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Report: Cutler tore his MCL

Posted on: January 24, 2011 10:59 am
Edited on: January 24, 2011 2:43 pm
 
Posted by Andy BenoitJ. Cutler (US Presswire)

UPDATE 2:45 p.m. EST: Lovie Smith said Cutler has a sprained MCL. A sprain is the same as a minor tear. Smith also said that Cutler is a tough guy.

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Sounds like a slew of former NFL players and overactive Twitter users might owe Jay Cutler an apology. According to Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun Times, the Bears quarterback suffered an MCL tear in Sunday’s NFC Championship game.

Doctors are still determining the grade of the tear. It’s worth noting that the grade of the MCL tear is significant. A tear can sometimes be another word for “sprain”.

Because Cutler was simply standing on the sideline and not getting treatment on his knee during the second half Sunday, many outside observers (who, of course, could not feel Cutler’s pain) were quick to criticize his toughness and heart.

Though the initial harsh reaction to Cutler’s injury was startling (how often do NFL players get questioned like this?), it wasn’t unprecedented. LaDainian Tomlinson went through a similar ordeal a few years ago when a knee injury kept him out of playoff action. Tomlinson’s knee injury just happened to be an MCL.
 

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Since: Jan 13, 2008
Posted on: January 24, 2011 2:15 pm
 

Report: Cutler tore his MCL

They showed him standing while his offense was on the field. He was watching the play. When the defense was out he was working with Hanie.



Since: Aug 24, 2006
Posted on: January 24, 2011 2:12 pm
 

Report: Cutler tore his MCL

LOL Lots of supporters for such a pansy ass.



Since: Oct 14, 2008
Posted on: January 24, 2011 2:12 pm
 

Report: Cutler tore his MCL

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That explains it right there. The guy is a Wuss. </span>




Since: Sep 27, 2007
Posted on: January 24, 2011 2:11 pm
 

Report: Cutler tore his MCL

What do you know about being a professional athelete?  Your exstensive years of playing Madden and asking " Do you want frys with that" at work has obviosuly made you thik you have accomplished something...

You think Cutler wanted to let his teamates down and not get a chance to win the game and play in the Superbowl?  If you were ever an athlete you would know that when you get to the level of the NFL that is what these guys play for...




Since: Aug 28, 2008
Posted on: January 24, 2011 2:10 pm
 

Report: Cutler tore his MCL

I cannot believe some of the asnine comments posted here about Cutler and the Bears. WOW! idiots you know who you are!
Cutler would have stayed in the freakin' game if he had been able to / this guy plays in the NFL he is pretty damn tough obviously /maybe he should have grimaced more on the sideline for people to believe he was incapable of performing in an NFC championship game / the game is hard enough to play without being immobile / Cutler and the Bears will be back next year and will be an even better team than this one that was IN the NFC championship game



Since: Jan 24, 2011
Posted on: January 24, 2011 2:10 pm
 

Report: Cutler tore his MCL

Caleb Hanie just said Jay helped him out tremendously on the sidelines in an interview earlier this morning. 



Since: Jul 1, 2010
Posted on: January 24, 2011 2:09 pm
 

Report: Cutler tore his MCL

My only thing about this whole situation as that he was just sitting there like a bum and not cheering his team on. Sure he is probably upset he is not playing but he should have been trying to pump up his teammate do something not just sit there waiting for the game to end.



Since: Oct 14, 2008
Posted on: January 24, 2011 2:08 pm
 

Report: Cutler tore his MCL

What a pansy. He flat out quit. "Tear" or no "tear" he's no leader on the football field. 



Since: Apr 24, 2008
Posted on: January 24, 2011 2:08 pm
 

Report: Cutler tore his MCL

And you sucked.  I'm just guessing here, but I have a feeling I'm right.  You did not play QB in the NFL, nor have a multi-million dollar contract or a franchise on your shoulders to worry about.  And I also have a feeling you didn't play on a torn MCL, because I did, and I was pulled immeadiately for the sake of the team, just like Cutler.  And no, you can't play on an MCL tear, not OL, not LB and certainly not QB.



Since: Jan 24, 2011
Posted on: January 24, 2011 2:08 pm
 

Report: Cutler tore his MCL

First off, learn the English language & how to spell the words in it.  Secondly, do yourself a favor a zip your trap.  You don't have a clue as to what his injury really is, nor would you have been out there had you had the same injury.  What has the guy ever done that would make you think he's a crybaby?  Quit being a tool and work on your obesity. 


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