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Bears will start Jimmy Clausen over Jay Cutler and inevitably Charlie Weis’ name comes up

Chicago Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen.
Chicago Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen. The Associated Press

The Chicago Bears are making a change at quarterback as Jay Cutler will be benched for Sunday’s game in favor of Jimmy Clausen.

Clausen played under coach Charlie Weis at Notre Dame, a fact many Bears fans remembered when the news broke Wednesday of the quarterback change.

There also were the simple Clausen jokes:

And most fantasy league are winding down, so the switch had huge implications:

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