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Bears bench QB Jay Cutler for Clausen

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) and Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) talk after an NFL football game Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in Chicago. The Saints won 31-15. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears benched Jay Cutler on Thursday, deciding to start Jimmy Clausen against this Detroit Lions this weekend in favor of their franchise quarterback who signed a massive, seven-year deal less than a year ago.

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Reports: Bears benching Cutler

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) slides after carrying the ball against New Orleans Saints strong safety Kenny Vaccaro (32) during the second half of an NFL football game Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Multiple reports say the Chicago Bears are benching quarterback Jay Cutler and going with Jimmy Clausen.

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Bears’ Trestman aware of speculation about future

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman talks after an NFL football game Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in Chicago. The Saints won 31-15. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman is aware of all the speculation about his future and acknowledges he is not getting the most out of quarterback Jay Cutler.

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Saints beat Bears 31-15, grab South lead

New Orleans Saints tight end Josh Hill (89) celebrates a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Drew Brees saw a different attitude, noticed a better vibe this time.

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Lester hopes to end Cubs’ century-plus drought

Pitcher Jon Lester speaks to the media as his son Hudson, 4, looks on after Lester was introduced as a member of the Chicago Cubs during a press conference in Chicago, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester insisted there’s no reason the Chicago Cubs can’t contend next year and even capture their first World Series title since 1908, around the time the Model T was rolling off the assembly line.

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