Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, left. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Nobody Puts Jay Cutler In An Empty Media Room

The media may be Cutler’s best friend, sad as it sounds.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: Atlanta Falcons At New Orleans Saints

While both teams have been miserable this season, this game will have a huge influence on the outcome of the NFC South Division.

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Tale Of The Tape: San Diego Chargers At San Francisco 49ers

The Chargers are depending on Philip Rivers to be at his best so they can compete on the road against a team that is clearly disappointed in the way it has played this season, but one that should have enough pride to play a competitive game here.

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4. Philadelphia Eagles (9-3)

Tale Of The Tape: Philadelphia Eagles At Washington Redskins

After their loss to the Dallas Cowboys in Week 15, the Eagles can’t afford to feel sorry for themselves against the Redskins with the season in deep stretch and homefield advantage in the playoffs a major concern.

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Charlie Whitehurst #12 of the Tennessee Titans (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Tale Of The Tape: Tennessee Titans At Jacksonville Jaguars

Zach Mettenberger’s shoulder injury is a big step back for the Titans, because he appeared to have the arm strength to deliver the ball with consistency, even if he lacked escapability from the pocket.

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Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Harris: Sorry, I’m Not Sorry — Never Regret A Fantasy Roller Coaster

Oh, the high and lows of a down-to-the-wire fantasy football playoff matchup.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Gabriel: Why The Marc Trestman Hiring Hasn’t Worked

Trestman’s inability to adapt is a fatal coaching flaw.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2014

Cowboys running back Joseph Randle, left. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Thomason: Top Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Pickups For Week 16

Joseph Randle and Carlos Hyde should be on your short list.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2014

Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery can't haul in a pass in front of Saints defensive back Keenan Lewis in the fourth quarter Monday night at Soldier Field. New Orleans won 31-15, dropping Chicago to 5-9.  (David Banks/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Following Controversy, Offense Is Inept

Jay Cutler was sacked seven times by the NFL’s 31st-ranked defense.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Emma: Dysfunctional Bears Have No Control

Several players on the Bears offense aren’t playing with passion, Martellus Bennett says.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2014

Saints tight end Jimmy Graham soars over Bears defensive backs Brock Vereen, left, and Kyle Fuller in New Orleans' 31-15 win on Monday night at Soldier Field. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bears Are A Product In Free-Fall

Even love-it-all Jon Gruden was dismayed Monday night by Chicago.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

Saints defensive lineman Kasim Edebali pressures Bears quarterback Jay Cutler in New Orleans' 31-15 win at Soldier Field on Monday night. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Saints Stomp Bears At Soldier Field

The Bears fell to 5-9 with an anemic performance in a 31-15 loss.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

Bears general manager Phil Emery. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emery On Kromer Controversy: ‘Angry, Disappointed, Upset’

It was Marc Trestman’s decision to keep Aaron Kromer on staff, Phil Emery said.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

Robbie Gould. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Bears-Saints Inactives: Gould, Conte Are Out

Jay Feely will handle Chicago’s kicking duties Monday night.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

DeMarco Murray Suffers Broken Hand That Will Require Surgery

It’s looking unlikely that Murray will be able to play this Sunday against the Colts.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

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Spiegs & Mannelly Overs/Unders — Week 15

Here’s what the guys are tracking for fun in the Bears-Saints game.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

Adrian Peterson. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Union Takes NFL To Court Over Adrian Peterson

The NFL Players Association is asking the court to dismiss an arbitration ruling that upheld the NFL’s suspension of Peterson.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

Aaron Kromer. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Report: Bears Could Fire Aaron Kromer ‘For Cause’

Kromer made critical remarks about Jay Cutler to a national reporter.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Trestman: Aaron Kromer Drama Has Brought Us Together

The Bears (5-8) host the Saints (5-8) on Monday night at Soldier Field.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

Bears receiver Marquess Wilson can't corral a pass against the Cowboys in a loss on Dec. 4 at Soldier Field. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Savor The Viewing Pain Of Bears-Saints

Somehow, someway, we’ll fixate our eyes on a meaningless football game.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

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