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- Brian Urlacher wanted to say thank you for the support, so he used Twitter and Facebook to do it. (Chicago Tribune)
- Despite his big arm, Jay Cutler's best weapon is the screen pass. (ESPN Chicago)
- Lance Louis will be going home to New Orleans this weekend. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- Inexperienced tackles holding their own. (CSN Chicago)
- Marion Barber and Chris Harris did not practice on Thursday. (ESPN Chicago)
- 17 Bears are playing in the last year of their contract, giving them extra motivation to play well. (Chicago Tribune)
- The Bears are no longer the worst team in the league at protecting the QB. Huzzah! (Chicago Sun-Times)