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Mark your calendar: George McCaskey's legacy day is Dec. 29

Daily Herald I‘ll say it, and I hope like heck I don't regret it, but I trust George McCaskey to make the right decision(s) on Dec. 29.What he does or doesn't do on that day will secure his legacy.Time...
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Clausen will have fewer plays to work with

Daily Herald Because of Jimmy Clausen's limited work with the first team this season, the Bears will utilize a scaled-back gameplan Sunday against the Detroit Lions, but one which will include a greater...
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Lions visit Bears looking for playoff spot

Daily Herald Lions visit reeling Bears looking for playoff spot
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It's simple: Emery needs to go

Daily Herald Bears' general manager Phil Emery gave Jay Cutler a big contract under the false premise that Marc Trestman still could turn him into an elite quarterback at age 31.
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Clausen looking forward to second chance

Daily Herald After four years of almost no activity, Jimmy Clausen wondered if he'd ever get another chance as a starting quarterback in the NFL. It'll happen Sundaty at Soldier Field, when Clausen leads the...
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Cutler poised with media after demotion

Daily Herald Once again, this time after his benching, quarterback Jay Cutler took the high road rather than exacerbate the messy situation that has engulfed Halas Hall during the team's rocky 5-9 season.
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Bears need to clean house from top to bottom

Daily Herald The Chicago Bears overpaid Jay Cutler and now the organization needs to be held accountable. Mike North believes a full house cleaning is in order.
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Bears bench QB Jay Cutler for Clausen

Daily Herald Trestman says Bears benching QB Jay Cutler, Clausen to start against Lions
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Trestman on Cutler benching: I think we need a spark

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Bears coach Marc Trestman spoke to reporters on Thursday, explaining why he decided to bench Jay Cutler in favor of Jimmy Clausen. Has Cutler seen the end of his tenure as the Bears' franchise QB?
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Trestman on benching Cutler: We need a spark

Daily Herald Citing the need for a spark at the quarterback position, Bears coach Marc Trestman explained his decision to bench Jay Cutler and his $126.7 million contract in favor of Jimmy Clausen, whose last...
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Grayslake man gives tickets to 'biggest Bears fan'

Daily Herald Glenn Timmermann, the self-proclaimed biggest Bears fan, is going to this Sunday's Bears game, with free tickets given to him by an admirer.
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Mike North video: Cutler, Trestman and Emery all have to go

Daily Herald Kobe Bryant might have broken Michael Jordan's scoring record, but Mike North thinks Kobe will never be as great as MJ.
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Reports: Bears benching Cutler

Daily Herald Reports: Bears benching Cutler in favor of Clausen
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Bears bench Cutler vs. Lions

Daily Herald By his own admission, Bears coach Marc Trestman joins a long list of coaches who have failed to get optimum production out of quarterback Jay Cutler, who was benched on Wednesday in favor of Jimmy...
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Trestman doing his best to tune out the noise

Daily Herald Beleaguered Bears coach Marc Trestman said he understands the rampant speculation about his job security, and he expressed disappointment with where his 5-9 team stands with two games remaining.
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Imrem: If only it were a different Jimmy replacing Cutler

Daily Herald If only the Jimmy replacing Jay Cutler for the Bears on Sunday were the fresh rookie Garoppolo instead of the failed veteran Clausen.
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Bears' Trestman aware of speculation about future

Daily Herald Trestman aware of speculation about future with Bears, acknowledges not getting most of Cutler
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Report: Bears bench Cutler for Sunday's game

Daily Herald The Bears apparently have seen enough of quarterback Jay Cutler this season. ESPN NFL reporter Adam Schefter, via a Twitter posting, said the Bears have decided to start Jimmy Clausen at...
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Aaron Rodgers 'baffled' by Kromer's Jay Cutler comments

NFL.com (Silver, Michael) — Aaron Rodgers and Jay Cutler are rivals on the field, but the Packers star tells Michael Silver why he sympathizes with the situation that his Bears counterpart had to deal with last week.
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Bears: McCaskey shoved by Saints fan during game

Daily Herald Bears: Chairman McCaskey shoved by Saints fan during evening game at Soldier Field
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Bears scaling back game plan for Jimmy Clausen

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Jimmy Clausen spent extra time after Friday’s practice working through plays with the receiving corps and running back Matt Forte in preparation for Sunday’s...
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Chris Conte, Robbie Gould out for Lions-Bears

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears announced safety Chris Conte (back) and kicker Robbie Gould (right quadriceps) are out for Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field.The...
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Most Bears informed of Jay Cutler benching through social media

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman detailed Thursday what sounded like a meticulous approach in making the decision to bench quarterback Jay Cutler, but most of the players...
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Lions vs. Bears preview

ESPN (Michael C. Wright and Michael Rothstein) — When: 1 p.m. ET, Sunday Where: Soldier Field, Chicago TV: FoxThe Chicago Bears' brass spewed plenty of tough talk after Lovie Smith’s firing about plans to close the gap on the Green Bay...
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Live blog: Phil Emery, Marc Trestman and Jimmy Clausen

ESPN (ESPN.com staff) — A day after naming Jimmy Clausen as the starting quarterback over Jay Cutler, the Bears will hold a news conference with GM Phil Emery, coach Marc Trestman and Clausen.Follow along with ESPN's...
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Prediction: Lions will beat Bears

ESPN (Jeff Dickerson) — CHICAGO -- Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman dropped a bombshell Wednesday when he decided to start quarterback Jimmy Clausen on Sunday against the Detroit Lions, instead of Jay Cutler. From...
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Benching Jay Cutler allows Marc Trestman to end season on his terms

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter dropped a stunner Wednesday night when he reported the Chicago Bears' plan to bench $126.7 million quarterback Jay Cutler in favor of backup Jimmy Clausen on Sunday...
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Marc Trestman admits failures with Jay Cutler

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- One major component swaying the Chicago Bears' decision to hire Marc Trestman was his ability to coax the best from quarterbacks, but the coach admitted Wednesday he...
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Aaron Rodgers sticks up for Jay Cutler

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — Every now and then, rivals back one another, and that’s precisely what took place Tuesday when Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers ripped Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Aaron...
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Tony Dungy: Bears took Lovie Smith for granted

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — As Chicago stumbles toward its first sub-.500 season since 2009, second-guessing the franchise’s decision to part ways with Lovie Smith after a 10-6 campaign in 2012 has become common, with...
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Eye on future as Bears close out disappointing season

ESPN (ESPN.com staff) — ESPN Bears reporter Michael C. Wright discusses the importance of the final two games.
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Saints dish on defending Jay Cutler, Chicago's effort

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — With Chicago free-falling into a three-game losing streak after Monday night's 31-15 loss to the New Orleans Saints, naturally, questions regarding the Bears' effort continue to surface as the...
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Stock Watch: Marc Trestman on way out?

ESPN (Jeff Dickerson) — RISING:1. Marc Mariani: Experience matters on special teams. Mariani is a credible return man. He ran back five kickoff returns for 142 yards (28.4 average), with a long return of 40 yards, in the...
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QB snapshot: Jay Cutler

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — A quick observation of quarterback Jay Cutler and how he played in the Chicago Bears' 31-15 loss to the New Orleans Saints in Week 15:It’s often uttered that Cutler isn’t responsible...
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What really happened with Jay Cutler's presser

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — Jay Cutler deservedly received harsh criticism for his three-interception outing in Monday night’s 31-15 loss to the New Orleans Saints, but in the wake of that debacle, the quarterback and...
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Jay Cutler not providing return on investment

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — CHICAGO -- A black Vanderbilt cap pulled low over his brow, Jay Cutler plopped down at the podium, took three questions and bailed before the entire media corps had even descended from the locker...
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Five things we learned: Saints 31, Bears 15

ESPN (Jeff Dickerson) — CHICAGO – Here are five things we learned in the Chicago Bears' 31-15 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Monday night: 1. Jay Cutler's body language reaches all-time low: Cutler sulked and...
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Report Card: Bears-Saints

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