The Bears Den: December 1, 2011

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"...where it's always news to us."

Angelo is confident Hanie will improve In his weekly Q&A with ChicagoBears.com, GM Jerry Angelo discusses his faith in Caleb Hanie and whether Jay Cutler has started his rehab.

Mayer: Cutler unsure when he'll return to action Speaking to the media Wednesday for the first time since fracturing his thumb, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler declined to give a timetable for his return.Joniak's Keys to the Game

Kyle Orton sets a fine example Haugh: Whatever his assets and liabilities, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Kyle Orton knows how to win.

Quotes: "Our focus right now as a football team is to follow WCG on Twitter. That has to be our mentality."

Cutler’s return: A career decision? Jay Cutler admitted he may miss the rest of the season. But even if he is able to play by Week 17, should the Bears let him? Is one game worth the potential long-term impact to his career? John "Moon" Mullin explores. Will Martz leave? Latest Bears Video

Martz: Hanie can handle offense Potash: While some critics thought Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz gave Caleb Hanie too much to handle in Hanie’s first NFL start last week, Martz said Wednesday he probably gave him too little.

Bears Q&A: Dan Pompei's mailbag: Dan checks out his Inbox.

Peppers Named NFC Defensive Player Of Month Standout had six tackles, four sacks, one tackle for loss, 10 quarterback pressures and three pass break ups in November.

Urlacher Named Ed Block Courage Award Winner The prestigious award is presented to one player on all 32 NFL teams who best exemplifies a commitment to sportsmanship and courage and serves as an inspiration in the locker room.

Bears QB profits form some postgame video viewing LeGere: Hanie is looking forward to parlaying the experience of his first NFL start into a better performance Sunday against the Chiefs.

Forte trying to keep his balance Isaacson: With three straight subpar games and a new QB, Forte is trying to find his place.

Martz won't discuss job rumors Dickerson: Offensive coordinator Mike Martz declined to discuss rumors linking him to college and NFL head coaching vacancies. Martz's play-calling surprised Cutler a bit

Four Downs: Nowhere but up for Hanie? The Four Downs panel weighs in on QB and more.

The hometown discount is gone! Bechta: Teams will have to pay a premium in order to keep their free agents in 2012.

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