Jay Cutler RUMORS & NEWS

  • A better Jay Cutler? Even Jay will have to see it to believe it

    Chicago Sun-Times "Even Jay Cutler is dubious about the “new” Jay Cutler. Through 11 practices in training camp, Cutler has yet to throw an interception in team or 7-on-7 drills. Last year he threw three picks and lost a fumble in the first week alone. “Camp’s camp,” Cutler said dismissively when asked what..." August 12

  • Ex-Bears LB: There were times I wanted to punch Jay Cutler

    CBS Sports "After hearing that Geno Smith got punched by a teammate on Tuesday, you might have started to ask yourself, "I wonder if any Bears' players have ever though about punching Jay Cutler." It turns out the answer to that question is yes. During an interview with NFL Network on Wednesday, former..." August 12

  • Jay Cutler shrugs off Brandon Marshall's criticism

    ESPN Chicago "Jay Cutler took the high road Friday in response to critical comments made by ex-teammate Brandon Marshall, who said he was the only one that held Cutler accountable during Marshall's time with the Chicago Bears. "Anytime you get traded or moved to a team there's going to be some issues you are..." August 07

  • Brandon Marshall: Only I had 'the huevos' to hold Jay Cutler accountable

    CBS Sports "It will never end. The breakup between Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall will outlive us all. Cutler, still the quarterback in Chicago, joked last week that "no one really likes their ex-girlfriend just after a breakup," referring to the multiple shots that Marshall, now a member of the Jets, has..." August 06

  • Jay Cutler can’t relate to ‘these kids with their phones’

    Sportsnaut "For Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, the times they are a-changin’, and he’s having a hard time adjusting to the new generation entering the NFL. At the age of 32, Cutler isn’t exactly ancient, but he sure sounds it in a recent interview with ESPN’s Jeff Dickerson. “It’s tough. It..." August 06

  • Mike Martz: 'This could be a great year' for Jay Cutler

    CBS Sports "Despite a couple of public conflicts between Jay Cutler and Mike Martz, one that involved Cutler directing an F-bomb Martz's way during a nationally televised game, Martz still holds a very high opinion of his former quarterback. Speaking with Brad Biggs of The Chicago Tribune, Martz, who was..." August 04

  • Cutler on Marshall: No one likes their ex after breakup

    NFL.com "Jay Cutler took the high road at Brandon Marshall's latest dig -- sort of. Cutler had an interesting take when NFL Network's Stacey Dales asked the quarterback about Marshall's comments on the Bears' lack of chemistry on offense last season. The full interview will be aired on "Inside Training..." July 30

  • NFL scout: Bears' Cutler not 'monster he's been made out to be'

    CSN Chicago "Not all NFL evaluators have given up on Jay Cutler. Though a recent poll ranking the 32 starting NFL quarterbacks slotted him in the third tier of signal callers, tied for 20th overall with Oakland's Derek Carr, one scout believes Cutler takes too much criticism and can thrive in the right..." July 23

  • Brandon Marshall does not list Jay Cutler as one of his best teammates

    Fox Sports "Jay Cutler's leadership and body language has come into question many times throughout his career. And his former star wide receiver Brandon Marshall didn't do him any favors in this respect. Marshall, who was traded to the New York Jets in May, was asked by a fan on Twitter to name the best..." July 04

  • Bears' Jay Cutler is expecting his third kid with Kristin Cavallari

    CBS Sports "Maybe in a couple decades, a Cutler will still be quarterbacking an NFL team -- not Jay Cutler, but one of his kids. The likelihood of that occurring just increased Monday, because Cutler and his wife, Kristin Cavallari, are expecting their third child. Cavallari announced the news on her app,..." May 11

  • GM: Bears were never close to drafting Jay Cutler's replacement

    CBS Sports "Jay Cutler never had much to worry about. Heading into the NFL Draft last weekend, many speculated that the Chicago Bears would look for Cutler's replacement, whether that was via a trade with the Tennessee Titans for the No. 2 overall pick and the right to select Marcus Mariota, or by way of a..." May 05

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    ESPN's @BobHoltzmanESPN reports Bears have spoken with Titans about No. 2 overall pick, but Tenn not interested in Jay Cutler.

  • Jay Cutler excited by Bears' 'innovative, smart' new coaching staff

    CBS Sports "The Bears hired Marc Trestman, a quarterback guru of sorts, in January 2013 with the expectation was that he would fix Jay Cutler. "It's a great hire. I couldn't be more excited,” Cutler said at the time. ”I've talked to guys around the league and did my own research on him. He's an offensive..." April 29

  • Jay Cutler: Not a given that he was going to stay with Bears

    CSN Chicago "The rumors were (and still are) swirling about whether Jay Cutler was going to still be the Chicago Bears’ quarterback in 2015 with (another) new coaching staff coming in. Cutler to the Tennessee Titans. Cutler to the New York Jets. Cutler to somewhere. “We’re in Nashville quite a bit so you..." April 29

  • Report: Bears considering trading Cutler, drafting Mariota

    Larry Brown Sports "Marcus Mariota is a huge wild card as we inch closer to the NFL draft. The former Oregon star has been linked to just about every team in the top half of the draft and a few more beyond that. Have the Chicago Bears emerged as a suitor? According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, the Bears have..." April 07

  • Jay Cutler autographed football gets zero bids at charity auction in Chicago

    Larry Brown Sports "Jay Cutler already has to deal with a lack of support from his team’s coaches and front office. Now he has to face the reality that he doesn’t have much fan support, either. As proof, we cite what happened at a recent charity auction. The Chicago Tribune says an autographed Cutler football..." April 04

  • John Fox has had 'success' for with less than Jay Cutler

    CSN Chicago "John Fox took the Bears coaching job with the on-field assignment to restore a badly stumbling franchise, starting in a 2015 season with playoffs expectations, regardless of who outside Halas Hall believes it or not. He and GM Ryan Pace have set their initial course with Jay Cutler as the..." April 01

  • Jay Cutler to face 'open competition' for Bears' QB job

    NFL.com "When the Chicago Bears met with Jay Cutler early this month, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported that they left the room convinced they had to pick up the quarterback's $10 million option for 2016. Coach John Fox's commitment falls short of that often provided for franchise quarterbacks of..." March 27

  • Bears & Jay Cutler Can Still Part Ways

    Football by Football "Despite the lessons of last year's disappointing performances on the field, the Chicago Bears and new head coach John Fox remain captive to quarterback Jay Cutler's lucrative binding contract. The best-case scenario for any new staff is flexibility, and this is one of the least flexible..." March 11

  • Jay Cutler will QB Bears in 2015

    ESPN Chicago "The Chicago Bears fully expect Jay Cutler will be the team's quarterback for the 2015 season, according to team sources with direct knowledge of the team's plans. One source was adamant that there was "absolutely zero truth" to recent reports that Cutler was being actively shopped for..." March 10

  • Former coaches doubt Bears can win with Jay Cutler

    ESPN "At least 10 former Chicago Bears staffers from the Lovie Smith and Marc Trestman regimes said recently they believe the team can't consistently compete for championships as long as it fields a lineup with Jay Cutler under center. That sentiment might explain why head coach John Fox and general..." March 03

  • With or without Jay Cutler, Bears should be looking for a QB in draft

    Chicago Sun-Times "If the Bears have a chance to draft Marcus Mariota or Jameis Winston, should they take him? “I don’t think you ever pass on a quarterback — it’s the most important position in the game,” Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Thursday when asked about his own quarterback situation at the..." February 20

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    Jeff Dickerson @ESPNChiBears

    Fox really dancing around Jay Cutler questions. Also non-committal about WR Brandon Marshall.

  • Bears coach stays noncommittal on Cutler

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Bears coach John Fox received multiple opportunities Wednesday at the NFL scouting combine to give quarterback Jay Cutler a vote of confidence but declined, leaving his session with the media taking a noncommittal stance on the signal-caller. Fox said he met recently with Cutler but has..." February 18

  • Bears not locked into Cutler as their quarterback for 2015

    CSN Chicago "Jay Cutler was part of the vetting process for Marc Trestman. More bizarre, Mike Martz flew to Nashville to be interviewed by Cutler before being hired as coordinator in 2010. That cycle is no longer. This time Cutler will be told who his new head coach and coordinator are, not the other way..." December 31

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    Brad Biggs @BradBiggs

    #Bears announce Jimmy Clausen is OUT Sunday at #Vikings after suffering a concussion, likely on Ziggy Ansah hit in 4th quarter.

  • Bears to start Cutler in week 17 as Clausen concussed

    ESPN Chicago "Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will start Chicago's season finale against the Vikings after Jimmy Clausen experienced delayed symptoms of a concussion Sunday evening and will not play this weekend, the team announced on Monday. "Jay is our best option," coach Marc Trestman said. Clausen was..." December 22

  • Bears could give up a draft pick to get rid of Jay Cutler

    SB Nation "The Bears may need to package Jay Cutler with a high draft pick to trade him and his enormous salary cap hit. The Chicago Bears may have to take unprecedented action to trade Jay Cutler. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Bears could become the first team to ever give up a player and a..." December 20

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    Michael Silver @MikeSilver

    What I just said on @nflnetwork : Bears offensive players believe Clausen will 'light it up,' simply because he'll run offense as prescribed

  • Cutler's benching could signal QB's end with Bears

    USA Today "Jay Cutler is fast becoming his generation's Jeff George: Strong arm. Stronger will. Unfixable gunslinger. That's Cutler in a nutshell nine seasons and 130 interceptions into an NFL career that's gone nowhere. Cutler's mounting turnovers and losses left Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman no..." December 18

  • ABC-7 makes suicide joke about Jay Cutler

    Chicago Sun-Times "Every jokester knows there are some things off limits. I like to call it the 4-H club: Hitler, holocaust, health (cancer, AIDS, mental issues, addiction, etc.) and hate (racism, bullying, etc.). You just don’t go there unless you have a prepared apology and resume ready. Well, ABC-7 and..." December 17

  • Aaron Rodgers 'baffled' by Kromer's Jay Cutler comments

    NFL.com "Aaron Rodgers and Jay Cutler are rivals on the field, but they are also friends who happen to be members of a relatively small fraternity. And as a franchise quarterback who credits a supportive and open environment for helping him thrive with the Green Bay Packers, Rodgers was appalled by what..." December 17

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    Rich Campbell @Rich_Campbell

    Cutler on his relationship with Kromer: "Good. We've all made mistakes."

  • Bears OC Admits to Being a Source for Report Ripping Cutler

    The Big Lead "Last Sunday (remember, the Bears had played on Thursday last week), in the weekly “as the NFL coaches and front office dish dirt” segments, Ian Rapoport reported on the “buyer’s remorse” that the Bears were feeling. His report also mentioned that there was serious frustration in the..." December 12

  • Brandon Marshall on Jay Cutler: I would have buyer’s remorse, too

    Larry Brown Sports "Brandon Marshall and Jay Cutler have a great relationship that stems back to their days together with the Denver Broncos. Marshall has always been Cutler’s favorite target, but even Jay’s buddy can’t excuse the Chicago Bears quarterback’s poor play this season. Marshall made an appearance on..." December 09

  • Marc Trestman aware of ‘noise,’ still supports Jay Cutler

    Chicago Sun-Times "Coach Marc Trestman seemed flabbergasted, a bit annoyed and somewhat perturbed. When the media room laughed at a joke, he didn’t. These are the days of rampant speculation. With the Bears being 5-8 and having abundant issues, it will be part of their every-day life until decisions are made for..." December 09

  • Matt Forte, Jay Cutler lament Bears' continued run-pass imbalance

    Chicago Tribune "The Bears’ eight rushing attempts in Thursday’s loss to the Lions were the lowest single-game total in franchise history. Quarterback Jay Cutler dropped back to pass 51 times, handed off seven times and kneeled down once. That’s not close to the play distribution balance general manager Phil..." December 02

  • Report: Jay Cutler Was Nearly Benched

    Sports Mockery "ESPN’s NFL expert, and secret metal head, John Clayton joined ESPN 1000’s Carmen and Jurko show on Tuesday with some insight into some behind the scenes discussions from the Chicago Bears brass. Jay Cutler Almost Benched Clayton informed the radio host that Jay Cutler was very close to being..." November 20

  • Tentative end-of-half approach concerns Jay Cutler

    Chicago Tribune "Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman’s conservative approach Sunday at the end of the first half against the Minnesota Vikings was a topic of discussion Monday. With over a minute to go in the half and with a timeout left, the Bears appeared undecided about whether they wanted to try to score..." November 18

  • Jay Cutler isn’t the only culprit in Bears’ problems

    Chicago Sun-Times "The Bears’ brass was adamant. They aren’t throwing in the towel. There’s hope. So what does that make the team’s Week 10 matchup against the Packers? “That’s a game they need to win,” NBC analyst and Super Bowl-winning coach Tony Dungy said. For that to happen Sunday night and over and over..." November 03

  • Rodney Harrison doesn't believe Bears have faith in Jay Cutler as a leader

    CSN Chicago "Add Rodney Harrison to the list of Jay Cutler haters. The former All-Pro Patriots safety and current NBC analyst joined the "Kap and Haugh Show" Tuesday and said it looked like the Bears were completely unprepared for Sunday's matchup with New England. Harrison immediately moved on to the..." October 29

  • Bears’ brass getting a bit more candid about Jay Cutler

    Chicago Sun-Times "The research was the retort. If Bears linebacker-turned-frequent critic Brian Urlacher is going to rip quarterback Jay Cutler, then general manager Phil Emery has some numbers for him. ‘‘I went back and looked at their time together,’’ Emery said. ‘‘Together on the field and at the same time,..." October 28

  • 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'

    CBS Sports "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

    CBS Sports "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