The Bears Beat (07.16.13): Cutler not distracted by contract status

July 16th, 2013 - 8:59 pm

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said he would not be distracted by his current contract uncertainty. Also, with Julius Peppers getting up there in age, the Bears need their young defensive ends like Shea McClellin and Corey Wootton to step up. Plus, the Bears are the 16th most valuable sports team in the world, according to Forbes.

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