• Bears had talked Cutler deal pre-Trestman hire

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Jul 17, 2013
    And the Bears can always use the franchise tag on Cutler if needed. But the message is clear: Cutler needs to impress the new boss this year. Cutler is an interesting case. The implication is, Trestman wants to see Cutler perform in his offense before committing a big contract to the quarterback. It's an interesting stance. But he’s an offensive guy, he understands the quarterback position, he understands the pressure we’re under, he understands how to make it easier for us.
    • Cutler says he’s not distracted by contract talk

      Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said the lack of a contract extension entering the final year of his deal won’t be a distraction, or much of a topic of conversation. Cutler told ESPN Chicago 1000 it was barely on his mind at all. “I haven’t thought about i…
    • Jay Cutler contract extension talks ended when Chicago Bears hired Marc Trestman

      There's an interesting tidbit from the Chicago Tribune that after last season the Chicago Bears were discussing a long-term contract extension with Jay Cutler for about $15 million a year. Then Marc Trestman was hired as coach, and those talks ended. Th…
      Source: yahoo.com

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