Jay Cutler’s far from the Bears’ only issue, but he plays the biggest role in salvaging the season.
“He’s our starter until the doctors and trainers say” he isn’t, Marc Trestman says.
“I was frustrated and upset with the loss,” Houston says.
Dumb mistakes are haunting the Bears time and again.
“If we can get out of our own way, we can win some games,” Matt Forte says.
Chicago blew a 14-point lead at Carolina.
Frustration is mounting after a 2-3 start.
Someday, the Bears will settle on a replacement for Devin Hester. Today’s not that day.
The Bears are the favorites over the Vikings (wait, what?) in the NFC North.
The crew of the Spiegel and Mannelly Show are partaking in a confidence pool contest.
The Bears have added competition for the backup receiver jobs.
Eddie Olczyk has been connected to the Carolina coaching opening.
Julius Peppers was the biggest free agent target of the off-season. The book on Peppers, in Carolina, was that he took plays off, so far here in Chicago that couldn’t be farther from the truth.
The Bears running backs were a position of strength coming into the season. Outside of the Carolina game they haven’t been a featured part of the offense. That might change come Sunday.
The Chicago Bears released defensive end Charles Grant two weeks after signing him to a one-year deal.
GAME HIGHLIGHTS – ‘MONDAYS WITH LOVIE': Matt Forte rushed for 166 yards and two touchdowns, Julius Peppers had an acrobatic interception against his former team and the Chicago Bears overcame four interceptions by backup quarterback to beat the winless Carolina Panthers.
Bears doctors in concert with an independent physician conclude it is best if the Bears starting quarterback sit out the game in Carolina Sunday.