2006. High point: Jay Cutler was named the Broncos' starting quarterback in Week 13 when coach Mike Shanahan decided he was more capable of leading the team to the Super Bowl than Jake Plummer. Low point: The Broncos missed the playoffs by losing 

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The Chicago Bears left no doubt about their confidence in Jay Cutler. Cutler, who was set to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason, signed a seven-year contract with the team, general manager Phil Emery announced

During his announcement, Emery lauded Cutler as a "demonstrated winner" who proved he could "be the reason you win." The Bears GM said he was impressed by Cutler's ability to battle through injuries and was pleased with the progress the quarterback 

On Thursday morning, Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery announced that the team had signed quarterback Jay Cutler to a new seven-year contract that will, on its face, take Cutler through the year 2020 with one of 

The Bears believe the best seasons of Jay Cutler's career lie ahead for the 30-year-old quarterback. They gambled on him with a massive contract extension on Thursday morning.

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