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The Bears players who live elsewhere during the off-season have joined the teammates who live in the Chicago area year-round. Together, the hard-to-miss athletes and their coaches will be eating, hanging out and shopping around the city over the next few months. Where? Judging from the last few seasons, they have their favorite places. Here are 10 things I've learned about Bears sightings:
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Monday night is like Saturday night for players: You typically won't find the Bears practicing at Halas Hall on Tuesdays — they tend to get the day off; that's why some stay out late Mondays.
Do not photograph Cutler without permission: When a nosy restaurant patron tweeted a photo he took of Jay Cutler and fiancee Kristin Cavallari at Joe's Stone Crab in November and wrote "@KristinCav doesn't look pleased! @JayCutler6 may have been using the menu as an offensive line?" Cutler tweeted back "Could be how rude and disrespectful you were. Just a guess though." Cutler also has been known to give the middle finger to people who try to snap photos of him, as seen in a few photos online.