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Reporters hear yelling from Bears locker room after loss vs. Dolphins
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Reporters hear yelling from Bears locker room after loss vs. Dolphins
Thursday October 23rd, 2014

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said Thursday that he does not have a problem with Brandon Marshall's locker room rant on Sunday. 

"It wasn’t anything that caught us off guard or was off-putting," Cutler said, according to The Chicago Tribune. "It was frustration coming out and him just letting us know that it’s important to him."

Cutler also said he didn't feel as though he was being singled out. 

"He didn’t come near me," Cutler said. "He didn’t say my name. I don’t think he attacked anybody personally (with) what he was saying."

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Marshall said Tuesday that he and Cutler are "like brothers."

Multiple reporters heard players yelling in the Bears locker room after Chicago's loss to the Dolphins. Michael C. Wright of ESPN Chicago quoted a source who said Marshall called out Cutler. Head coach Marc Trestman said Monday that he didn't believe there was any bad blood between Marshall and Cutler. 

The Bears are 3-4 this season and play the New England Patriots on Sunday. 

- Dan Gartland

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