Settling the Chicago Bears' QB Controversy
Huffington Post - about 3 years
Let's get real. Jay Cutler is the Bears quarterback. Yes, Josh McCown has played admirably in his six appearances this season, but if we are to be completely honest with ourselves, this season is all but finished. At 6-6, with the Lions riding a two game cushion over the Bears, and Wild Card spots looking to come from the NFC South and NFC West, the odds of the Bears making the playoffs are slim. In fact, sportclubstats.com lists the current odds of the Bears making the playoffs at worse than 12 to 1.
In order to rationally think about the best course of action, one needs to concede that this decision has little to do with this season, and focus on the future. After all, even with McCown playing the best football of his life, it's amazing how quickly the fact that up until hitting the sidelines with a string of injuries, Cutler was on pace for a career season of his own.
Even if the goal is simply to win as many games as possible this season, it should be noted that performance by t
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