Found July 24, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
PLAYERS: Jay Cutler
TEAMS: Chicago Bears

As quarterback Jay Cutler enters the final year of his current contract, the Chicago Bears are simply allowing him to gamble on himself the way Joe Flacco did with the Ravens last season.  The only problem is if he say, wins a Super Bowl, the Bears will be likely forced to pay him over $22 million per season. #Bears and Jay Cutler haven't spoken about a new contract since the new administration took over. That won't change now. But… — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 24, 2013 #Bears conundrum, from someone connected to Cutler: If he has the year he wants to, it's gonna cost them a lot more than doing a deal now — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 24, 2013 The Bears are a team that’s really flown under the radar this season.  They dramatically improved their offensive line and have enough talent to win a championship.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Bears letting Jay Cutler gamble on himself appeared first on Pro Football Zone.


Chicago Bears 5 burning questions: Part one

Jay Cutler The Chicago Bears have officially reported to training camp for the 2013 NFL season.  As they prepare for the year, there are some burning questions surrounding the team. 1.  Will the offensive line finally be able to hold up? Phil Emery and the rest of the front office knew that the offensive line was one of the biggest weaknesses last year, if not the biggest one. ...

Jay Cutler: Chicago Bears won’t extend quarterback’s contract before 2014

Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery dropped a bit of a bombshell on Wednesday when he announced that the team would not be signing any players to contract extensions during the 2013 season. That means the team’s quarterback, Jay Cutler, won’t be getting a new deal before the 2014 season. Cutler signed a two-year, $30 million contract extension in October of 2009 that altered...

Emery may have to make tough decision on Jay Cutler

General manager Phil Emery’s proclamation that the Bears will not negotiate contract extensions during the 2013 season is a masterstroke of simplicity prudence and fairness: You play — you get paid; you don’t — you won’t. It’s a philosophy that avoids more problems than it creates — especially on a team that was 7-3 and 7-1 in the middle of the last two seasons and...

With deals up, stakes soaring for Cutler

Jay Cutler is aware quarterbacks are cashing in around the NFL. He also realizes he'll have to wait for his big payday. Chicago general manager Phil Emery all but ruled out extensions this season for players with expiring contracts, and Cutler insists he's OK with that. The same goes for kicker Robbie Gould and cornerback Tim Jennings, who are part of a long list of Bears...

Bears' Cutler likely has to wait for new deal

If quarterback Jay Cutler wants a new contract from the Chicago Bears, it looks like he'll have to wait until the end of the season. General manager Phil Emery says he doesn't see the Bears extending contracts this season, meaning several high-profile players could hit the open market. He spoke Wednesday as players arrived for the start of training camp, their first under...

2013 Chicago Bears: Jay Cutler's Keys to Success

Jay Cutler proved to the Denver Broncos in 2006 that he was destined to be an elite quarterback. He was picked as an 11th overall draft pick and followed that with a stint in the 2008 Pro Bowl.  But it didn’t take long for that destiny to be transferred to another team who would embrace him as their possible franchise quarterback, the Chicago Bears. Despite being a Type 1 diabetic...

smokinjaycutler: Smokin’ Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears began...

smokinjaycutler: Smokin’ Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears began training camp today so we’re posting our first ever animated smoke gif on the site.  Good luck this season Smokin’ Jay!

QB Jay Cutler to wait until 2014 for a new deal

Following in the footsteps of Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco, Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler will wait until after his current contract expires in order to secure a new deal. Flacco rolled the dice last season and wound up leading his team to a Super Bowl championship and a very lucrative new contract. Cutler is hoping for similar financial success after the 2013 season. Cutler had...

Trestman era kicks into gear for Bears

Big changes hit the Bears with the force of a winter wind in Chicago. Now, it's time to see how all the moves play out. The Marc Trestman era kicks into a higher gear with the start of training camp this week and the Bears looking for more after missing the playoffs for the fifth time in six seasons. A second straight collapse cost former coach Lovie Smith his job. Now, the...

Fantasy Team Preview: Bears

Overall outlook: New head coach Marc Trestman hopes to breathe life into the normally mediocre Bears' offense. Once again, there's a trio of interesting players here. Bye week : 8 Quarterback : Jay Cutler Ranked 23rd with 22.6 fantasy points in 2012 ... Cutler was 24th in passing yards (3,033) and T-21 in touchdowns (19), but since he ranked 24th in attempts...

NFC NORTH: Breakdown and Predictions by Jesse Thomas

These predictions are by Jesse Thomas.  Jesse is a big supporter of the site, and hosts a great Podcast, "That Other Sports Show".  Be sure to check him out on Twitter:Listen to the newest show via #Baseball #Steroids #ARod #RadTimes— Jesse Emelianenko (@JTT81) July 25, 2013 If you would like to send us your NFL predictions, hit me up on twitter...
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