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Mike Glennon doesn’t want to put too much pressure on next game

Bears coach John Fox said that there won’t be a change to the depth chart at quarterback because Mitchell Trubisky had a good game against the Broncos after starter Mike Glennon struggled in his first outing with the team. Would there be a change if things played out the same way against the Cardinals in [more]

Markus Wheaton breaks a finger in Bears practice

The Bears signed wide receiver Markus Wheaton this offseason anticipating him being a significant part of the offense. But he hasn’t spent much time on the practice field, and has a new issue to worry about. Bears coach John Fox told reporters that Wheaton suffered a broken finger during Sunday’s practice. While the left pinkie [more]

John Fox: Bears not changing depth chart after one game

As good as Mitchell Trubisky was, and as bad as Mike Glennon was, there’s no change to the Bears depth chart at quarterback. Yet. Via Jeff Dickerson of ESPN.com, Bears coach John Fox said he wasn’t flipping the No. 2 overall pick and the free agent signing based on last night’s results against the Broncos. “Our [more]

Mitchell Trubisky stars in preseason debut

If Mitchell Trubisky had pulled out a victory on the game’s final play, Chicago might have scheduled a parade down Michigan Avenue Friday. Bears fans will wake up feeling good about their team’s future nonetheless after what they saw Thursday night. The rookie completed 18 of 25 passes for 166 yards and a touchdown for [more]

Mike Glennon throws pick-six, finishes with 0.0 passer rating

It was a terrible, no good, very bad night for Mike Glennon in his preseason debut with the Bears. Glennon’s first pass as a Bear was incomplete. His second, an overthrow to Zach Miller on third down, was intercepted by Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr., who took it 50 yards for a touchdown. The next [more]

Jay Cutler bought jersey No. 6 from Brandon Doughty

Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler wanted to wear No. 6 in Miami, just as he did in Denver and Chicago, so he shelled out a little cash to make it happen. Backup quarterback Brandon Doughty confirmed that Cutler bought No. 6 from him. “We worked something out,” Doughty said, via the Sun-Sentinel. There’s no word on [more]

Kyle Long back in team drills for first time after broken ankle

Even if he’s not going to play in the preseason opener against the Broncos Thursday night, Bears guard Kyle Long took an important step this week. According to the Chicago Tribune, Long participated in 10 snaps during team drills, his first full work with the entire offense since last November’s broken ankle. Getting him back [more]

Jay Cutler: It’ll come back quickly

Jay Cutler woke up in a Fort Lauderdale hotel room, wondering where he was. “I had to get my bearings for a minute and remember I was back in Miami,” Cutler said in quotes distributed by the team. “It’s going to start feeling like home, and everything will settle down.” Cutler, 34, practiced for the [more]

Bears sign OL Brandon Greene to take Eric Kush’s roster spot

The Bears announced they have placed veteran offensive lineman Eric Kush on injured reserve, signing undrafted rookie offensive lineman Brandon Greene to take his roster spot.   Greene played at Alabama from 2012-16, appearing in 54 games as a tight end, offensive lineman and on defense. Last season, Greene moved strictly to playing tight end. [more]

John Fox rooting for Jay Cutler, wishes “it went a different way” in Chicago

While Jay Cutler was signing with the Dolphins on Monday, Mike Glennon, Mark Sanchez and Mitchell Trubisky continued their competition for his old job. Bears coach John Fox said he texted Cutler well wishes. “I think it’s great,” Fox said, via Eric Edholm of Pro Football Weekly. “. . . I am happy for him. [more]

Bears lineman out for the year with torn hamstring

The Bears have lost an offensive lineman for the season, cutting into their depth up front. Bears coach John Fox just told reporters that guard Eric Kush was out for the year, and would need surgery to repair a torn hamstring. The Bears signed him to a two-year extension this offseason, after he filled in [more]

Jay Cutler: I’m a quarterback, I don’t have to be in great shape

Is new Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler in good enough shape to play after spending the last few months in retirement? “The good thing is I play quarterback so I don’t have to be in that great cardiovascular shape,” Cutler said with a smile today. Cutler said Dolphins coach Adam Gase called him last week, asked [more]

How has Jay Cutler fared against the Patriots? Not too well

The Dolphins have set their sights on taking down the Patriots. Coach Adam Gase embraces the challenge, since it provides the ultimate measuring stick for any NFL team. Gase’s team’s new quarterback has faced that ultimate measuring stick three prior times. And the stick routinely has been stuck in places where sticks don’t normally go. [more]

Bears cut their rookie kicker, add a receiver

Connor Barth no longer has competition at Bears camp. The Bears announced today that they’ve released undrafted rookie kicker Andy Phillips. That leaves Barth as the only kicker on the roster. Chicago also signed receiver Alton Howard, who played his college career at Tennessee and showed a lot of promise in 2014 but was kicked [more]

Don’t rule out Mitchell Trubisky winning Bears’ starting job

The Bears said when they signed Mike Glennon that he is their starting quarterback, and they continued to say after drafting Mitchell Trubisky that Glennon is their starting quarterback. But teams say one thing and do another all the time, and no one should be surprised if it’s Trubisky, not Glennon, under center when the [more]

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