Cutler speaks out but don't expect much

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Say what you want about Jay Cutler. You don't like his attitude, his demeanor, him. It doesn't matter and it doesn't mean he's not a tough player, nor does it mean that he doesn't care. 

Steve Jensen, of the Chicago Sun Times, was able to land an interview with Cutler and he talked about being criticized during and after the NFC Championship.  

Cutler admitted that he was bothered by the criticism but he's not going to let it bother him. All that really matters is that he can't wait to get back on the football field and that his teammates support him. 

Some people will still say that Cutler should have come out earlier to defend himself. No, he didn't have to. Just because he didn't address the media in a separate press conference, didn't mean that he didn't care. He didn't do anything by choice.
Ever since he left Denver, his body language, frat boy personality and everything else about him has been the subject of everyone's dislike of Cutler. But what people fail to point out is that Cutler was right. He didn't want to play for a coach that didn't know what he was doing. Josh McDaniels, the "coach" that Cutler didn't want to play for, was fired after he ran every Broncos player that actually made them competitive out of town.  
When football starts up again (whenever that is), don't expect Cutler to elaborate on what happened or how he felt about everyone railed on him. It's old news. All that matters and all that should matter is how Cutler responds on the field and how his teammates think of him.  
If you're still expecting Cutler to come out and have a strong opinion about how he was blasted by the media and by fans, you'll be disappointed. The problem is you shouldn't be disappointed.

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