Alright, we've been killing Jay Cutler all day, partially because of the Bears efforts against the Packers last night and partially the role he played in that loss. All in all Cutler's performance wasn't that bad...operative words being "that bad."
Sure, four picks are atrocious, as are 7 sacks. But after games like that, the way we carry ourselves speaks volumes. Body language is just as loud as yelling. This begins my hang up with Mr. Cutler, a player I usually go to bat for.
In a win or a loss, it's done as a collective. Linemen don't throw touchdowns, quarterbacks don't tackle (Mr. Locker), and safeties don't kick field goals. It's circular, the successes and failures of a team. Displays of frustration are part of an emotional game but to be done with respect that recognizes the varying degrees of difficulty at ALL positions. Cutlers body language was void of the frustration felt by most in that locker room and the "if you don't like it" post-game statement will come back to bite him. Classic no-no!!
It's going to take a HUGE Thursday night player's dinner to mend some of those relationships. With Forte injured, he's going to need those big boys upfront so he can stay upright and hit Brandon Marshall and still retain his teeth. Linemen unite! They need us! Especially YOU Mr. Cutler! Love you, mean it!
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