How Much of a Leash Does Jay Cutler Truly Deserve?

July 6, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Chicago Bears need to support Jay Cutler and give him a longer leash to fulfill his potential. His time in Chicago hasn’t garnered a lot of success, but he’s still the team’s best option at the quarterback position for the foreseeable future.
When evaluating Cutler’s time with the Bears, it’s important to factor in the lack of support he has received from the organization.
It all starts with the revolving door at the offensive coordinator spot. Cutler has dealt with four different offensive coordinators in his five seasons with the team.
He has had uninspiring coaches like Ron Turner and Mike Tice, who struggled to develop an effective game plan. The Mike Martz era was a complete disaster that saw Cutler taking a ton of hits due to a poor protection scheme.
Cutler came to Chicago at age 26, which was right in the main part of his development process. The instability at the offensive coordinator position absolutely hindered his overa...

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