Sep 11, 2012
Bears QB Cutler dares Packers to get physical with WRs
By Simon Samano, USA TODAY
We begin the first season of 13-straight weeks of Thursday Night Football with a rather intriguing divisional clash between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers.
Here’s what we can safely say about both teams after Week 1: Green Bay is the same it was last season on both sides of the ball; Chicago, on the other hand, is a much different offensive team.
So if the Packers decide they want to jam the Bears’ receivers to disrupt Cutler’s passing rhythm, as they have in the six games Cutler has faced them, he seems to be quite comfortable with that happening this time.
“Good luck,” Cutler said, via CSNChicago.com. “We invite press coverage. We invite man.”
No way Cutler would’ve uttered such a brash message before, not with scrawny Johnny Knox and diminutive Devin Hester as his primary targets. But now that Cutler is working with the 6-foot-3, 217-pound rookie Jeffery and Marshall, who used to garner comparisons to Terrell Owens in his prime, Cutler’s beaming with confidence.
Read more at USA Today.
We wonder what Clay Matthews thinks of this? Should be a good game since the trash talk has begun.