavern and Grille on Michigan Avenue as the Oakland Raiders snapped Chicago’s five-game winning streak.

Tracy Ring of Chicago says it was a nail-biter through the second half.

“It’s disappointing. I thought we had it there for a while. Hanie is no Cutler, I hope he can hold it together.”

But Brent Cryder gave props to the second stringer.

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“I think for a quarterback to step in at the last minute, I think he did a pretty good job,” he said.

Kim Martin is a school teacher from McHenry. She brought her fiancee and daughter downtown to watch the game.

“It’s okay. We’re okay. We’re 7 and 4.” Martin said, “Consider the beginning of the game versus the end of the game. Major improvement. We’re still in it.”

Cryder applauded Hanie for that 81-yard pass on third-and-16 to Johnny Knox.

“That throw to Knox, amazing, such an on-the-spot throw. He’s got the talent. I think we are definitely in the shoot for the playoffs.”

The Bears host the Kansas City Chiefs at Soldier Field on Sunday.

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