Jay Cutler Refers to Younger Teammates as ‘These Kids with Their Phones,’ Is Old

August 6, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It's likely been creeping up Jay Cutler's spine for years now.
New waves of rookies, each one with his own favorite songs and touchstones, filing into the locker room year after year and slowly changing the culture until one day, you walk in and it finally washes over you: You're the old and odd man out.
It starts with the music. They were listening to Yung Joc's "It's Going Down" when Cutler came into the league in 2006, and now it's all whip dancing and "Trap Queen" by Fettuccine Wrap or some such ballyhoo.
Cutler doesn't get it anymore. But the Chicago Bears' 32-year-old quarterback is willing to try, or so he told ESPN's Jeff Dickerson in a recent interview, where he referred to his younger teammates as "these kids with their phones" and somehow restrained himself from shaking a fist at a passing cloud.
He spoke on getting to know the new guys on the team, saying he just thinks they don't make kids like they used to.
"It's tough. It is tough. I think k...

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