The Bears Beat (03.15.12): Bears unsure if Marshall will be suspended

March 15th, 2012 - 5:56 pm

Bears general manager Phil Emery said he was unsure if the league will pass down a suspension to wide receiver Brandon Marshall. He also noted that the team was “taking a breath” and mulling other possible signings. And quarterback Jay Cutler stood up for his former Broncos and current Bears teammate, Marshall.

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Thu Mar 15 16:29:31 2012
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Thu Mar 15 17:27:00 2012
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By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer

STRATEGY AND PERSONNEL
Thu Mar 15 16:48:38 2012
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Thu Mar 15 16:48:28 2012
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INSIDE SLANT
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Thu Mar 15 15:00:02 2012
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Thu Mar 15 14:53:00 2012
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Thu Mar 15 14:25:12 2012
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Bears: Marshall’s benefits outweigh risks
Thu Mar 15 14:10:00 2012
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Jay Cutler defends Brandon Marshall, says he will babysit him in Chicago
Thu Mar 15 13:48:47 2012
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Thu Mar 15 13:16:07 2012
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Thu Mar 15 13:15:30 2012
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Thu Mar 15 12:08:54 2012
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“…where we’d like to thank Pete Dixon for his sterling service with the Den. For he’s a jolly good fellow…” Five …

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