The Bears would be one of the two NFC wild-card teams if the season ended today, and that's exactly what they should be when time runs out in Week 17.
Jay Cutler's broken thumb gives Caleb Hanie an opportunity that backup quarterbacks dream about.
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week 11 win over the Chargers.
The Bears confirmed Monday that Jay Cutler has a broken right thumb, but indicated that no date has been set for a surgical procedure.
Johnny Knox made a scoring catch early on, backup QB Caleb Hanie looked sharp and the Bears closed out the preseason with a 24-14 victory over Cleveland on Thursday night.
After agreeing to terms with 26 undrafted free agents on Monday, the Bears announced Tuesday that they have signed two of their draft picks.
Chicago might opt to carry only Jay Cutler and Caleb Hanie, if he's back, at quarterback next season, but a developmental rookie could get a chance to make the roster.
This is the first in a series of position-by-position looks at the Bears' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. We begin with an analysis of Chicago's QB situation.
If the Bears had advanced to the Super Bowl, they might have been down to one healthy quarterback.
Bears players spent a great deal of their media session on Monday responding to those criticizing QB Jay Cutler's toughness.
Chicago's 21-14 loss to the rival Packers in the NFC championship game was a devastating blow for the franchise and its fans, and it put the losing quarterback, Jay Cutler, squarely in a spotlight that he doesn't relish.
Sometimes it's hard to figure out why the Bears feel a certain way about a particular player.
Bears WLB Lance Briggs will not play vs. the Seahawks on Sunday.
Bears QB Jay Cutler was cleared to practice on Wednesday and should be able to play in Week Six after missing last week's game due to lingering effects from a concussion.
Detroit envisions multiple roles for recent waiver acquisition Spencer Havner, a linebacker/tight end/fullback who caught four TD passes as a Packer last season.
With QB Caleb Hanie out with an injury, the Bears needed a backup and signed QB Matt Gutierrez Wednesday, along with DB Aaron Webster.
In an effort to replace injured backup QB Caleb Hanie this preseason, the Bears have struck out in their attempts to sign four different veteran quarterbacks.