Jay Cutler Injury: Did Cutler Give Up on the Bears, or Are We Just Overreacting?

January 24, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Jay Cutler injury has caused quite a bit of buzz across the sports world today, and with good reason.
After all, it's not every day that a quarterback who is one of the faces of his franchise, who's being paid close to $10 million this season, suddenly can't come back into one of the biggest playoff games in franchise history. 
Cutler's been getting blasted in the media and by current and former players (mostly from non-playoff teams whose alleged tough-guy acts worked so well for them this season) regarding his decision not to come back into the game after sustaining a knee injury at the end of the first half of the NFC Championship Game. 
Fans and writers alike have questioned the cannon-armed quarterback's toughness, thinking that he should have forced his way back into the game. After all, that's what Brett Favre, the pinnacle of all things tough and gritty in the NFL, would have done. 
But maybe, just maybe, we're all being a little harsh on ...

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