Cutler has a cannon for an arm, has the prototypical size and strength for a National Football League quarterback and has sneaky mobility to escape the pocket. He has all the tools to become an elite player at arguably the toughest position in sports. He looks as good in passing drills as your cheerleader does in a miniskirt.
Regardless of what his critics say, the Chicago Bears' 2011 NFL season was lost when Cutler broke his thumb and missed the remainder of the season. The Bears were 7-3 at the time and riding a five-game winning streak with Cutler at the helm. Chicago replaced him with Caleb Hanie, and the Bears lost five in a row and failed to grasp a postseason spot that was theirs to lose.
You don't dump the hottest girl in school, no matter how much she gets on your nerves. The Bears are not going to break up with Cutler, either. Love him or hate him, Cutler is the QB of the Windy City.
Cutler was on pace for a 3,710-yard season through the air, with 21 touchdowns and 11 interceptions, before suffering his season-ending injury. Now entering his fourth season in Chicago, here are 10 reasons why Cutler will silence his critics during the 2012 NFL season.