The injury to Michael Crabtree certainly has cast a shadow on the preparations for the 2013 season for the San Francisco 49ers, but now that the shock of news that he has undergone surgery to repair a torn Achilles has begun to fade, what does the team actually try and do to fill that void?
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Cutler Benching Prelude To Trade?
NFL Insider Mark Dominik explains how the Chicago Bears could convert QB Jay Cutler's salary and why the decision to bench Cutler and keep him healthy will pay off down the road if Chicago decides to cut or trade Cutler.
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