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In the Bronx, Yankees (left to right) Nick Swisher, Derek Jeter and Curtis Granderson took the field earlier this afternoon for their game against the Detroit Tigers.
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Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler stands on the sideline in the third quarter after leaving the game with an injury against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. His decision to sit out of the remainder of the game, which Chicago lost, made Cutler the target of critical Tweets from his peers in the National Football League.
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