Report: Bears ‘Would Be Fine’ Letting Cutler Walk In Offseason

(CBS) Josh McCown might not be the future for the Bears, but he’s certainly got the team thinking of options outside of Jay Cutler.

According to a report from the National Football Post’s Jason Cole, the Bears are prepared to let Cutler walk if the quarterback won’t take a club friendly deal.

“(The Bears) believe in (coach Marc) Trestman after what they’ve seen from (backup quarterback Josh) McCown,” a source told Cole. “Between his system and the two big receivers (Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery), you have a system where a quarterback can flourish. I don’t know if McCown is going to be the starter (next season), but I think the team would be fine letting Cutler test the market and then go draft someone if he left.”

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