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BEARS SIGN QB JAY CUTLER TO SEVEN-YEAR CONTRACT

LAKE FOREST, IL The Chicago Bears have signed QB Jay Cutler to a seven-year contract.

Cutler is the franchise leader in passer rating (83.1), passing yards (14,913), passing yards per game (222.6), attempts (2,090) and completions (1,258). Cutler is also second in franchise annals in touchdown passes (101) and completion percentage (60.2) and tied for first with nine 300-yard passing games.

In 67 regular season starts with the franchise, Cutler has directed the Bears to a 39-28 (.582) record, including 13 games in which he led a game-winning drive in the fourth quarter or overtime. He has added 811 yards and three touchdowns on the ground in 172 attempts with Chicago (4.7 ypc).

A captain all five years with the team, Cutler is the only player in franchise history with back-to-back 3,000-yard passing seasons (2009-10) and consecutive seasons with 20 or more touchdown passes (2009-10). He holds the Bears single-season mark in attempts (555 in 2009) and completions (336 in 2009) and two of the top three marks in passing yards (second in 2009 with 3,666 and third in 2010 with 3,274). His 27 passing touchdowns in 2009 are third most in franchise annals and his 23 in 2010 are tied for fifth most.

In 2013, Cutlers 63.1 completion percentage was second-highest in franchise history. He completed 224-of-355 pass attempts for 2,621 yards, 19 touchdowns and 12 interceptions in 11 games played. His 89.2 passer rating was a career-high and sixth highest in franchise history.

This past season under first-year head coach Marc Trestman, Cutler was a part of a Bears offense that set a franchise record for total net yards (6,109), gross passing yards (4,450), net passing yards (4,281), total first downs (344) and passing first downs (215), while finishing second in franchise annals in total points (445). Chicagos 45 offensive touchdowns in 2013 were fifth most in franchise history and most in the Super Bowl era.

Helping guide the Bears to the NFC Championship game following the 2010 regular season, Cutler is one of just three quarterbacks in NFL history to have at least two touchdown passes and two rushing touchdowns in a playoff game (versus Seattle in the Divisional Playoffs), along with Otto Graham (twice) and Colin Kaepernick. He is one of seven quarterbacks in the Super Bowl era to have four or more total touchdowns in their first playoff start and one of two to have no turnovers in such an instance.

During his NFL career with Denver (2006-08) and Chicago (2009-13), the Vanderbilt product has started all 104 games played, completing 2,020-of-3,310 pass attempts for 23,937 yards, 155 touchdowns and 112 interceptions to compile an 84.6 passer rating and 56-48 record (.538). He was named to the 2009 Pro Bowl in his final season with the Denver Broncos. Cutler has added 1,234 rushing yards and six touchdowns on 285 attempts (4.3 ypc) in his NFL career.

JAY CUTLERS CAREER NFL STATISTICS

Regular Season

Year Team G-GS Att Cmp Pct Yds TD Int Lg Sack Lost Rate

2006 Denver 5-5 137 81 59.1 1,001 9 5 71t 13 85 88.5

2007 Denver 16-16 467 297 63.6 3,497 20 14 68t 27 153 88.1

2008 Denver 16-16 616 384 62.3 4,526 25 18 93t 11 69 86.0

2009 Chicago 16-16 555 336 60.5 3,666 27 26 71 35 204 76.8

2010 Chicago 15-15 432 261 60.4 3,274 23 16 89t 52 352 86.3

2011 Chicago 10-10 314 182 58.0 2,319 13 7 56t 23 159 85.7

2012 Chicago 15-15 434 255 58.8 3,033 19 14 60t 38 250 81.3

2013 Chicago 11-11 355 224 63.1 2,621 19 12 67 19 132 89.2

Bears totals 67-67 2,090 1,258 60.2 14,913 101 75 89 167 1097 83.1

NFL Totals 104-104 3,310 2,020 61.0 23,937 155 112 93t 218 1,404 84.6

Additional Statistics: Rushing 285 rushes for 1,234 yards (4.3 ypc), 6 touchdowns

Postseason

Year Team G-GS Att Cmp Pct Yds TD Int Lg Sack Lost Rate

2010 Chicago 2-2 42 21 50.0 354 2 1 58t 5 28 84.8

Additional Statistics: Rushing 10 rushes for 53 yards (5.3 ypc), 2 touchdowns

JAY CUTLERS CAREER STATISTICS<br />
</p><p>Regular Season<br />
</p><p>Year	Team	G	GS	Att	Cmp	Pct	Yds	TD	Int	Lg	Sack	Lost	Rate<br />
</p><p>2006	Den	5	5	137	81	59.1	1,001	9	5	71t	13	85	88.5<br />
</p><p>2007	Den	16	16	467	297	63.6	3,497	20	14	68t	27	153	88.1<br />
</p><p>2008	Den	16	16	616	384	62.3	4,526	25	18	93t	11	69	86.0<br />
</p><p>Totals		37	37	1,220	762	62.5	9,024	54	37	93t	51	307	87.1<br />
</p><p>Additional Statistics: Rushing  113 rushes for 423 yards, 3 touchdowns </p>
</p><p><p>,JAY CUTLERS CAREER STATISTICS<br />
</p><p>Regular Season<br />
</p><p>Year	Team	G	GS	Att	Cmp	Pct	Yds	TD	Int	Lg	Sack	Lost	Rate<br />
</p><p>2006	Den	5	5	137	81	59.1	1,001	9	5	71t	13	85	88.5<br />
</p><p>2007	Den	16	16	467	297	63.6	3,497	20	14	68t	27	153	88.1<br />
</p><p>2008	Den	16	16	616	384	62.3	4,526	25	18	93t	11	69	86.0<br />
</p><p>Totals		37	37	1,220	762	62.5	9,024	54	37	93t	51	307	87.1<br />
</p><p>Additional Statistics: Rushing  113 rushes for 423 yards, 3 touchdowns </p>
</p><p><p>

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Bears Cutler Statement

BEARS SIGN QB JAY CUTLER TO SEVEN-YEAR CONTRACT

LAKE FOREST, IL The Chicago Bears have signed QB Jay Cutler to a seven-year contract.

Cutler is the franchise leader in passer rating (83.1), passing yards (14,913), passing yards per game (222.6), attempts (2,090) and completions (1,258). Cutler is also second in franchise annals in touchdown passes (101) and completion percentage (60.2) and tied for first with nine 300-yard passing games.

In 67 regular season starts with the franchise, Cutler has directed the Bears to a 39-28 (.582) record, including 13 games in which he led a game-winning drive in the fourth quarter or overtime. He has added 811 yards and three touchdowns on the ground in 172 attempts with Chicago (4.7 ypc).

A captain all five years with the team, Cutler is the only player in franchise history with back-to-back 3,000-yard passing seasons (2009-10) and consecutive seasons with 20 or more touchdown passes (2009-10). He holds the Bears single-season mark in attempts (555 in 2009) and completions (336 in 2009) and two of the top three marks in passing yards (second in 2009 with 3,666 and third in 2010 with 3,274). His 27 passing touchdowns in 2009 are third most in franchise annals and his 23 in 2010 are tied for fifth most.

In 2013, Cutlers 63.1 completion percentage was second-highest in franchise history. He completed 224-of-355 pass attempts for 2,621 yards, 19 touchdowns and 12 interceptions in 11 games played. His 89.2 passer rating was a career-high and sixth highest in franchise history.

This past season under first-year head coach Marc Trestman, Cutler was a part of a Bears offense that set a franchise record for total net yards (6,109), gross passing yards (4,450), net passing yards (4,281), total first downs (344) and passing first downs (215), while finishing second in franchise annals in total points (445). Chicagos 45 offensive touchdowns in 2013 were fifth most in franchise history and most in the Super Bowl era.

Helping guide the Bears to the NFC Championship game following the 2010 regular season, Cutler is one of just three quarterbacks in NFL history to have at least two touchdown passes and two rushing touchdowns in a playoff game (versus Seattle in the Divisional Playoffs), along with Otto Graham (twice) and Colin Kaepernick. He is one of seven quarterbacks in the Super Bowl era to have four or more total touchdowns in their first playoff start and one of two to have no turnovers in such an instance.

During his NFL career with Denver (2006-08) and Chicago (2009-13), the Vanderbilt product has started all 104 games played, completing 2,020-of-3,310 pass attempts for 23,937 yards, 155 touchdowns and 112 interceptions to compile an 84.6 passer rating and 56-48 record (.538). He was named to the 2009 Pro Bowl in his final season with the Denver Broncos. Cutler has added 1,234 rushing yards and six touchdowns on 285 attempts (4.3 ypc) in his NFL career.

JAY CUTLERS CAREER NFL STATISTICS

Regular Season

Year Team G-GS Att Cmp Pct Yds TD Int Lg Sack Lost Rate

2006 Denver 5-5 137 81 59.1 1,001 9 5 71t 13 85 88.5

2007 Denver 16-16 467 297 63.6 3,497 20 14 68t 27 153 88.1

2008 Denver 16-16 616 384 62.3 4,526 25 18 93t 11 69 86.0

2009 Chicago 16-16 555 336 60.5 3,666 27 26 71 35 204 76.8

2010 Chicago 15-15 432 261 60.4 3,274 23 16 89t 52 352 86.3

2011 Chicago 10-10 314 182 58.0 2,319 13 7 56t 23 159 85.7

2012 Chicago 15-15 434 255 58.8 3,033 19 14 60t 38 250 81.3

2013 Chicago 11-11 355 224 63.1 2,621 19 12 67 19 132 89.2

Bears totals 67-67 2,090 1,258 60.2 14,913 101 75 89 167 1097 83.1

NFL Totals 104-104 3,310 2,020 61.0 23,937 155 112 93t 218 1,404 84.6

Additional Statistics: Rushing 285 rushes for 1,234 yards (4.3 ypc), 6 touchdowns

Postseason

Year Team G-GS Att Cmp Pct Yds TD Int Lg Sack Lost Rate

2010 Chicago 2-2 42 21 50.0 354 2 1 58t 5 28 84.8

Additional Statistics: Rushing 10 rushes for 53 yards (5.3 ypc), 2 touchdowns

JAY CUTLERS CAREER STATISTICS<br />
</p><p>Regular Season<br />
</p><p>Year	Team	G	GS	Att	Cmp	Pct	Yds	TD	Int	Lg	Sack	Lost	Rate<br />
</p><p>2006	Den	5	5	137	81	59.1	1,001	9	5	71t	13	85	88.5<br />
</p><p>2007	Den	16	16	467	297	63.6	3,497	20	14	68t	27	153	88.1<br />
</p><p>2008	Den	16	16	616	384	62.3	4,526	25	18	93t	11	69	86.0<br />
</p><p>Totals		37	37	1,220	762	62.5	9,024	54	37	93t	51	307	87.1<br />
</p><p>Additional Statistics: Rushing  113 rushes for 423 yards, 3 touchdowns </p>
</p><p><p>,JAY CUTLERS CAREER STATISTICS<br />
</p><p>Regular Season<br />
</p><p>Year	Team	G	GS	Att	Cmp	Pct	Yds	TD	Int	Lg	Sack	Lost	Rate<br />
</p><p>2006	Den	5	5	137	81	59.1	1,001	9	5	71t	13	85	88.5<br />
</p><p>2007	Den	16	16	467	297	63.6	3,497	20	14	68t	27	153	88.1<br />
</p><p>2008	Den	16	16	616	384	62.3	4,526	25	18	93t	11	69	86.0<br />
</p><p>Totals		37	37	1,220	762	62.5	9,024	54	37	93t	51	307	87.1<br />
</p><p>Additional Statistics: Rushing  113 rushes for 423 yards, 3 touchdowns </p>
</p><p><p>



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