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Cutler Confirmed Broken Thumb


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Jay Cutler might be out 6 to 8 weeks with a broken thumb. Bears have been playing well, but now their D has to step up another notch.

I feel bad for Lovey Smith. He has morphed the Tampa 2 into a reasonable D, and Martz/Cutler were finally starting to show a nice balanced O attack. Will the Bears free fall from here?

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/football/nfl/11/21/jay.cutler.ap/index.html

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I think Haney will do a decent job filling in for Cutler, but Jay was really beginning to pull it together. He and the rest of the offense have really been clicking as of late, so this injury has really unfortunate timing for the whole team's sake. I agree that it is mostly going to be up to the defense to carry the Bears through the remainder of the season. It is going to be tough for them from this point on.

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