January 24, 2014; Kapolei, HI, USA; Team Rice wide receiver Brandon Marshall of the Chicago Bears (15) runs the football past linebacker Vontaze Burfict of the Cincinnati Bengals (55) during the 2014 Pro Bowl practice at Kapolei High School. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Marshall, Cutler Working With Bridgewater

Brandon Marshall and Jay Cutler are showing they are not just trying to help the Chicago Bears win the Super Bowl, they are also trying to help young players.

NFL.com reported that Marshall and Cutler are working with draft prospect Teddy Bridgewater at Marshall’s training facility, FitSpeed Athletic Performance, located in Weston, FL.

Bridgewater’s stock has been up-and-down recently after having a so-so Pro Day. He has been projected as high as #1 at one point to as low as #32 at another. After that disappointing Pro Day, he figures that it would be a good idea to get some tips on how to throw from a current NFL quarterback and tips on what NFL receivers expect from a current Pro Bowl receiver.

It is great to see that two supposedly selfish players are doing their part to help out the youngsters. Marshall and Cutler have had to fight the negative images pinned on them.

As each has aged and matured, they now take the baton of leadership. In their own way, each has demonstrated they can take that leadership role and thrive.

In addition to working with his teammates and helping draft prospects, Cutler has in his contract a clause that allows the Bears to dip into his mega contract and re-do it to free up money. That came in handy right away when the Bears freed up $4 million and signed defensive end Jared Allen. Both he and Marshall have also been leaders for their charitable contributions.

Earlier this offseason, both Marshall and Cutler led training sessions in the same facility with their own teammates, such as Alshon Jeffery, Martellus Bennet, Matt Forte, and others.

Marshall and Cutler have been best friends since the two were on the Denver Broncos in 2006. They have had their best seasons while playing together. They understand what each has gone through with their battles with the media and public perception.

Let’s hope that the Bears can be led to the Super Bowl at some time with both Brandon Marshall and Jay Cutler.

Tags: Brandon Marshall Chicago Bears Jay Cutler Teddy Bridgewater

  • Big Swede

    I completely agree that Marshall and Cutler have had to fight the negative images pinned on them by the media. I just hope all the Cutler haters stay off of here and keep their opinions to themselves.

    Make no mistake. Cutler will be the Bears QB when they get to their next Super Bowl.

    • http://dawindycity.com/ Jordan Campbell

      It’s amazing the 180 that happened with Cutler. Not too long ago, I was the only Cutler supporter I knew. Know it seems that the minority is the people that hate Cutler.

  • SteveCO

    You can blame Deion Sanders, the hater. When asked what he didn’t like about Cutler’s play, he said, “I hate everything about the man!”
    Sanders, the aging opinionated loser. Get rid of this putz.