Source: Bears QB Jay Cutler ‘gutting it out’ for Week 4 vs. Raiders
Backup quarterback Jimmy Clausen stood in for injured starter Jay Cutler last week, and the Chicago Bears were shutout by the Seattle Seahawks, 26-0.
This week, the Bears are getting a lift. Cutler, who’s hamstring still isn’t fully healthy, is "gutting it out" for the team’s Week 4 matchup versus the Oakland Raiders, according to FOX Sports NFL insider Jay Glazer.
The Bears planning on starting Jay Cutler despite a hamstring that's still not 100pct. Much earlier return than they thought. Gutting it outArticle continues below ...
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) October 4, 2015
Cutler was not listed with the Bears’ inactives for Sunday’s game against the Raiders, confirming Glazer’s report.
— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) October 4, 2015
Cutler injured his hamstring trying to make a tackle during an interception return in Week 2 against the Arizona Cardinals. The veteran quarterback has 345 passing yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions through a game and a half of action so far this season.