Jay Cutler: QB’s Demeanor Was No Factor in the Bears’ NFC Championship Loss

January 25, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Much has been made of Jay Cutler's sideline demeanor after suffering what we now know is a sprained Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) and watching an entire year of work be rendered irrelevant.
Analysts on both ESPN and the NFL network questioned Cutler's toughness before knowing anything about the seriousness of the injury Cutler sustained, or what he'd been told by the Bears medical and coaching stuff.
The way Cutler carried himself, and the looks on his face, inspired passionate hyperbole from several analysts. Within 24 hours of the game's conclusion, many of the television analysts had gone on to question Cutler's heart, courage, passion for and commitment to the game, all based on what they could see on TV.
In the past three years Cutler had the coach who drafted and believed in him fired, his new coach promptly shipped them out of town, his first year in Chicago did not go well, and he got off to a rocky start this year.
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