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Jay Cutler ruled out for Week 14
Thursday, December 5, 2013, 5:04pm
Josh McCown has been playing very well, so there's no need to rush Cutler back. Temperatures will be low on Monday night (11 degrees at kickoff), so that's something to consider when owners set their lineups.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 9:38am
According to Jeff Dickerson of ESPNChicago.com, the Browns signed QB Caleb Hanie to fill out the depth chart. The former Bears and Broncos backup has been out of the league since he was cut by the Ravens this summer.
Monday, December 2, 2013, 5:28pm
Christian Ponder suffers concussion
Sunday, December 1, 2013, 8:50pm
Ponder took a helmet-to-helmet hit on a two-yard completion to Greg Jennings near the end of the first half, and went to the locker room without his helmet to be evaluated.
After Ponder left the game, Matt Cassel led a 10-point comeback in the fourth quarter and eventually directed the Vikings to a 23-20 overtime win. Cassel threw for 243 yards in relief of Ponder. Josh Freeman would be the backup to Cassel if Ponder misses time. But it's a tough matchup at Baltimore in Week 14.
Thursday, November 28, 2013, 10:22am
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte missed practice on Wednesday because of a hyperextended right knee, but coach Marc Trestman sounded confident that Forte will play in Sunday’s NFC North divisional game against the Minnesota Vikings.
“I’m still optimistic that [Forte will play on Sunday],” Trestman said. “I feel pretty good that he’ll start getting some work tomorrow. We’ll see where he is at, but I’m going in optimistic.”