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  • Eight things to know about No. 8, Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen

    Eight things to know about No. 8, Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen
    • Jimmy Clausen has seen playing time this season in blowout losses to the Patriots and Packers (twice). He has completed 3 of 9 passes for 42 yards. • Clausen had a 1-9 record as a rookie starter for the Panthers in 2010, completing 52.5...
  • Bears bench Jay Cutler, will start Jimmy Clausen on Sunday

    Bears bench Jay Cutler, will start Jimmy Clausen on Sunday
    The weight of unmet expectations and inconsistent performance finally fell on Jay Cutler Wednesday. The Bears, in the death throes of their wrecked season, benched him and planned to start Jimmy Clausen against the Lions on Sunday. It’s a...
  • Bears benching of Jay Cutler confirms it's time to turn out lights on era

    Bears benching of Jay Cutler confirms it's time to turn out lights on era
    In a stunning act of either ignorance or defiance — perhaps both — Bears coach Marc Trestman benched quarterback Jay Cutler in favor of backup Jimmy Clausen. More than just a change on the depth chart, the quarterback switch figures to...
  • Benching Jay Cutler hardly solves Bears dilemma with 'uncoachable' QB

    Benching Jay Cutler hardly solves Bears dilemma with 'uncoachable' QB
    If nothing else, Erik Kramer should stay atop the Bears' record book for single-season passing yards and touchdowns. There will not be any more hollow statistics for Jay Cutler to accumulate in a season gone wrong after the quarterback was benched...
  • Jimmy Clausen gets a second chance; Jay Cutler still gets $54 million

    Jay Cutler has been the Chicago Bears' starting quarterback since 2009. Jimmy Clausen hasn't started a game since his rookie season back in 2010. All that is about to change this weekend, as Clausen is set to replace the beleaguered Cutler under...
  • Jay Cutler takes what little there is of a high road amid Bears' troubles

    Jay Cutler takes what little there is of a high road amid Bears' troubles
    Amid a parade of lead characters in the Bears' 2014 season meltdown, maybe the most believable thing uttered Thursday was coach Marc Trestman's clear declaration the decision to bench Jay Cutler was his alone. The club didn't hatch some plan to put...
  • Bears regroup and profess support for both Jimmy Clausen and Jay Cutler

    Bears regroup and profess support for both Jimmy Clausen and Jay Cutler
    Kyle Long said he found out via Twitter on Wednesday night that Jay Cutler would be benched for Sunday's game against the Lions. "Not ideal," Long said succinctly on Thursday. Bears tight end teammate Martellus Bennett said he learned of the change...
  • Action louder than words in expanding Marc Trestman-Phil Emery split

    Action louder than words in expanding Marc Trestman-Phil Emery split
    Four awkward seconds of silence Thursday at Halas Hall summed up everything you need to know about the sorry state of the Bears. Asked if it would be accurate to say Bears general manager Phil Emery supported his decision to bench quarterback Jay Cutler...
  • Huddle up: Bears counting on teammates to rally around Jimmy Clausen

    Huddle up: Bears counting on teammates to rally around Jimmy Clausen
    America finally gets a reprieve this week after being force-fed three straight nationally-televised Bears games. The compounded effect of those three losses resulted in coach Marc Trestman benching quarterback Jay Cutler for Sunday's game against the...
  • Bears' QB Jimmy Clausen will try to keep it simple against the Lions

    Bears' QB Jimmy Clausen will try to keep it simple against the Lions
    The Bears' game plan for quarterback Jimmy Clausen's first start won't be as comprehensive as what they customarily installed for deposed starter Jay Cutler, coach Marc Trestman said Friday. "Probably not the quantity of plays because we haven't had...
  • Quarterback Jimmy Clausen thankful to Bears for starting shot

    Quarterback Jimmy Clausen thankful to Bears for starting shot
    Jimmy Clausen had no idea a benching was coming. When he arrived at Halas Hall on Wednesday for meetings, Clausen figured he would remain the Bears' No. 2 quarterback for the season's penultimate game Sunday at Soldier Field. When coach Marc...