Bears Made Right Decision for Present, Future by Starting Jay Cutler

December 18, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Chicago Bears expected to find themselves in the thick of the NFC North race with two games left in the season, and sure enough, here we are.
What no one could have foreseen was that the Bears would have found themselves in the middle of a quarterback controversy as well. To their credit, head coach Marc Trestman and the Bears have handled both situations about as well as could be expected.
Trestman raised some eyebrows last week leading up to the game in Cleveland when he didn't hesitate to name Jay Cutler the starting quarterback after the eighth-year pro missed four games with an injured ankle.
The reason for those hiked brows was simple: Josh McCown played like a madman in Cutler's absence.
McCown's QBR of 85.7 is tops in the NFL. Higher than Peyton Manning. Higher than Drew Brees. Higher than Tom Brady.
Yet, despite that success, Trestman didn't hesitate to go back to Cutler. Mainly because he really didn't have much choice.
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