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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 24, 2011
Posted on: January 24, 2011 1:31 pm
 

Report: Cutler tore his MCL

Look here, Cutler is a jerk!! I know first hand because I saw him in a local eatery when he was here in Denver. This is why he is getting blasted by so many current and former players. I don't know why anyone would like this douche! Stop defending this a-hole. It's not a good look for anyone.



Since: Jul 15, 2008
Posted on: January 24, 2011 1:30 pm
 

Report: Cutler tore his MCL

Dont blame Color blind Cutler. The Bears had no business being in the NFC championship game anyway



Since: Nov 5, 2006
Posted on: January 24, 2011 1:30 pm
 

Report: Cutler tore his MCL

you know the camera not on cutler and hanie the whole time. how do you know it's not the end of their talk or someone called jay and that's what the camera caught. unless you're there you can't say that. according to hanie cutler did help him and was on the headset so he was still helping with the game.



Since: Sep 15, 2006
Posted on: January 24, 2011 1:28 pm
 

Report: Cutler tore his MCL

I heard his girlfriend broke up with him because they both can't have vagina's.





Since: Sep 9, 2009
Posted on: January 24, 2011 1:28 pm
 

Report: Cutler tore his MCL

H Doyle---it's people like you that give Packer fans a bad name. I hope you get destroyed in the Super Bowl

So---just wondering---do you have furniture in the lawn in front of your double wide?



Since: Mar 13, 2008
Posted on: January 24, 2011 1:22 pm
 

Report: Cutler tore his MCL

I heard he strained his vagina



Since: Oct 3, 2006
Posted on: January 24, 2011 1:19 pm
 

Report: Cutler tore his MCL

Good point about the help. Hanie played great but with little time and experience with the play callers and first team. it was just to damn tough. That last pic sucked because he had to throw it when he did because the preasure was closing in on him and it was 4th down he had to take a chance and he looked like a pro doing it. The problem is the Martz put him in that position. They had a shot and better shot with him in than collins.

Cutler should have been helping to make the call and mentoring Hanie through it.

An MCL injury of any severity is not that painful. An ACL is. But they both effect yur mobility and stability and that would have made for an even longer day if cutler had stayed in.

The coaching staff should have skipped collins and went straight to Hanie and Ran, Ran Ran. That would have forced the Packers d to play it close for some downfield shots. the halftime scor could have been closer and Hanie would not have been playing desperate the entire time.

Monday is always 20/20 and i give Cutler the nod if he felt he would have been a bigger liability than an asset. He's probably right.



Since: Jul 13, 2007
Posted on: January 24, 2011 1:19 pm
 

Report: Cutler tore his MCL

Yes.  That is what people at the game are reporting.  And this just in.  FB Heath Evans of the Saints said Brees played 7 or 8 GAMES with a torn MCL.  And Cutler cant go one HALF - In the NFC Championship game,  Puleasse!



Since: Sep 9, 2009
Posted on: January 24, 2011 1:18 pm
 

Report: Cutler tore his MCL

"THIS COMMITTE OWES AN APOLOGY SENATOR!  THIS COMMITTE OWES AN APOLOGY!!"

- Tom Hagen
The Godfather Part II




Since: Aug 10, 2008
Posted on: January 24, 2011 1:17 pm
 

Report: Cutler tore his MCL

So the bears have been through about 100 qb's in the last 20 years and the two fans like the LEAST - Cutler and Grossman - both took them to the NFC championship game?  What's up with that?


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