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Cutler participated fully in Thursday’s practice after missing the past four games with a high ankle sprain.
Cutler sustained the injury in the second quarter of a Nov. 10 loss to the Detroit Lions. Josh McCown has started the past four games, going 2-2, throwing for 1,271 yards and nine touchdowns with only one interception for a 109.8 passer rating, which ranks No. 3 in the league.
McCown leads the NFL with a Total QBR of 85.7, compared to Cutler’s 63.2. Overall, McCown has thrown for 13 touchdowns and the one interception; Cutler has 13 touchdown passes and eight interceptions. McCown’s 258.4 passing yards per game would be a Bears season record.
ESPN.com Bears reporter Michael C. Wright contributed to this report.