Posted on: April 2, 2009 9:33 pm

Cutler blows off Broncos players

When the Denver Broncos stated publicly several days ago that they were going to attempt to trade Jay Cutler, several Broncos players said they reached out to Cutler. They called. He didn't return their calls.

Some tried again. Some tried for several days. Nothing. Cutler blew them off, according to several NFL sources.

"Jay just sort of disappeared," said one Broncos player. "None of the team leaders could reach him."

Maybe once Cutler knew he was being traded, he didn't care. But it's an odd approach for Cutler to take in what was truly an odd last few weeks for Cutler and the team.

It's one thing for Cutler to stop speaking to management. It's another to apparently not return the calls of fellow NFL players.

One player said that some of the Broncos considered Cutler a friend and thought it was extremely bizarre he didn't get back to them.

Were the players I spoke to complaining? No. They like Cutler. They were just making an observation and saying they had rarely seen a player do anything like this.

They just thought it was very...different.

Considering what Chicago gave up to get Cutler, it's a tremendous risk trading for him, especially since Cutler is apparently extremely thin skinned and a tad odd.

The Bears now have one talented -- but extremely weird -- quarterback on their team.

Good luck, Chicago.


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Posted on: March 31, 2009 11:44 pm

Good riddance, Jay

What a spoiled, petulant baby.

Denver owner Pat Bowlen said he attempted to reach his quarterback, Jay Cutler, by telephone for the past 10 days and Cutler didn't return calls.

Now the Broncos are attempting to trade Cutler. Good for them.

Whatever team makes that trade had better be careful because Cutler is without question one of the more thin-skinned quarterbacks we've seen in a long time.

Poor, poor Jay-be, way-be.

Not returning calls? Are you kidding me?

You can't pick up the phone Jay and call back the team that has paid you millions of dollars? Not even one return call?

Who do you think you are, Plaxico Burress?

This is spoiled athlete territory and few people seem to agitated by it. In fact, Cutler will be rewarded for his petulant behavior by probably being traded to a contender like Chicago or New York.

My guess: Cutler ends up in New York which would be typical Jets. They'd trade for him and then Cutler would disintegrate the first time a New York tabloid sticks his gigantic head under an unflattering headline.

Don't worry Denver. It'll be addition by subtraction.


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Posted on: December 30, 2008 5:58 pm

No Elway, No Super Bowl

It's that simple for Mike Shanahan. He was a good coach but you cannot overcome the simple fact that without John Elway he's basically done nothing.

Yes, nothing.

And this year he lost a three-game lead with three left. He made history with that collapse.

The defense Shanahan built was an absolute disgrace.

He deserved to be fired.

The good news for Shanahan is that he'll end up with another job fast. Teams will trip over themselves trying to hire him. My guess is he ends up in New York. It'd be a great hire for the Jets.

The bad news is Elway's not coming out of retirement.
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