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They said it: Bears edition

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Dan Parr

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By Dan Parr

Here's a sampling of what Bears players are saying in advance of their Monday-night game against the Vikings:

CB Charles Tillman on playing at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis: "If they get everything done in time and it passes the NFL's inspection, yeah. Nothing to complain about. If they said it's up to par like any other stadium, sweet. If not, I don't think it's smart for the Minnesota players or us as well (to play there)."

S Chris Harris on player safety if the game is played at TCF Bank Stadium: "I don't think it's very safe to play on a frozen field. It's kind of like going outside and me trying to run in cleats out in the parking lot. ... You want to talk about player safety? Aaron Rodgers gets a concussion playing inside a dome, so imagine a quarterback going down and hitting his head on that surface and what it would do."

QB Jay Cutler on the Bears' concerns about the site of the game against Minnesota: "In the locker room it is kind of the buzz. That's the concern of the guys. We don't really care where we play, it's just that that field isn't heated. They can heat it up all they want, but we're going to be out there for three hours in zero-degree weather and it's going to be a hard surface. I think that's my main concern with the guys in the locker room."

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