The Chicago Bears did not play particularly well against the Carolina Panthers until the fourth quarter on Sunday. A game that many expected to be a rout looked like a sure upset through the first three quarters. Chicago trailed 13-7 at halftime after playing particularly poorly on offense, and the fans let them hear it on their way into the locker room. This did not please Jay Cutler.
The consensus on Twitter was that Cutler looked up at the stands and said, “F***in fans, I swear to God.” The Bears were still in the game, but the fans were clearly frustrated after six first-half sacks, two fumbles and one interception. After the game, Cutler said he didn’t blame them.
“I’d boo us too, … It was a boo-worthy performance,” Cutler said according to the Chicago Tribune. “It was pathetic offensively what we put out there offensively. We’ve got to get better. We know that, our fans know that. Luckily enough, we got out of there with a win.”
The man in the animation above that The Big Lead shared with us doesn’t appear to be very understanding of the boos, but sometimes your perspective changes a little when you come away with a win. If fans burned my jersey in a bar and voted me one of the NFL’s least-liked players, I’d probably have a short fuse with them too.
H/T Pro Football Talk