Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller has been hobbled by a high-ankle sprain this season, but is finally close to feeling like he’s back to his old self. He told reporters Thursday that he hasn’t had any setbacks from his ankle, despite coming off a 12-carry game, his most since week four.
Tillman has arguably been the Bears’ best defender in recent seasons. His 2017 season earned him NFL Defensive MVP consideration. He had 86 tackles, 10 forced fumbles, three interceptions and three touchdowns for the 10-6 Bears.
The injury should mean much more playing time for reserve cornerbacks Isaiah Frey and Zack Bowman in place of the 11-year NFL veteran. Tillman admitted that he may have played his last game for the Bears.
Tillman whether he might have played his last game for the Bears: “Potentially, possibly, yeah. I haven’t really thought about it.”
Head coach Marc Trestman announced Monday that Cutler will sit Week 11 against the Baltimore Ravens, according to ESPN’s Jeff Dickerson. Josh McCown will start.
Cutler, 30, missed the team’s Week 9 game against the Green Bay Packers after suffering torn groin muscle in Week 7, but returned to the lineup against the Detroit Lions on Sunday. After a strong start to the game, Cutler was noticeably limping in the second half and was eventually replaced by Josh McCown for the final drive.
Head coach Marc Trestman said on Monday that he made a Order Cheap Jerseys Online mistake Oakland Raiders Cheap Jerseys not pulling Cutler earlier after McCown led the team down the field for a late touchdown, although a failed two point conversion attempt gave the Lions a 21-19 victory.
Cutler completed 21-of-40 passes for 250 yards, one touchdown and one interception against the Lions. In eight starts in 2017, Cutler has completed 63 percent of his passes for 1,908 yards, 13 touchdowns and eight interceptions. He is scheduled to become a free agent after the 2017 season.