Football is certainly a man’s game. There’s hard-hitting and even some cheap shots throughout the course of a game. The bigger the stage, the more reluctant a player is to leave a game due to injury.
Jay Cutler reportedly injured his knee sometime in the first half and was forced to leave Sunday’s NFC Championship game that the Chicago Bears wound up losing to the Green Bay Packers.
As soon as the game ended (and even on Twitter during the game), the speculation that Cutler was a coward disseminated quickly.
In my view, here are five reasons why Cutler should not face any criticism for leaving the game.