The couple had been dating for eight months before Cutler popped the question.
Following his much talked about exit from the NFC Championship game, Cutler will attempt to improve his image over the next few months before the season begins.
Marriage is a big step for any young man, but especially for a professional athlete who spends as much time at home as on the road.
Cutler’s engagement shows that he is ready to develop the qualities of a family man and possibly translate that into his performance on the field.
Here are four characteristics the Bears hope Cutler will gain through his engagement.