In this Thursday edition of Bears Bites, we take a look at which currently injured Bears player wants to finish his career with the team, which player has quietly had an excellent season for the team, and take a look at the Bears’ Week 15 opponent, the New Orleans Saints.
-We start out with another story however, and that’s the complicated relationship between quarterback Jay Cutler and wide receiver Brandon Marshall. According to Rich Campbell, strain has crept into what has always been touted as a positive relationship, and it’s having a negative impact on the team. [Chicago Tribune]
-Out for the season with a torn triceps muscle, Charles Tillman says that he would like to play again next season, and that he would like to finish his career with the Bears. [ESPN Chicago]
-For all of the Bears that are having bad seasons, cornerback Demontre Hurst is actually having quite a good year. [Chicago Sun-Times]
-Hub Arkush weighs in on the Bears and the Atlanta Falcons, two teams close in record and world’s apart in approach to the game. [Chicago Sun-Times]
-The Saints are a team that shares many of the flaws that the Bears have, and Dan Durkin does a nice job of digging into the film and telling us what we need to know about New Orleans. [CBS Chicago]
-Finally, we get a perspective from down south as Ramon Vargas breaks down the Saints/Bears matchup. [The Advocate]