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Bears finally have a franchise passer

Posted on: April 2, 2009 5:51 pm
Edited on: April 2, 2009 6:15 pm

The Chicago Bears can quit playing the quarterback game. The team's prayers have been answered.

They have a franchise passer. Finally. No more filling the position with role players masquerading as quartrerbacks. Jay Cutler is the real thing.

And because they landed him in a trade Thursday from the Denver Broncos Thursday, the Bears should now be considered a real Super Bowl threat.

Can we say steal?

The price of two first-round picks and Kyle Orton is steep, but when you're the Bears and you haven't had a legitimate passer since Jim McMahon and true star since Sid Luckman, you have to take a chance. This is the right move.

Cutler is 25. He threw for over 8,000 yards the past two seasons. You can't discount that value.

For the past couple of years, when talking about the Bears, it's alwasy been this: They're good, but what about the quarterback? Not anymore.

The quarterback question is answered. Eat it up, Chicago. The Bears are Super contenders.





Category: NFL

Since: Apr 20, 2009
Posted on: April 25, 2009 6:46 pm

Bears finally have a franchise passer

Freeman will be thye best qb

Since: Feb 21, 2007
Posted on: April 3, 2009 5:54 pm

Bears finally have a franchise passer

You suck and so do the chargers. Come on Rivers is the biggest fucking crybaby in the league. Matter of fact so is LT. Get a new team bro because San Diego will never see a super bowl ring. God bless you and your shitty chargers, what a joke you are.

Since: Apr 12, 2008
Posted on: April 2, 2009 11:04 pm

Bears finally have a franchise passer

 Do They Now?  Cutler didn't impress me as a field general or a winner. I think his outcry in Denver is proof enough that he has a fragile mind. Chicago a tough town and they won't warm to him when he screws up. Look at his stats ....they ain't all that great. I think Chicago made a mistake and unfortunately there is no easy remedy. They will have to live with him for a few long years. Franchise QB's are rarely purchased from another team, they are developed within organizations that don't mortgage tommorrow to please the fans today.  

Since: May 8, 2008
Posted on: April 2, 2009 9:49 pm

Bears finally have a franchise passer

Remember everyone young qbs that are franchise qbs don't grow on trees.  I they did we wouldn't have had to trade 2 first round picks for him.  The Bears did have 2 third round picks also so giving up that one isn't too bad. 

Since: Apr 2, 2009
Posted on: April 2, 2009 9:17 pm

Bears finally have a franchise passer

Giving up two 1st round picks is nothing to worry about given the poor track record of Angelo with #1 picks.  Getting a proven NFL QB that still has upside and saving the Bears from overpaying two more Angelo draft busts is worth it. (Remember Cedric Benson and Rex Grossman).  On the savings side, I read that Cutler only counts $1 million vs the cap in 2009, so that leaves more money to spend on proven NFL talent instead of risky draft picks.  Hello Orlando Pace.

Since: Aug 18, 2006
Posted on: April 2, 2009 9:06 pm

Bears finally have a franchise passer


Prisco meant the Bears haven't had a true star at QB, genius!

Since: Aug 28, 2006
Posted on: April 2, 2009 8:52 pm

Bears finally have a franchise passer

Hopefully this is the move the Bears needed to make to get over the hump. Cuttler is easily the best QB they have had since Jim McMahon ( sp?).

He could be a total bust, or the next Brett Favre, who knows? The one thing I do know is they probably overpaid. Two 1st rounders, a 3rd rounder, and your starting QB? Getting back a paltry 5th rounder this year is an insult to Bears fans intelligence, a 5th rounder has about an 18% chance of making an NFL team.

I hope we can look back in 10 years and be grateful the Bears rolled the dice on this one. Cuttler is either incredibly immature, or he wanted to look that way to get out of Denver.

One good thing, it free's up a lot of cap space for veteran free agents.




Since: Apr 2, 2009
Posted on: April 2, 2009 8:51 pm

Bears finally have a franchise passer

I think Prisco just tested positive for the same substance Raji did.

Super Bowl contenders?  They will not even contend for their own division!  Old, over-hyped D.  A por offensive line.  And who is he going to throw the ball too?  The Bears going to go and dig up Willie Gault??

This will go down as one of the worst trades in NFL history. 

Since: Nov 25, 2006
Posted on: April 2, 2009 8:46 pm

Bears finally have a franchise passer

 Go Chargers???????????  where are they gonna go? Not to the Superbowl. You wanna talk about whinning then you need only look at your own team 1st. Remember the playoff loss to the PAts a couple years ago? All I heard was a bunch of crybabies iin baby blue uniforms whinning about the other team celebrating on their own turf. That foul mothed pice of crap you have for a starting qb is worse than Cutler will ever be seems like the only team he can trash talk to and beat are the pathetic teams in your own division. I say go chargers and take the afc west with you since it will take people getting ice water in h*ll before another team from that division goes to or wins another Super Bowl.

Since: Aug 17, 2008
Posted on: April 2, 2009 8:37 pm

Bears finally have a franchise passer

what receiver do you think the bears will go for with their 2nd round pick ? Or what free agent wr will they try to sign , if there is one out there?


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