Chicago Bears I thought all they needed was a QB?

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  1. thunderkyss

    thunderkyss Salem Poor

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    What happened to the Bears?

    When Grossman was there, they had the best offensive line, a hell of a defense, & all they needed was a QB & they would be a lock to win the Super Bowl.

    I'm not trying to be funny... I'm just asking.
     
  2. Vinny

    Vinny shiny happy fan Staff Member

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    So you think that Jeff George is the answer? Most teams feel they are a player or two away from a SB, since most teams are pretty even in talent....but come on, if you have watched even a few Bears games you wouldn't ask this question. George, er, I mean Cutler has been anything but a franchise level player this season.
     
  3. mariowillshine15

    mariowillshine15 Hall of Fame

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    Im not sure he's even a franchise QB. He's never been to the playoffs and chucks interceptions in bunches. Guys with his arm will get alot of chances but the mental game will never be there for him it seems.
     
  4. thunderkyss

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    I never thought much of Cutler. But he had a pretty good following here.

    Many people on this board said Chicago got the better part of that deal, & many put them in the NFC Championship game.

    I've watched some Bear football, & to me, they are missing a whole lot.

    But I don't know if they've had a slew of injuries, a bunch of poor free agency moves.. or an H1N1 epidemic. But there's got to be a reason for what is going on up there.
     
  5. treduke

    treduke All Pro

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    urlacher being hurt is whats wrong with the bears
    the bears gave up way too much for a "franchise" qb
    vinny is right he's jeff george 2.0! cutler will play for at least two more teams in his career but because he can sling it people will put up with the diva act
     
  6. mexican_texan

    mexican_texan Furry Tractors

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    They could use their old D-coordinator. Rivera now coaches the playoff-bound Chargers, who coincidentally overtook the Broncos.
     
  7. Vinny

    Vinny shiny happy fan Staff Member

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    it's just opinion and it's just football....half the league loses each week. I figured Cutler would be a better QB than he is turning out to be also but he is still young and his book isn't finished yet. The Bears just have more holes than they have buckets at this point.
     
  8. eriadoc

    eriadoc Texan-American

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    I don't know that Cutler proved anything other than he had a very high upside when with the Broncos. The Bears, on the other hand, have proven that QBs go there to die. Detroit has rubbed off on them, I guess.
     


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    Cant help when your number 1 receiver is hester knox or bennet.
     
  10. J_R

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    Injuries are no excuse but they're missing their best LB

    Their defense is no longer feared(I dont know if feared is the right word, but they are no longer what they once were even if they did have BU. He makes them better but still not as good as before imo)

    They dont have a WR worth starting(Hester is no WR; Bad comparison but that's like asking Usain Bolt to play WR. Both are fast but doesnt mean they can catch and do everything else a WR is asked to do)

    Like Steve Slaton, Matt Forte has fallen off.(Just last year, many, including myself, linked Slaton-Johnson-Forte all together wondering who was the best of the 3. We see how that turned out - well this season at least)

    And oh yeah - doesn't help when their "star" QB they aquired leads the league(or is near the top) in INTs
     
  11. LonerATO

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    Chicago doesnt have a good O-Line and that is causing their run game to suck
     
  12. Texecutioner

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    No one said that. That great Bears defense has dropped off little by little the last few seasons. It wasn't expected to be some elite unit this year either. Then Urlaucher was lost for the season in game one or whatever, and that crippled them big time along with a few other injuries to their defense. They've got the worst WR core in the entire freaking league as well. That was very well documented before this season. The only good thing that the Bears even had on offense was Forte and he's been pretty disappointing this season sort of like how Slaton was before his season ended. Cutler hasn't really had anything to work with. As a result he's tried to win way to many games with his arm and he's forced a lot of passes and tried to do way to much. The Bears team wasn't built to win the way they've tried, but with their defense falling off, they've been forced to pass a lot more than what they would have attempted in a lot of games. This current Bears team isn't far from being a really good team at all. They need some play makers on that offense though and they need their running game back in tact. This next off season is going to be huge for them as far as their future goes because they don't have a 1st round draft pick either.

    They might end up making a move at Cowher possibly. I certainly would if I were them.
     
  13. infantrycak

    infantrycak Mod. Staff Member

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    Hilarious, you just made every "excuse" you discount in any conversation about Kubiak.
     
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    Looking at how Kyle Orton has been plugged into QB with the Broncos it's starting to look a lot like Cutler benefited greatly from receivers who could run after the catch. On the other hand, lack that ability largely.

    Bears have had troubles the pat few seasons that have been slowly catching up to them. Lack of talent at WR, a few pieces have slowly been taken away from the back end of the Bears defense.

    From the looks of it they've had continuity problems on the line this year with Pace missing time and Chris Williams has struggled. Starting to think it was a good thing we missed the opportunity to take him.

    Cutler's got an arm, but if he wants to win in Chicago he's going to have to suck up his ego and find positive ways to channel his competitive nature, like Phillip Rivers has in SD.
     
  15. Kaiser Toro

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    Really, many people, on this board? Interesting narrative your are pimping.

    http://www.texanstalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=60125&highlight=cutler
     
  16. HOU-TEX

    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    Wow! I might actually have been correct. Yippee!! Toot, toot goes HOU-TEX's horn.

     
  17. kastofsna

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    the Bears are an abysmal team, they have a horrible o-line and there is zero running game. do ya really expect Cutler to do anything with that?
     
  18. HOU-TEX

    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    While that may be true, I reckon those 25 picks Cutler's given up doesn't help their situation. Given their poor Oline, WR's and running game, Cutler's hurt the Bears more than he's helped.
     
  19. kastofsna

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    he definitely has a lot of Favre in him, in that he will throw picks when things are collapsing around him. which sucks, but if the team is good, he's not going to throw those picks. so it's a bit of a Catch 22
     
  20. Texecutioner

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    Get back to me when you one thing about the Bears Personal and situation before their season started Icak. What's hilarious is that once again you trounce over to another thread about a completely different team and somehow turn it into a Kubiak declaration. Lol!

    Keep grasping at those straws man. You might actually get some Kool Aid out of one of them.
     

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