Bears QB Jay Cutler, WR Alshon Jeffery out Sunday vs. Seahawks

Friday September 25th, 2015

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and wide receiver Alshon Jeffery will both miss Sunday’s game against the Seahawks due to hamstring injuries, the team announced Friday.

Cutler left the team’s Week 2 contest against the Cardinals after throwing an interception and falling awkwardly trying to make a tackle. He was diagnosed with a strained hamstring and will be out for at least another week, according to a report.

After returning from a calf injury to catch five passes for a team-high 78 yards in Week 1, Jeffery tweaked his hamstring in practice and sat out Week 2. 

Backup quarterback Jimmy Clausen will make just his second start since 2010, when he started 10 games for the Panthers as a rookie. He completed 14 of 23 passes in relief of Cutler last week for 121 yards and an interception.

His top targets will be Eddie Royal and Marquess Wilson, who have a combined 11 catches for 118 yards this season.

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