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Jimmy Clausen gets a second chance; Jay Cutler still gets $54 million

Jimmy Clausen gets a second chance; Jay Cutler still gets $54 million

Jay Cutler has been the Chicago Bears' starting quarterback since 2009. Jimmy Clausen hasn't started a game since his rookie season back in 2010. All that is about to change this weekend, as Clausen is set to replace the beleaguered Cutler under center when the Bears take on the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Coach Marc Trestman announced the move on Thursday. Cutler already has set a career high this season in touchdown passes (28), and if his season is over, he will have also set career marks in completion percentage (66.1) and passer rating. But his overall performance has been spotty, including 18 interceptions, as he's led the Bears to a 5-9 record for their second...

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