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Bears' Cutler put on IR, ruled out against Vikes

Forget about Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler playing Sunday against the Vikings. Cutler -- who is recovering from a broken thumb -- was placed on the injured reserve list today.
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Forget about Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler playing Sunday against the Vikings. Cutler -- who is recovering from a broken thumb -- was placed on the injured reserve list today.

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