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Jay Cutler Isn't the Answer for the Tennessee Titans

By Braden Gall, 1 year 7 months ago
Dear Tennessee Titans fans, You don’t want Jay Cutler as your starting quarterback. When a general manager or head coach evaluates an NFL quarterback, be it through free agency, trades or the NFL Draft, a dozen different qualifications must be addressed. With the exception of a strong arm, Cutler doesn’t have a single one. Physically, Cutler has the arm strength (...

Bears make change at QB

By The Sports Network, 1 year 7 months ago
Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Chicago Bears head coach Mark Trestman has decided to start Jimmy Clausen over Jay Cutler at quarterback for this Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions. Cutler started the first 14 games of his sixth season with the Bears, completing 66.1 percent of his passes for 3,640 yards, 28 touchdowns and an NFL-high 18 interceptions. He has fumbled 12 times...

Extra Points: Conte is smarter than you think

By The Sports Network, 1 year 7 months ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - It shouldn't be news that 25-year-old men think a lot differently than 50-year-olds but Chris Conte's recent comments sure surprised a lot of people. The oft-injured Chicago Bears safety recently told WBBM radio in the Windy City that playing football means so much to him that he would be willing to do it even if it does take years off the end of his life. "My life...

Report: Bears to start Clausen over Cutler

By The Sports Network, 1 year 7 months ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - With two games left in a dreadful season, the Chicago Bears are reportedly benching their starting quarterback. The Bears plan to start Jimmy Clausen over Jay Cutler in Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions, ESPN.com reported Wednesday. Cutler has started all 14 games in his sixth season for the Bears, completing 66.1 percent of his passes for 3,640 yards, 28...

NFL Matchup - Detroit at Chicago

By The Sports Network, 1 year 7 months ago
NFL Matchup - Detroit at Chicago Detroit Lions:== Sep 8 - W vs. NY Giants, 35-14== Sep 14 - L at Carolina, 7-24== Sep 21 - W vs. Green Bay, 19-7== Sep 28 - W at NY Jets, 24-17== Oct 5 - L vs. Buffalo, 14-17== Oct 12 - W at Minnesota, 17-3== Oct 19 - W vs. New Orleans, 24-23== Oct 26 - W at Atlanta...

Recap: Chicago vs. New Orleans

By The Sports Network, 1 year 7 months ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Drew Brees threw three touchdown passes in his 200th career game and the New Orleans Saints vaulted into first place in the NFC South with a 31-15 victory over the Chicago Bears on Monday. The Saints (6-8) climbed a half-game over the Carolina Panthers for the top spot in the woeful division and control their own destiny with two games remaining against...

New Orleans Saints vs. Chicago Bears Preview and Prediction

By Mark Ross, 1 year 7 months ago
Teams with identical records, but completely opposite agendas will finish off Week 15 when the New Orleans Saints take on the Chicago Bears on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” With a win the Saints, despite entering tonight 5-8, would take over first place in the NFC South. The Bears also are 5-8, but have already been eliminated from playoff contention. Teams...

Bears place LB Sharpton on IR

By The Sports Network, 1 year 7 months ago
Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bears placed linebacker Darryl Sharpton on injured reserve Saturday. Sharpton, who signed a one-year contract with the Bears earlier in the season, is dealing with a hamstring injury. He posted 15 tackles and one pass defensed in five games this season, his fifth in the NFL. To take Sharpton's spot on the roster, the Bears promoted...

Bears place Williams on IR, sign FB Owens

By The Sports Network, 1 year 7 months ago
Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bears placed linebacker D.J. Williams on injured reserve due to a neck injury Thursday. The club also signed former Pro Bowl fullback Montell Owens. This season Williams saw action in 12 contests, starting 10, and recorded 73 tackles. He is in second season with Bears, having started 14-of-18 games while notching 112 tackles, two sacks and...

NFL Also-Rans Are Looking Ahead

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 7 months ago
For many, the 2014 season is over — or almost over, at least. Whatever playoff hopes some teams harbored have long disappeared in the mist of yet another disappointing season. Some teams underachieved. Some are just bad. For some, it’s just the way it always is. For some of those teams, though, the seeds have been planted for a somewhat brighter future, and the thought that...