Peyton Manning welcomed Wes Welker back into the lineup with a touchdown toss and the Denver Broncos narrowly avoided a repeat of their playoff slip from last year, advancing to the AFC championship game with a 24-17 win over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday.
San Diego took advantage of Andy Dalton’s three turnovers in the second half on Sunday, pulling away to a 27-10 victory that extended the Cincinnati Bengals’ streak of playoff misery to 23 years and counting.
Jay Cutler looked shaky again and the defense made up for it, harassing Philip Rivers early on and setting the tone for the Chicago Bears in a 33-28 victory over the San Diego Chargers in a preseason game on Thursday night.
Has Jay Cutler been a disappointment as a Bear? Obviously 2009 didn’t end the way anyone wanted it to but you can’t argue what Jay has been able to do in his last 15 starts where he’s compiled a QB-rating of 93.8 and won 11 games.
Plenty of quarterbacks don’t reach their full potential in the NFL because they don’t put in the classroom hours necessary. While Cutler is doing enough for right now, can he take his game to the next level?