Trestman 'Totally Confident' Cutler Will Play Again This SeasonThe Bears' quarterback will not play against the Vikings, however.
Hoge's Notes: Cutler Says DeAngelo Hall Is 'Another Player'No one can blame Jay Cutler for not wanting to talk about DeAngelo Hall, the Redskins cornerback who picked him off four times in one game back in 2010.
Trestman Expects Tillman, Paea To Return Against RedskinsWith a few extra days to rest and recuperate, Charles Tillman and Stephen Paea both should be ready to return to the lineup for the Bears' next game against the Redskins on Sunday.
Tillman, Paea Will Not Play Against GiantsDespite playing through injuries the last four games, Bears cornerback Charles Tillman will not play against the Giants Thursday night
Hoge's Notes: Paea, Briggs, Tillman, Bennett All Game-Time DecisionsA short week could leave the Bears shorthanded Thursday night against the Giants.
Hoge's Notes: Bears Cramming In Short WeekThe Bears had to fit three days of work into a nine-hour work day Tuesday as they prepare for Thursday night's game against the Giants at Soldier Field.
Bears DT Stephen Paea Will Not Play Against SaintsThe Bears depth at defensive tackle took another hit Sunday morning when Stephen Paea was declared inactive against the Saints.
Hoge: Bears Need Better Pass Rush To Beat SaintsHow do you prevent Jimmy Graham, Darren Sproles and Marques Colston from beating you?
Hoge's Notes: Bennett Not Concerned With Graham's SuccessMartellus Bennett isn't really concerned about the success Jimmy Graham is having in New Orleans.
Marshall, Tillman Held Out Of Practice A number of key players were held out of practice Wednesday, but Bears head coach Marc Trestman expects all of them to be fine for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints at Soldier Field.
Durkin's Rapid Reaction: Lions 40, Bears 32After three efficient performances, quarterback Jay Cutler took a step back in the Bears first loss of the 2013 season.
Bernstein: Ugly Loss Tough To DigestThat sour taste is back. The Bears just refluxed.
Hoge's Week 1 Rewind: Mills, Paea Shine In Opening WinAdam Hoge reviews the film and provides his observations from the Bears' win.
Hoge's Notes: Bushrod Returns, Still Questionable To Play FridayBears left tackle Jermon Bushrod returned to practice Monday on a limited basis, exactly one week after suffering a calf injury in the second padded practice of training camp.
Durkin's Playbook: Paea Impacting More Than What Stat Sheet ShowsThe stat line Bears second-year defensive tackle Stephen Paea put up against the Rams - 1 solo, .5 sacks, 1 tackle for loss, 1 quarterback hit - doesn't accurately convey just how dominant he was. Paea was powerful, tenacious, relentless, showed tremendous hustle, and owned his gap all game.