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Will Jay Cutler Revive the Bears?

Denver has traded disgruntled quarterback Jay Cutler to Chicago, but is this the acquisition that will put the bears over the top?

Posted by Emil Steiner on April 2, 2009 7:57 PM
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chrisw21: Below is a list from Wikipedia of the Bears starting QBs since 1979. No disrespect to Kyle (Rex sucks!), but Cutler is just what this team n...

chrisw21: Below is a list from Wikipedia of the Bears starting QBs since 1979. No disrespect to Kyle (Rex sucks!), but Cutler is just what this team n...

chrisw21: Oops. Sorry about the multiple posts Mods. My bad. Go Bears!...

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dalee16 Author Profile Page :

jay cutler will keep the bears contenders for the next ten years and it will keep the redskins with a quarterback that owner does not want...hows that going to work out?

sed81650 Author Profile Page :

Our office personnel are very happy with the two moves the Bears made yesterday. Hopefully he has somebody to throw to.

childs7 Author Profile Page :

Pat Bowlen, owners of the Donkeys is on record pace to set the league record for boneheaded moves. First he got rid of Shannahan, now Cutler. Bears fans, rejoice, you now have one of the premiere quarterbacks in the league and possibly a HOF'er. Get some quality receivers around him, decent running back and O-Line and you're off to the races.

dboston Author Profile Page :

is anyone concerned that the Bears gave up 2 1st and a 3rd round picks for Cutler, while Cassel and Grabel could only generate a 3rd round pick? we're the investigation?

esdean Author Profile Page :

Jay Cutler is a spoiled brat and was when he was growing up in Santa Claus, Indiana. While he is a talented player he will bring discord and poor behavior to the Bears. Denver should have sent him to the Canadian Football League. I'm sorry the Bears made this deal.

delOH Author Profile Page :

The Bears did pay a steep price for Cutler. But also consider the fact that the trade ends the yearly Chicago QB controversy. Probably well worth it in Lovie Smith's mind! Actually, (as Mike Lange would say) Lovie is most likely "Smilin' like a Butcher's Dog".

poorrichard Author Profile Page :

Lifetime south sider here.

Lifetime bears fan.

Lifetime of frustration with Bears Management

This is Angelo's dying gasp. Needless to say a stupid decision just like most during his tenure. Such a great evaluator of football talent, particularly prima donna QBs. (Where is Rashan Salaam when you need him. Can he QB?)

I figure the purpose of the ridiculous trade is to knee-cap the guy who will replace him when this guy goes down in game 2...of the preseason.

3-13 maybe?

uwbadger1 Author Profile Page :

Forgive my Midwestern paranoia but I am wondering if agent Bus Cook (of Favre and McNair fame) is using the Cutler Bear trade to get back at the Packers? (He tried to get Favre in the Viking camp last year.) Stranger things have happened in the NFC North.

mayoungkin Author Profile Page :

I remain convinced that Jay Cutler has more in common with Jeff George than any other recent NFL quarterback - mad skills, super ego, can't lead, can't win. So my educated guess would be that the Bears will experience a short-term resurgence under Cutler, followed by a return to the franchise's more typical form. Cutler will be somewhere else in three years.

ozpunk Author Profile Page :

I think this could revive the franchise if they can get some talent at wideout to catch the cutler bombs. They have good talent at TE with Olsen who is a good pass catcher like Tony Scheffler, but no threat on the outside. Hester is still a work in progess and Muhammad, Berrian and Bradley are all long gone. Housh is signed so they better make a play for Marvin or Torry unless they think they can draft a star in the second round, or just stick with Hester and Davis and hope for the best next free agency period.

karraker630 Author Profile Page :

I'm looking forward to the Orton era in Denver!

chrisw21 Author Profile Page :

Below is a list of Bears starting QBs since 1979 according to Wikipedia. No disrespect to Kyle (Rex does suck though), but Cutler is just what this team needs. Now if we can just get him some receivers who can catch!

1979: Mike Phipps, Vince Evans, Bob Avellini 1980: Phipps, Evans 1981: Evans 1982: Bob Avellini, Jim McMahon 1983: McMahon, Evans 1984: McMahon, Avellini, Steve Fuller, Rusty Lisch, Greg Landry 1985: McMahon, Steve Fuller 1986: McMahon, Mike Tomczak, Steve Fuller, Doug Flutie 1987: McMahon, Tomczak 1988: McMahon, Tomczak, Jim Harbaugh 1989: Tomczak, Harbaugh 1990: Harbaugh, Tomczak 1991: Harbaugh 1992: Harbaugh, Peter Tom Willis, Will Furrer 1993: Harbaugh, Willis 1994: Erik Kramer, Steve Walsh 1995: Kramer 1996: Kramer, Dave Kreig 1997: Kramer, Rick Mirer 1998: Kramer, Steve Stenstrom, Moses Moreno 1999: Shane Matthews, Cade McNown, Jim Miller 2000: McNown, Matthews, Miller 2001: Miller, Matthews 2002: Miller, Chris Chandler, Henry Burris 2003: Kordell Stewart, Chandler, Rex Grossman 2004: Grossman, Jonathan Quinn, Craig Krenzel, Chad Hutchinson 2005: Kyle Orton, Grossman 2006: Grossman 2007: Grossman, Brian Griese, Orton 2008: Orton, Grossman (1 game vs. Tennessee)

chrisw21 Author Profile Page :

Below is a list of Bears starting QBs since 1979 according to Wikipedia. No disrespect to Kyle (Rex does suck though), but Cutler is just what this team needs. Now if we can just get him some receivers who can catch!

1979: Mike Phipps, Vince Evans, Bob Avellini 1980: Phipps, Evans 1981: Evans 1982: Bob Avellini, Jim McMahon 1983: McMahon, Evans 1984: McMahon, Avellini, Steve Fuller, Rusty Lisch, Greg Landry 1985: McMahon, Steve Fuller 1986: McMahon, Mike Tomczak, Steve Fuller, Doug Flutie 1987: McMahon, Tomczak 1988: McMahon, Tomczak, Jim Harbaugh 1989: Tomczak, Harbaugh 1990: Harbaugh, Tomczak 1991: Harbaugh 1992: Harbaugh, Peter Tom Willis, Will Furrer 1993: Harbaugh, Willis 1994: Erik Kramer, Steve Walsh 1995: Kramer 1996: Kramer, Dave Kreig 1997: Kramer, Rick Mirer 1998: Kramer, Steve Stenstrom, Moses Moreno 1999: Shane Matthews, Cade McNown, Jim Miller 2000: McNown, Matthews, Miller 2001: Miller, Matthews 2002: Miller, Chris Chandler, Henry Burris 2003: Kordell Stewart, Chandler, Rex Grossman 2004: Grossman, Jonathan Quinn, Craig Krenzel, Chad Hutchinson 2005: Kyle Orton, Grossman 2006: Grossman 2007: Grossman, Brian Griese, Orton 2008: Orton, Grossman (1 game vs. Tennessee)

chrisw21 Author Profile Page :

Below is a list from Wikipedia of the Bears starting QBs since 1979. No disrespect to Kyle (Rex sucks!), but Cutler is just what this team needs. Now if we can get him some receivers who can catch the ball!

1979: Mike Phipps, Vince Evans, Bob Avellini 1980: Phipps, Evans 1981: Evans 1982: Bob Avellini, Jim McMahon 1983: McMahon, Evans 1984: McMahon, Avellini, Steve Fuller, Rusty Lisch, Greg Landry 1985: McMahon, Steve Fuller 1986: McMahon, Mike Tomczak, Steve Fuller, Doug Flutie 1987: McMahon, Tomczak 1988: McMahon, Tomczak, Jim Harbaugh 1989: Tomczak, Harbaugh 1990: Harbaugh, Tomczak 1991: Harbaugh 1992: Harbaugh, Peter Tom Willis, Will Furrer 1993: Harbaugh, Willis 1994: Erik Kramer, Steve Walsh 1995: Kramer 1996: Kramer, Dave Kreig 1997: Kramer, Rick Mirer 1998: Kramer, Steve Stenstrom, Moses Moreno 1999: Shane Matthews, Cade McNown, Jim Miller 2000: McNown, Matthews, Miller 2001: Miller, Matthews 2002: Miller, Chris Chandler, Henry Burris 2003: Kordell Stewart, Chandler, Rex Grossman 2004: Grossman, Jonathan Quinn, Craig Krenzel, Chad Hutchinson 2005: Kyle Orton, Grossman 2006: Grossman 2007: Grossman, Brian Griese, Orton 2008: Orton, Grossman (1 game vs. Tennessee)

chrisw21 Author Profile Page :

Below is a list from Wikipedia of the Bears starting QBs since 1979. No disrespect to Kyle (Rex sucks!), but Cutler is just what this team needs. Now if we can get him some receivers who can catch the ball!

1979: Mike Phipps, Vince Evans, Bob Avellini 1980: Phipps, Evans 1981: Evans 1982: Bob Avellini, Jim McMahon 1983: McMahon, Evans 1984: McMahon, Avellini, Steve Fuller, Rusty Lisch, Greg Landry 1985: McMahon, Steve Fuller 1986: McMahon, Mike Tomczak, Steve Fuller, Doug Flutie 1987: McMahon, Tomczak 1988: McMahon, Tomczak, Jim Harbaugh 1989: Tomczak, Harbaugh 1990: Harbaugh, Tomczak 1991: Harbaugh 1992: Harbaugh, Peter Tom Willis, Will Furrer 1993: Harbaugh, Willis 1994: Erik Kramer, Steve Walsh 1995: Kramer 1996: Kramer, Dave Kreig 1997: Kramer, Rick Mirer 1998: Kramer, Steve Stenstrom, Moses Moreno 1999: Shane Matthews, Cade McNown, Jim Miller 2000: McNown, Matthews, Miller 2001: Miller, Matthews 2002: Miller, Chris Chandler, Henry Burris 2003: Kordell Stewart, Chandler, Rex Grossman 2004: Grossman, Jonathan Quinn, Craig Krenzel, Chad Hutchinson 2005: Kyle Orton, Grossman 2006: Grossman 2007: Grossman, Brian Griese, Orton 2008: Orton, Grossman (1 game vs. Tennessee)

chrisw21 Author Profile Page :

Below is a list from Wikipedia of the Bears starting QBs since 1979. No disrespect to Kyle (Rex sucks!), but Cutler is just what this team needs. Now if we can get him some receivers who can catch the ball!

1979: Mike Phipps, Vince Evans, Bob Avellini 1980: Phipps, Evans 1981: Evans 1982: Bob Avellini, Jim McMahon 1983: McMahon, Evans 1984: McMahon, Avellini, Steve Fuller, Rusty Lisch, Greg Landry 1985: McMahon, Steve Fuller 1986: McMahon, Mike Tomczak, Steve Fuller, Doug Flutie 1987: McMahon, Tomczak 1988: McMahon, Tomczak, Jim Harbaugh 1989: Tomczak, Harbaugh 1990: Harbaugh, Tomczak 1991: Harbaugh 1992: Harbaugh, Peter Tom Willis, Will Furrer 1993: Harbaugh, Willis 1994: Erik Kramer, Steve Walsh 1995: Kramer 1996: Kramer, Dave Kreig 1997: Kramer, Rick Mirer 1998: Kramer, Steve Stenstrom, Moses Moreno 1999: Shane Matthews, Cade McNown, Jim Miller 2000: McNown, Matthews, Miller 2001: Miller, Matthews 2002: Miller, Chris Chandler, Henry Burris 2003: Kordell Stewart, Chandler, Rex Grossman 2004: Grossman, Jonathan Quinn, Craig Krenzel, Chad Hutchinson 2005: Kyle Orton, Grossman 2006: Grossman 2007: Grossman, Brian Griese, Orton 2008: Orton, Grossman (1 game vs. Tennessee)

chrisw21 Author Profile Page :

Below is a list from Wikipedia of the Bears starting QBs since 1979. No disrespect to Kyle (Rex sucks!), but Cutler is just what this team needs. Now if we can get him some receivers who can catch the ball!

1979: Mike Phipps, Vince Evans, Bob Avellini 1980: Phipps, Evans 1981: Evans 1982: Bob Avellini, Jim McMahon 1983: McMahon, Evans 1984: McMahon, Avellini, Steve Fuller, Rusty Lisch, Greg Landry 1985: McMahon, Steve Fuller 1986: McMahon, Mike Tomczak, Steve Fuller, Doug Flutie 1987: McMahon, Tomczak 1988: McMahon, Tomczak, Jim Harbaugh 1989: Tomczak, Harbaugh 1990: Harbaugh, Tomczak 1991: Harbaugh 1992: Harbaugh, Peter Tom Willis, Will Furrer 1993: Harbaugh, Willis 1994: Erik Kramer, Steve Walsh 1995: Kramer 1996: Kramer, Dave Kreig 1997: Kramer, Rick Mirer 1998: Kramer, Steve Stenstrom, Moses Moreno 1999: Shane Matthews, Cade McNown, Jim Miller 2000: McNown, Matthews, Miller 2001: Miller, Matthews 2002: Miller, Chris Chandler, Henry Burris 2003: Kordell Stewart, Chandler, Rex Grossman 2004: Grossman, Jonathan Quinn, Craig Krenzel, Chad Hutchinson 2005: Kyle Orton, Grossman 2006: Grossman 2007: Grossman, Brian Griese, Orton 2008: Orton, Grossman (1 game vs. Tennessee)

chrisw21 Author Profile Page :

Oops. Sorry about the multiple posts Mods. My bad. Go Bears!

 
 
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