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Could Cutler Wreck The Bears Defense

Bill Polian, architect of the successful Buffalo Bills in the 1990s and the Indianapolis Colts for the past decade, said in an exclusive CSNChicago.com interview that a Cutler call could force the Bears to tilt their payroll to the opposite side of the ball from where it is now with Peppers, Tillman and others.

Once you have that highly-paid quarterback, youre forced to feed the offensive side of the ball because he cant do it by himself, Polian said. So youve got to have the left tackle, the running back, at least one receiver, and nowadays you almost have to have the right tackle.

The way we went [in Indianapolis] was to say, if were forced to make a choice, well scheme the defense and pay the offenseOnce the quarterback gets the big money, theres not much you can do.

For more on this story visit: John Mullin, CSNChicago.com


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