Jay Cutler RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Bears will start Jay Cutler in Week 17 according to head coach

    Fansided "The Chicago Bears experienced a surge of success with back up quarterback Josh McCown under center. When Jay Cutler returned form injury there was a lot of debate about who’d be starting, but head coach Marc Trestman stuck with Cutler. In his second game back, the Bears were blown out by the..." December 23

  • 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

  • Bears GM Emery franchise tag not off table for Jay Cutler

    Fansided "Earlier this month, Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery discussed the challenges of using the franchise tag on Jay Cutler. Those comments were taken as Emery saying that he did not want to use the franchise tag on the quarterback. Emery elaborated on that and hopefully cleared it up by..." December 18

  • 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

  • Bears HC defends decision to stick with Jay Cutler

    Fansided "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..." November 11

  • 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.

  • Jay Cutler cleared to play, expected to start vs. Lions

    CSN Chicago "Dr. Brandon Marshall was right (as he modestly trumpeted on Wednesday): Jay Cutler is indeed back from the torn groin muscle he suffered against the Washington Redskins. After going through a hurry up protocol of medical treatment with Bears training staff and doctors, Cutler was cleared..." November 08

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    Jeff Dickerson @ESPNChiBears

    Plan is for Cutler to test out the groin to see if he's ready to start Sunday vs. #Detroit. #Bears have not ruled that out.

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    Jeff Dickerson @ESPNChiBears

    Cutler is starting versus #Lions, per Trestman.

  • Jay Cutler not certain this week, may take cautious approach

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler indicated Tuesday that his return for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions isn't a certainty, as he continues to go through the rehabilitation process for a torn groin muscle. Injured on Oct. 20 against the Washington Redskins, Cutler said he had hoped to..." November 06

  • Jay Cutler says it’s unlikely he’ll be back Sunday

    Chicago Sun-Times "Injured Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is working hard to return Sunday against the Detroit Lions, but he said Tuesday that scenario is unlikely. Cutler has been out since suffering a torn groin muscle in the first half against the Washington Redskins on Oct. 20. He was expected to miss at least..." November 06

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    Dan Wiederer @danwiederer

    Jay Cutler on groin recovery: "I don't think we can say I'll be out there for Detroit." (per chat w @WaddleandSilvy)

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    Chris Mortensen @mortreport

    Bears injured QB Jay Cutler plans to return this week and, barring no setback, start vs Lions on Sunday, per team source.

  • Cutler, Briggs out, eye quick return

    ESPN Chicago "There has been an increased sense of optimism this week that Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (groin) and weakside linebacker Lance Briggs (left shoulder) are on track to the return to the field sooner than originally expected, but the club officially ruled out both players for the team's..." November 03

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Bears officially ruled out QB Jay Cutler for Monday night's game vs. GB.