Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 11/20/11

Well this stinks.

I’ve never been the biggest Jay Cutler fan, but I have to say that I’ve gained a newfound respect for him this season as he’s persevered through O-Line problems and receiver issues to lead the Bears, along with Matt Forte, to a 7-3 record.

Unfortunately, Cutler’s season may well be over now that he will have to have surgery to repair a broken thumb.

Here is the latest update on Cutler’s thumb injury, which was first reported by Jay Glazer, via Pro Football Talk:

Jay Glazer of FOX reports that the Bears fear Jay Cutler has a broken thumb.  Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune quickly followed up that report to say Cutler indeed does have a broken thumb on his throwing hand.

According to Brad Briggs of the Chicago Tribune, the injury occurred in the fourth quarter after Cutler through an interception and was blocked to the ground.

This is really a shame for Bears fans, because few teams other than the Packers and 49ers are playing better football right now, and Cutler has obviously been a major reason why.

Yesterday, Tyler posted 10 of his favorite Jay Cutler expressions. Looks like he may need to add one more.

Image source: ClubhouseCancer.com

Jay Cutler may indeed dominate, but his thumb no longer does.

 

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