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  1. Jahvid Best bridged concussion eras

    Kevin Seifert

    For almost nine months, it has appeared a near-certainty that Jahvid Best would never play for the Detroit Lions again. So on the day that the Lions made it official and released him, we're left to wonder: Would a player with Best's medical history e...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  2. NFC North Friday injury report

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's get inside Friday's NFC North injury report: Chicago Bears: As expected, the Bears ruled out linebacker Brian Urlacher (hamstring), cornerback Tim Jennings (shoulder) and receiver Earl Bennett (concussion) from Sunday's game against the Gree...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  3. NFC North Thursday practice report

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's take a quick spin through the Thursday practice report in the NFC North: Chicago Bears: Receiver Earl Bennett (concussion) was ruled out of Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings. Running back Michael Bush (ribs) and cornerback Tim Jenn...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  4. Inside Slant: Concussion protocol revealed

    Kevin Seifert

    In this week's Inside Slant podcast , Mike Sando and I tried to de-mystify the concussion protocols we've heard so much about this season while awaiting the return of some high-profile NFC North players. How exactly does a medical staff diagnose a...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  5. NFC North Friday injury report

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's get inside the NFC North's Friday injury report: Chicago Bears: Quarterback Jay Cutler (concussion) practiced Friday for the second consecutive day but is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings, mostly because...

    Blog | November 23, 2012
  6. CutlerWatch: Closer to clearance

    Kevin Seifert

    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said he feels "as normal as can be" Tuesday in his first comments since suffering a concussion Nov. 11. No final decisions have been made, but based on his tone during his ESPN 1000 radio show -- and some upbeat c...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  7. Saturday update: Drayton Florence ready

    Kevin Seifert

    A few Saturday afternoon updates before starting the trek to Detroit: The Detroit Lions have activated cornerback Drayton Florence from short-term injured reserve and created a roster spot by placing safety Amari Spievey (concussion) on injured r...

    Blog | November 17, 2012
  8. NFC North Friday injury report

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's take a quick look inside the Friday injury report: Chicago Bears: Because they play Monday, the Bears won't provide game designations until Saturday. But we already know that quarterback Jay Cutler (concussion) is out of Monday night's game ...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  9. Good game for Jay Cutler to miss

    Kevin Seifert

    Common sense suggested that Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler wouldn't play Monday night against the San Francisco 49ers, eight days after suffering a concussion on a brutal helmet-to-helmet hit, his second concussion in three years and his third ...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  10. CutlerWatch: No practice Thursday

    Kevin Seifert

    To me, Thursday was the big day in terms of guessing whether or not Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler would start Monday night against the San Francisco 49ers. If he wasn't cleared to practice four days after suffering a concussion, his third in t...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  11. NFC North Wednesday practice report

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's take a quick roundup of a newsy Wednesday in the NFC North: Chicago Bears: The Bears didn't practice so there was no injury report. We've already noted that coach Lovie Smith said quarterback Jay Cutler (concussion) is improving. According t...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  12. Jason Campbell's downfield reticence

    Kevin Seifert

    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is "getting better" as he recovers from a concussion suffered three days ago, coach Lovie Smith said Wednesday. In reality, as we've discussed already, we won't have a meaningful update on Cutler's condition and p...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  13. Inside Slant: Jay Cutler, concussion rules

    Kevin Seifert

    A new way of thinking about concussions has taken over the NFL, and we saw it play out Sunday night at Soldier Field. Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler took a brutal hit from Houston Texans linebacker Tim Dobbins, but he remained in the game for t...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  14. Free Head Exam: Chicago Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Chicago Bears' 13-6 loss to the Houston Texans, here are three issues that merit further examination: Bears coach Lovie Smith acknowledged Monday that "we think" quarterback Jay Cutler suffered his concussion on a hit by Texans lineback...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  15. Sixth (!) concussion in Jay Cutler's career

    Kevin Seifert

    As you probably know by now, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is out of Sunday night's game against the Houston Texans because of a concussion. There are short- and long-term consequences of that development, and let's quickly run through them. ...

    Blog | November 11, 2012
  16. Lions: Cliff Avril evaluated for concussion

    Kevin Seifert

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The Detroit Lions have played most of the third quarter here at the Metrodome without defensive end Cliff Avril, who is being evaluated for a possible head injury in the team's locker room. Avril suffered the injury on the second pl...

    Blog | November 11, 2012