2010 Fantasy Football Player Watch: Is Jay Cutler Worth the Risk?

August 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Apparently Bears QB Jay Cutler has some "trust issues" with his offensive line after he was sacked nine times in the first two preseason games.
"We had some protection issues last game," Cutler said. "There might have still been some little effects from that, just trusting the guys up there."
Cutler was showing himself to be very ancy at the sign of any pressure what-so-ever.
There are two distinct problems here:
1. Mike Martz style of offense isn’t designed around a mobile QB running for the hills because he is being chased by giants, it is designed for quick releases and it is designed to exploit one on one matchups. Cutler had some problems holding onto the ball too long last year, but that is only half the issue.
2. In order for this system to be effective, the receivers must get separation at the line of scrimmage, to be available vertically, or simply break coverage to give Cutler an option if he is on the run.
None of this has happened ye...

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