Stopping the 'new' AP = Bears familiar mission statement
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.
Well once again, Tony and Scott weren't able to gain any ground on Mark, who remained our leader after Week 11. Mark sat Bowe, which gave him a five-spot.
It wasn't too long ago that a torn ACL was a potentially career-threatening injury for a basketball or football player.