Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler was clearly less than 100 percent during the team’s Week 10 meeting with the division rival Detroit Lions and he eventually had to make his way to the sidelines with a leg injury that allowed back up Josh McCown to take the field for the team’s potential game-winning drive.

The Bears ultimately fell short, which caused people to question the decision to play a hobbled Jay Cutler for a bulk of the game, but head coach Marc Trestman defended his decision to stick with Cutler after the loss.

“I didn’t want to take him out unless he felt he couldn’t do the job,” Trestman said after the game, via “He had, I thought, a very courageous performance throughout.