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Is Cutler the Answer?

Is Cutler the Answer?

Getting Jay Cutler -- now the franchise's best quarterback since Sid Luckman about sixty years ago -- does put the Bears in the position to win the NFC North and go deep into the playoffs if they take care of a few other things.

However, it's not a slam-dunk, as Cutler himself would attest. In 2008, Cutler's Broncos ranked third in passing yards per game (279.4) behind only New Orleans and Arizona, but finished with an 8-8 record. It's tough to make the playoffs when your defense is giving up a seventh-worst 228.5 passing yards per game. Denver's defense actually gave up more yards per attempt (7.67) than Cutler...

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