More than a few Bears fans would have preferred that the 2009 trade that brought Jay Cutler to Chicago never happened. Whether one of those was Cutler himself, hard to say.
With Notre Dame off, Saturday will provide a decent opportunity to get a look at a few teams the Irish will face down the road.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame owns 14 more wins than Purdue over the last two years, but the Irish beat Boilermakers by just a combined 10 points in 2012 and 2013.
Through two games, one of the most noticeable differences about Notre Dame's offense with Everett Golson back is how little placekicker Kyle Brindza has been used.