Jay Cutler RUMORS & NEWS

  • Urlacher: Cutler an elite QB in salary only

    ESPN Chicago "Jay Cutler is the highest-paid quarterback this season, and Brian Urlacher says that's the only thing elite about his former teammate. On Tuesday, Bears general manager Phil Emery said in an online chat with Bears fans that he believed Cutler was elite because of his winning record as a..." October 24

  • Jay Cutler: 'Brandon wants to win'

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said Brandon Marshall's postgame rant Sunday after a 27-14 home loss to the Miami Dolphins didn't cross the line, and it didn't include the wide receiver personally attacking teammates. "He didn't come near me," Cutler said. "He didn't say my name. I don't..." October 24

  • Chicago fan Eddie Vedder proposes Cutler-Rodgers trade at Pearl Jam concert

    Fox Sports "Pearl Jam played at Milwaukee's Bradley Center on Monday night and apparently put on a show so epic the home crowd didn't seem to mind that lead singer Eddie Vedder attempted to filch one of their own from right under their noses. Apparently, the fact that Vedder is a Chicago-area native and..." October 21

  • Trestman swats down notion of Marshall-Cutler rift

    NFL.com "Bears coach Marc Trestman on Monday shot down the notion of a rift between quarterback Jay Cutler and wide receiver Brandon Marshall. Responding to reports that Marshall called out Cutler among other teammates in the locker room after Sunday's 27-14 loss to the Dolphins, Trestman labeled the..." October 21

  • Jay Cutler calls Microsoft Surface tablets 'knockoff iPads'

    CBSSports.com "Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has been using Microsoft's Surface Pro 2 tablet on the sideline for over six weeks now, but apparently, he's still not sure who makes them. During his weekly radio show, Cutler referred to the tablets as 'knockoff iPads.' Microsoft probably isn't a big fan of that..." October 15

  • Brian Billick Has a "Terrible" Two-Word Comparison for Jay Cutler: Jeff George

    The Big Lead "Brian Billick was a guest on ESPN’s Mike and Mike this morning, and Jay Cutler came up in conversation. The former Ravens coach compared Cutler to Jeff George. He meant this unfavorably, and said that the two quarterbacks have similar stats (though George played for longer than Cutler has so far),..." October 09

  • Aaron Rodgers says smoking hand gesture was tribute to Jay Cutler

    Larry Brown Sports "If you have watched the Green Bay Packers in their no-huddle offense at all over the past two seasons, you may have noticed Aaron Rodgers making a smoking gesture with one of his hand signals. It obviously indicates some sort of play call or formation change, but Rodgers wants you to believe he..." October 01

  • The Redskins and Jay Cutler came close to living happily ever after

    CBSSports.com "Jay Cutler wanted to be a Washington Redskin. It was 2009 and Cutler, irked by overtures from new head coach Josh McDaniels toward Patriots quarterback Matt Cassel, demanded a trade from the Broncos in 2009. Mike Shanahan, recently fired by Denver, had already become a favorite of Dan Snyder's..." September 25

  • Jay Cutler has money to earn

    Chicago Sun-Times "If every NFL quarterback truly has his own journey, as coach Marc Trestman maintains, then there was a time when Jay Cutler believed the Chicago portion of his journey would end, that he would have to move on. There were just too many offensive changes, missing pieces, jarring sacks and..." September 05

  • Brandon Marshall: Jay Cutler will be MVP in 2014

    NFL.com "Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall told the Around The League Podcast in January that his 2014 campaign would be "something you guys never seen before." As it turns out, Marshall was just getting started with the bold predictions. Asked what we'll see from Jay Cutler, the Pro Bowl..." July 30

  • Jay Cutler not resting on 2013 success

    ESPN.com "He’s taken part in just four practices at training camp, but in that short sliver of time, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler shows evidence he’s poised to take a major step in Year 2 of Marc Trestman’s offense. “It’s obvious in practice that Jay is taking more and more control by the day,”..." July 29

  • Jay Cutler, Kristin Cavallari welcome baby Jaxon

    CSN Chicago "The Cutler family grew by one on Wednesday, as Kristin Cavallari announced that she and Bears quarterback Jay Cutler have welcomed their second child into the world." May 08

  • Should Bears draft an heir apparent to Jay Cutler?

    CSN Chicago "The Bears want quarterback Josh McCown back in 2014, but the club knows they will need to have a contingency plan in place if the veteran departs this offseason. Rumors have already flown that the New York Jets have heavy interest in McCown, who threw 13 touchdowns to only one interception in..." February 26

  • Ex-Bears GM Angelo: Jay Cutler not comfortable reading defenses

    CBSSports.com "Jerry Angelo used to be the general manager of the Chicago Bears, but he's not anymore because the team fired him after the 2011 season. One of the biggest trades of Angelo's tenure came in 2009 when he sent Kyle Orton, two first-round picks and a third-round pick to Denver for Jay Cutler. So..." February 12

  • Ex-Bears GM Jerry Angelo: Jay Cutler lacks poise

    NFL.com "You might vaguely recall the Chicago Bears once mortgaged their future to land a temperamental young quarterback named Jay Cutler. The year was 2009, and then-Bears general manager Jerry Angelo was beaming after pulling the trigger on a trade that sent his starting quarterback (Kyle Orton) and..." February 11

  • Jay Cutler is gone but not forgotten by Broncos

    Chicago Sun-Times "Broncos guard Chris Kuper remembers sitting in his living room five years ago and texting Jay Cutler, wondering if the rumors were true: that the quarterback wanted to be traded from Denver. “I think he ultimately wanted to stay here,” Kuper said Wednesday. “But he said there were so many he..." January 30

  • Dungy: Cutler's deal could look like a bargain in the end

    CSN Chicago "Former Indianapolis Colts and Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Tony Dungy joined Tuesday's edition of SportsTalk Live to share his thoughts on two of his proteges getting coaching gigs this offseason, and discuss why he thinks Jay Cutler's contract could be a bargain for the Bears. Cutler had..." January 15

  • Time for Cutler to earn the money

    ESPN.com "First off, this isn’t a post blasting Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. But one interesting takeaway from wild-card weekend is that all but one of the starting quarterbacks competing in those games now possesses as much if not more postseason experience than Cutler. Take Indianapolis’..." January 06

  • Locking up Cutler secures offensive stability

    ESPN Chicago "The Chicago Bears locked up quarterback Jay Cutler for the long term on Thursday with a seven-year contract, a move that might finally also secure some stability on the club’s offense. “It rewards Jay, and it helps the team continue to be able to build a championship-level team,” Bears general..." January 02

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    I don't have final numbers yet but am reporting for @FOXSports that #bears qb jay cutler's new deal averages 18M for 1st 3 yrs, source says

  • Bears sign QB Jay Cutler to seven-year contract

    CBSSports.com "With Jay Cutler's contract expiring and with the strong play of backup Josh McCown this season, it seemed likely the Bears would either franchise tag Cutler or let him go into the free agent market rather than pay him tens of millions of dollars on a long-term deal. Surprise! Chicago has done..." January 02

  • Jay Cutler 'confident' he'll stay with Bears

    ESPN Chicago "Free agent quarterback Jay Cutler expressed confidence in his ability to reach an agreement with the Chicago Bears on a new multi-year contract before the start of the 2014 NFL league year on March 11. Cutler said Monday on "The Jay Cutler Show" on ESPN 1000 that he would be "disappointed" if..." December 30

  • Teammates hope for Cutler return in 2014

    ESPN Chicago "Brandon Marshall broke down the history of the quarterback-starved Chicago Bears franchise on Monday when asked whether Jay Cutler should be brought back in 2014 on a new contract. With Chicago’s season coming to an end Sunday after a 33-28 loss to Green Bay, Cutler’s contract situation..." December 30

  • Jay Cutler could be franchise tagged, Bears GM says

    NFL.com "The franchise tag remains in play for Jay Cutler. Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery clarified comments he made earlier this month during a fan Q&A about the franchise tag not being the ideal way to keep his starting quarterback. "I didn't say that I would rule it out," Emery said..." December 22

  • Sources: Bears not entirely behind Cutler

    ESPN Chicago "All week the Chicago Bears have stood publicly behind the decision to start Jay Cutler against the Cleveland Browns instead of Josh McCown, but privately that is not the case. One Bears player told ESPN's Bob Holtzman that Cutler threw a number of interceptions in practice this week and that..." December 15

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    Jeff Dickerson @ESPNChiBears

    Marc Trestman makes it official: Jay Cutler starts at QB for #Bears Sunday vs. #Browns.

  • Jay Cutler to start for Chicago Bears on Sunday

    NFL.com "Marc Trestman consistently maintained that Jay Cutler would resume his duties as starting quarterback of the Chicago Bears once he was healthy enough to do so. The coach has proved himself to be a man of his word. Trestman announced Thursday that Cutler will be under center when the Chicago..." December 12

  • Bears 'likely' to let Jay Cutler walk in offseason

    CBSSports.com "Just before Marc Trestman told reporters that Jay Cutler will be named the Bears starter if he's medically cleared on Wednesday, a report circulated that the Bears will "likely" let Cutler walk in the offseason. Unless, according to Jason Cole of the National Football Post, Cutler is willing to..." December 11

  • Trestman: Cutler is still starter

    ESPN.com "Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman reiterated after Monday's 45-28 victory against the Dallas Cowboys that quarterback Jay Cutler will return to the starting lineup when he receives medical clearance from the team's doctors. Cutler has missed the last four games with a severe high-ankle..." December 10

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Name to watch for #Titans future QB: Jay Cutler. Sources: He’s on the radar & believed to be interested in being back in Tenn. if out in CHI

  • Jay Cutler (ankle) held out of Chicago Bears' practice

    NFL.com "Jay Cutler was already ruled out of Monday night's game versus the Dallas Cowboys and his status for Week 15 remains uncertain. Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman said Saturday that Cutler was held out of practice to rest. The quarterback didn't have any setbacks. "I can say that he did very..." December 07

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    Rich Campbell @Rich_Campbell

    Trestman: Cutler's ankle responded well enough to yesterday's return to practice. He was not sore to the extent of being inhibited today.

  • Jay Cutler ruled out for Cowboys game on MNF

    Chicago Sun-Times "Bears quarterback Jay Cutler had his helmet back on and took part in practice at the Walter Payton Center on Thursday. But coach Marc Trestman ruled him out for Monday night against the Dallas Cowboys. Backup Josh McCown will make his fifth start. Cutler, who is recovering from a high-ankle..." December 05

  • Bears not looking to ‘franchise’ Jay Cutler

    Chicago Sun-Times "If Jay Cutler stays with the Bears, it likely won’t be a one-year proposition. General manager Phil Emery said in an online chat Tuesday that paying Cutler under the franchise tag for one season — rather than using it as a means to negotiate a longer deal — would harm the team’s ability to sign..." December 04

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    Jeff Dickerson @ESPNChiBears

    Jay Cutler (ankle) is still week-to-week, team will see where he is Thursday. Lane Briggs (shoulder) is also progressing, per Trestman.

  • Bears: Jay Cutler and that looming payday

    CSN Chicago "We have five weeks (perhaps less) to determine whether this year's defensive sins cost the Bears a spot at the playoffs in Marc Trestman's rookie year as head coach. General manager Phil Emery, to this point, has not been afraid to make hard decisions (see Smith, Lovie...and Urlacher, Brian..." November 30

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    Bob LeGere @BobLeGere

    #Bears QB Jay Cutler and LB Lance Briggs out for Sunday.

  • Jay Cutler targeting Dec. 9 return vs. Cowboys

    Chicago Sun-Times "Jay Cutler is planning a prime-time return from his high left ankle sprain. He wants to come back Dec. 9 for a home “Monday Night Football” matchup against the Cowboys. “If I’m not playing next week, I’ll be pretty disappointed,” he said Monday night on his weekly radio show. Cutler had..." November 26

  • Jay Cutler fine with franchise tag in 2014

    ESPN.com "Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler isn't opposed to the organization designating him as its franchise player if the sides, at the end of the season, can't come to agreement on a long-term deal. Cutler made that clear Monday during the “Jay Cutler Show” on ESPN 1000. “I'm not gonna take..." November 26

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    Rich Campbell @Rich_Campbell

    Cutler on Cowboys game on MNF on Dec. 9: "I'd be pretty disappointed if I wasn't able to play for that game." #Bears

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    Jeff Dickerson @ESPNChiBears

    Jay Cutler not expected to play Sunday vs. #Vikings, according to Marc Trestman.

  • Cutler out of hard cast, into left-ankle brace

    Chicago Tribune "Bears quarterback Jay Cutler wore a "very small brace" underneath his orange tennis shoe on his sprained left ankle Wednesday after having the hard cast removed, coach Marc Trestman said. Cutler on his radio show Monday said he had been fitted that day for a smaller hard cast. "He’s got the..." November 21

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    Rich Campbell @Rich_Campbell

    Cutler says he hopes to play against the Vikings on Dec. 1 but there are worrisome ligament issues. He is unsure of his status for that game

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    Michael C. Wright @mikecwright

    Trestman: "Jay is the QB of our football team and Josh is our backup quarterback. The three of us all know that. That hasn’t changed."

  • McCown: "No Doubt" Jay Cutler Is Bears' Starter

    Chicago Tribune "The Bears are having no difficulty ignoring any outside chatter about whether Josh McCown should replace Jay Cutler as the first-string quarterback. "We know who our starting quarterback is," center Roberto Garza said Monday on the heels of McCown's second straight victory as a replacement for..." November 18

  • McCown to start against Rams for injured Cutler, Briggs still out

    Chicago Tribune "Chicago Bears quarterback Josh McCown will start Sunday's road game against the St. Louis Rams because first-stringer Jay Cutler remains out with a sprained left ankle, coach Marc Trestman said Monday. McCown is 2-0 as a starter this season, defeating the Packers on Nov. 4 and the Ravens on..." November 18

  • Cutler's ankle cast is called precautionary

    ESPN.com "The Chicago Bears fitted quarterback Jay Cutler with a hard cast on his injured left ankle, which he was spotted wearing on Wednesday, but coach Marc Trestman insists the cast was simply applied to provide stabilization. “The doctors and the trainers talked about just making sure that it’s..." November 14

  • Cutler struggles with ankle injury, whether he was doing job

    Chicago Tribune "The trust between Bears coach Marc Trestman and quarterback Jay Cutler manifested in a new way during Sunday's 21-19 loss to the Lions. With Cutler battling an injured left ankle in the second half, everyone involved wanted to be sure the most capable quarterback was in the game, whether it was..." November 11

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    Rich Campbell @Rich_Campbell

    Trestman: Cutler is OUT for Sunday's game against Baltimore.

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    Rich Campbell @Rich_Campbell

    Bears: QB Jay Cutler is week-to-week with a high left ankle sprain.