When coach Lovie Smith says late in a game week that a player is getting better, it is typically not a good sign.
Exactly how it plays out for him as far as facing the Minnesota Vikings may not be clear for another day or two, but Jay Cutler spent some time as the Bears No. 1 quarterback on Thursday.
Offensive coordinator Mike Tice didnt mean it the way it came out but he was perhaps speaking for much of BearNation on Wednesday in the matter of whether quarterback Jay Cutler would be back from
The assault on the Bears' offensive line didnt end when the group left San Francisco last Monday night.
The last time the Bears saw the Minnesota Vikings, defensive end Jared Allen was embarrassing left tackle JMarcus Webb in Game 16 and the Vikings' pass rush was assaulting quarterback Josh McC