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According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Chicago Bears, will continue to wait until the offseason to sign quarterback Jay Cutler to a contract extension.
Bears starting quarterback Jay Cutler is in the final year of the extension he signed in 2009 and has the team off to a 3-0 start. But there have been no contract talks so far in-season and the Bears have said they will table any negotiations until after the season. Agents for several of the team’s potential free agents said they expected the team to wait until January to try to retain those players.
Cutler is open to getting a deal done now instead of waiting.
With Cutler thriving in the new system installed by rookie head coach Marc Trestman, many have wondered if that might expedite contract talks, after a summer in which nothing really materialized. Cutler would be open to negotiations in-season, according to league sources, but neither side is pressing the issue and seem content to let this ride out.
Cutler also have no problem with waiting until after this season to get something done.
Cutler, who is making just under $9 million this season, is not turned off by the lack of movement on a new deal, sources said. Like Flacco last year, Cutler seems content to play out his contract and see what the future will bring.
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— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) October 1, 2013
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Jason La Canfora was first to report that the Arizona Cardinals have agreed to trade LT Levi Brown to the Steelers.
Pro Football Talk reports that it’s a “done deal” pending a physical.
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