The Bears received a double dose of good news Saturday afternoon.
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.
First, the bad news: Neither Jay Cutler nor Jason Campbell have ever beaten the San Francisco 49ers. They are a combined 0-4 with nearly identical passer ratings in the low 50s for those games.
There's a new leader atop the rankings, though it's anyone's game with seven weeks to play.
The Bears are at the halfway point of the season and prized off-season acquisition Brandon Marshall currently ranks second in the NFL in receiving.