Chicago Bears: 5 reasons why Jay Cutler was completely wrong about the Bears QB situation

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Issue Two: Jay Cutler has not been following the Bears offseason moves thus far

While Cutler continued to discuss the intricacies surrounding playing the quarterback position, he highlighted that there were so many moving parts that Fields needs to have a handle on before he’s ready to take over the reins as the quarterback. Furthermore, Cutler singled out the Bears’ offensive line and weapons as areas the team still needs to address before Fields should step onto the field.

"“…but like we’ve talked about numerous times playing quarterback, you know there’s a lot of moving parts and so you know they’ve got to get the line, they’ve got to get him some weapons” – Jay Cutler via Waddle and Silvy"

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While Cutler is right that it was of paramount importance that the Bears address these two position groups this offseason, he failed to acknowledge that the team did just that. This team already has a playoff roster and was able to retain Allen Robinson, draft another high ceiling weapon in Dazz Newsome, and sign veteran speedsters like Marquise Goodwin and Damiere Byrd.

Additionally, the Bears have Darnell Mooney and Cole Kmet, two players entering their sophomore season after promising finishes to their rookie campaign. Both players look ready to take the next step and if their development continues at the same rate, the Bears offense would have an abundance of riches for Fields to take advantage of this season.

Regarding the offensive line, the Bears did release both their starting tackles from last season, but the interior of their line is coming back healthy. The Bears also drafted a first-round prospect, Teven Jenkins, in round 2 to replace Charles Leno at left tackle. At right tackle, Ifedi was good at the end of the season and should be serviceable in 2021, but if the front office can land Morgan Moses, their offensive line would be very stable across the board and well equipped to protect a rookie QB.