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Urlacher defends Cutler, calls out MJD

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08:04 AM ET 05.24 | Brian Urlacher is still seething about questions regarding Jay Cutler's toughness. "It was stupid," Urlacher said Sunday, referring to other NFL players who criticized Cutler on Twitter after he left the NFC Championship Game in the third quarter. ... During an interview at St. Rita High School, where he was an honorary captain in the Chicago First Responders Memorial Bowl, Urlacher singled out Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew, one of the most vocal to attack Cutler. "He missed two games," Urlacher said of Jones-Drew, who didn't play in the final two games of the Jaguars' 8-8 season. "I don't know what was wrong with his knee, but don't sit on the couch and talk about someone who is playing."

Chicago Sun-Times

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May 24, 2011  08:10 AM ET

Got to admit, MJD shouldn't be calling out Cutler if he's not playing hurt himself.

May 24, 2011  08:13 AM ET

Brian Urlacher is still seething about questions regarding Jay Cutler's toughness. "He was stupid," Urlacher said Sunday.


That's what he meant to say!

May 24, 2011  08:21 AM ET

Are they sure he wasn't calling out MGD? I could go for one now.

May 24, 2011  08:23 AM ET

It was only a minor sprain, rub some dirt on it and get back in the game you wussy, Roethlisberger played with a sprained shoulder, broken nose and broken foot.

May 24, 2011  08:24 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

It was only a minor sprain, rub some dirt on it and get back in the game you wussy, Roethlisberger played with a sprained shoulder, broken nose and broken foot.

And that was in a bar's bathroom!

May 24, 2011  08:25 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

Roethlisberger played with a sprained shoulder, broken nose and broken foot.

Wow, he beat her up?

May 24, 2011  08:26 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Are they sure he wasn't calling out MGD? I could go for one now.

When you think of PBR, is it Professional Bull Riding, or Pabst Blue Ribbon?

May 24, 2011  08:30 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Wow, he beat her up?

And took her tang.

May 24, 2011  08:38 AM ET

Whatever the case, it was a really disappointing end to a promising season for the Bears. But if your knee doesn't work right, there isn't much you can do. Cutler, if he had played, could have really screwed something up.

May 24, 2011  08:40 AM ET

I love that..."Don't sit on the couch and talk about someone who is playing"...I don't really like Urlacher, but kudos to him for calling MJD out.

May 24, 2011  08:44 AM ET
QUOTE(#9):

Whatever the case, it was a really disappointing end to a promising season for the Bears. But if your knee doesn't work right, there isn't much you can do. Cutler, if he had played, could have really screwed something up.

Remember that game, though. Cutler never showed any ability to move the ball, from the opening series. Unless he hurt his knee on the first play from scrimmage, he wasn't producing when healthy, either.

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May 24, 2011  08:49 AM ET

How dare you talk about Pocket Hercules that way Brian....you should know most fantasy championships are in week 15....which MJD played like crap in, but at least he got me to the promise land

May 24, 2011  09:18 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Got to admit, MJD shouldn't be calling out Cutler if he's not playing hurt himself.

Agreed.

May 24, 2011  09:21 AM ET
QUOTE(#9):

Whatever the case, it was a really disappointing end to a promising season for the Bears. But if your knee doesn't work right, there isn't much you can do. Cutler, if he had played, could have really screwed something up.

Even when he plays he screws up!


(Ducks bricks thrown by BH and gigi & J-girl wishes me explosive.)

May 24, 2011  09:26 AM ET

What's this about again....

May 24, 2011  09:28 AM ET

on one twisted level, I really like this lockout. lots of random comments for guys who like to hear their voices. someone is always good for a sound bite.

May 24, 2011  09:30 AM ET
QUOTE(#18):

Even when he plays he screws up!(Ducks bricks thrown by BH and gigi & J-girl wishes me explosive.)

he's working on that. but marrying a crackwhore isn't going to help anything...

May 24, 2011  09:35 AM ET

UMMM TOAST!

 
May 24, 2011  09:36 AM ET
QUOTE(#22):

UMMM TOAST!

I don't get it.

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