Jay Cutler RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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.com "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'

    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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