Coach Lovie Smith says Cutler is ''feeling a whole lot better'' after sitting out the second half of Sunday's loss to Houston. Whether he'll be ready to play against San Francisco on Monday night is another issue.
The Bears believe Cutler was injured on a helmet-to-helmet hit by Tim Dobbins late in the first half against the Texans, and Smith said Wednesday they were still evaluating him. If Cutler is not ready to play against the 49ers, the Bears believe they have a solid backup after adding Jason Campbell in the offseason.
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