Posted on: July 2, 2009 10:31 am
While Jay Cutler remains under contract for three more seasons, he has a $12 million roster bonus in 2012 that the Bears would probably like to avoid.
The team could make the move in October in order to take advantage of the cap room and apply money to this season, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
Posted on: April 2, 2009 8:54 am
According to the s/playerpage/409102">Jay Cutler">Detroit News, the Denver Broncos don't want the first overall pick in the draft, so if the Lions are hoping to land Pro Bowl quarterback Jay Cutler, now officially available, they may have to do it with the help of another team.
The Washington Redskins and Daniel Snyder are emerging as a front-runner to land the 25-year-old Cutler, one of the NFL's top young quarterbacks. The Redskins, who own the 13th overall pick in this month's NFL draft, are actively pursuing a trade, the Washington Post reported, with Tampa Bay and the New York Jets also in the mix.
Denver's initial asking price is believed to be a first-round pick in this month's draft and possibly another first-round pick in 2010, with the Broncos also seeking a starting-caliber quarterback in any deal.
Posted on: March 20, 2009 10:50 am
The Jets have the need, the cap room and the draft-pick ammunition to make a serious offer for Cutler, but they are lacking a quarterback the Broncos would take in return.
The former Jets coach has two viable quarterbacks, Brady Quinn and Derek Anderson, but according to the New York Daily News, neither of whom has received an endorsement from Mangini. Quinn might be appealing to Broncos coach Josh McDaniels because he played at Notre Dame under Charlie Weis, who used to work with McDaniels in New England.
The Browns could emerge as the third team in a potential three-way trade. The main components of a three-way deal would be the Jets getting Cutler, the Broncos getting Quinn and the Browns getting a premium draft pick (or picks) to help their rebuilding process.