Matt Cavanaugh


When the 10-6 Bears failed to make the 2012 playoffs, it was the last but not really the main reason for Lovie Smith being fired as Bears coach.


Visiting on Tuesday morning with NBC cousin Mike Florio on his “ProFootballTalk Live!,” Mike posed an interesting possibility about the longer-term future of Jay Cutler and the Bears.


One thing the Bears probably don’t have to worry about with Josh McCown on Monday night in Green Bay is the No. 2 quarterback being a little overwhelmed by the situation.