Player Bio

Jay Cutler
QB #6
Height:
6-3
Weight:
231
Age:
33
College:
Vanderbilt
Experience:
11

Quick Stats (2016):

TDS
4
INT
5
YDS
1,059
RTG
78.1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPassingRushingFumbles
GGSCompAttYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
TOTAL 2,782 4,491 32,467 7.2 208 146 302 1,881 85.7 367 1,650 4.5 9 89 38
2016 CHI 5 5 81 137 1,059 7.7 4 5 17 104 78.1 5 24 4.8 0 6 2
2015 CHI 15 15 311 483 3,659 7.6 21 11 29 150 92.3 38 201 5.3 1 8 5
2014 CHI 15 15 370 561 3,812 6.8 28 18 38 223 88.6 39 191 4.9 2 12 6
2013 CHI 11 11 224 355 2,621 7.4 19 12 19 132 89.2 23 118 5.1 0 5 3
2012 CHI 15 15 255 434 3,033 7 19 14 38 250 81.3 41 233 5.7 0 8 4
2011 CHI 10 10 182 314 2,319 7.4 13 7 23 159 85.7 18 55 3.1 1 7 3
2010 CHI 15 15 261 432 3,274 7.6 23 16 52 352 86.3 50 232 4.6 1 10 6
2009 CHI 16 16 336 555 3,666 6.6 27 26 35 204 76.8 40 173 4.3 1 9 1
2008 DEN 16 16 384 616 4,526 7.3 25 18 11 69 86 57 200 3.5 2 5 2
2007 DEN 16 16 297 467 3,497 7.5 20 14 27 153 88.1 44 205 4.7 1 11 4
2006 DEN 5 5 81 137 1,001 7.3 9 5 13 85 88.5 12 18 1.5 0 8 2
Recent Games
WKOppResultPassingRushingFumbles
CompAttPctYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
1 @HOU L 14-23 16 29 55.2 216 7.4 1 1 5 31 76.2 2 12 6 0 2 0
2 PHI L 14-29 12 17 70.6 157 9.2 0 1 3 15 74.9 -- -- -- -- 1 1
3 @DAL L 17-31 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 DET W 17-14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @IND L 23-29 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 JAX L 16-17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @GB L 10-26 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 MIN W 20-10 20 31 64.5 252 8.1 1 0 1 7 100.5 1 2 2 0 -- --
10 @TB L 10-36 16 30 53.3 182 6.1 1 2 4 21 55.1 1 7 7 0 2 1
11 @NYG L 16-22 17 30 56.7 252 8.4 1 1 4 30 81.5 1 3 3 0 1 0
12 TEN L 21-27 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 SF W 26-6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Enters 11th NFL season coming off a career-high passer rating of 92.3... Started all 134 games played with Denver (2006-08) and Chicago (2009-15), completing 2,701-of-4,354 pass attempts (62.0 percent) for 31,408 yards, 204 touchdowns and 141 interceptions for a QB rating of 86.0... Has added 1,626 rushing yards and 9 touchdowns on 362 carries (4.5 avg)... Selected to the Pro Bowl following the 2008 season... 7-time team captain with Denver (2008) and Chicago (2009-13 & '15) [Bears had weekly captains during the 2014 season]... Ranks 39th in NFL history in passing yards and 37th in passing touchdowns... In seven season with the Bears, ranks first in franchise history in passer rating (85.5), completions (1,939), attempts (3,134), completion percentage (61.9), passing yards (22,384), passing yards per game (230.8), passing touchdowns(150) and 300-yard passing games (16)... Broke the franchise mark for career passing touchdowns breaking a tie with Pro Football HOFer Sid Luckman (137) in Game 8 of the 2015 season at San Diego (11/9/15)... First quarterback in Bears franchise history to post five 3,000-yardpassing seasons (2009-10, '12, '14-15)... Owns a 32-6 record (.842) as a starter when accumulating a QB rating over 100.0 in the regular season (1-0 in playoffs)... Thrown for 300+ yards 26 times during his NFL career... Has four seasons with 20+ TD passes as a member of the Bears (2009-10 & 2014-15)... Is the only quarterback in franchise history to reach the mark in back-to-back seasons... Became the fastest Bears QB to throwfor 3,000 yards, doing so in just 12 games in 2014 & 2015... Holds Chicago franchise records for single-season attempts (561) and completions(370) in 2014... One-of-five players in NFL history to reach the 4,500-yard passing mark in one of his first three seasons: Dan Marino (1984), Drew Bledsoe (1994), Matthew Stafford (2011) and Andrew Luck (2014)... Is currently second in Broncos franchise history in completion percentage(minimum 500 attempts), sixth in completions, passing yards and passing touchdowns, and seventh in attempts... Became the first rookie in NFL history to throw multiple TD passes in each of his first four games... In 2 postseason starts, completed 21-of-42 passes for 354 yards with 2 TDsand 1 INT... Posted 2 rushing TDs and 2 passing TDs in playoff game vs. SEA (1/16/11), one of three players in NFL history to accomplish the feat along with Otto Graham and Colin Kaepernick.

PRO CAREER: Enters 11th NFL season coming off a career-high passer rating of 92.3... Started all 134 games played with Denver (2006-08) and Chicago (2009-15), completing 2,701-of-4,354 pass attempts (62.0 percent) for 31,408 yards, 204 touchdowns and 141 interceptions for a QB rating of 86.0... Has added 1,626 rushing yards and 9 touchdowns on 362 carries (4.5 avg)... Selected to the Pro Bowl following the 2008 season... 7-time team captain with Denver (2008) and Chicago (2009-13 & '15) [Bears had weekly captains during the 2014 season]... Ranks 39th in NFL history in passing yards and 37th in passing touchdowns... In seven season with the Bears, ranks first in franchise history in passer rating (85.5), completions (1,939), attempts (3,134), completion percentage (61.9), passing yards (22,384), passing yards per game (230.8), passing touchdowns (150) and 300-yard passing games (16)... Broke the franchise mark for career passing touchdowns breaking a tie with Pro Football HOFer Sid Luckman (137) in Game 8 of the 2015 season at San Diego (11/9/15)... First quarterback in Bears franchise history to post five 3,000-yard passing seasons (2009-10, '12, '14-15)... Owns a 32-6 record (.842) as a starter when accumulating a QB rating over 100.0 in the regular season (1-0 in playoffs)... Thrown for 300+ yards 26 times during his NFL career... Has four seasons with 20+ TD passes as a member of the Bears (2009-10 & 2014-15)... Is the only quarterback in franchise history to reach the mark in back-to-back seasons... Became the fastest Bears QB to throw for 3,000 yards, doing so in just 12 games in 2014 & 2015... Holds Chicago franchise records for single-season attempts (561) and completions (370) in 2014... One-of-five players in NFL history to reach the 4,500-yard passing mark in one of his first three seasons: Dan Marino (1984), Drew Bledsoe (1994), Matthew Stafford (2011) and Andrew Luck (2014)... Is currently second in Broncos franchise history in completion percentage (minimum 500 attempts), sixth in completions, passing yards and passing touchdowns, and seventh in attempts... Became the first rookie in NFL history to throw multiple TD passes in each of his first four games... In 2 postseason starts, completed 21-of-42 passes for 354 yards with 2 TDs and 1 INT... Posted 2 rushing TDs and 2 passing TDs in playoff game vs. SEA (1/16/11), one of three players in NFL history to accomplish the feat along with Otto Graham and Colin Kaepernick.

HONORS AND AWARDS: 2010 - NFC Offensive Player of the Week vs. PHI (11/28). 2009 - NFC Offensive Player of the Week vs. MIN (12/28). 2008 - ProBowl; AFC Offensive Player of the Month (9/08); AFC Offensive Player of the Week at CLE (11/6); FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week at CLE (11/6),at NYJ (11/30) and vs. KC (12/7).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by Denver in the first round (11th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft... Signed by the Broncos (7/27/06)... Traded to Chicago (4/2/09)... Signed 2-year contract extension with the Bears (10/20/09)... Signed 7-year contract with Chicago (1/2/14). SIGNED through 2020.

2015 SEASON: Started 15 contests (Games 1-2 & 4-16), recording a career-high 92.3 passer rating after completing 311-of-483 attempts (64.4percent) for 3,659 yards, 21 touchdowns and 11 interceptions... Added 201 rushing yards and 1 touchdown on 38 carries (4.3 avg)... 11interceptions were the fewest in a season in which he appeared in at least 15 games... Threw for 3,000 yards in 12 games (a franchise record) for the second consecutive season... His 64.4 completion percentage ranks 3rd in franchise history... 3,659 passing yards, 311 completions and 483 pass attempts all rank 4th in team history... 92.3 passer rating ranks 6th in team history and 21 touchdowns ranks 10th... Voted team captain for the 7th time in his career... Led game-winning drives in 4 Bears wins (Games 4-5, 8 & 15) while trailing in the fourth quarter and now has 25 game-winning drives in the 4th quarter or OT of his career (18 as a member of the Bears).... Had three games with 300-yards passing (353 in Game 6 at Detroit; 345 in Game 8 at San Diego; 315 in Game 13 vs. Washington... 6 games with 0 interceptions in 2015 tied a single season high (2007 and 2012)... Missed Game 3 due to a hamstring injury... Reached 3,000 passing yards for 5th time in Bears career (7th time overall)... 5 seasons with 3,000 yards have come in 7 seasons as a member of the Bears, all other Bears QBs in franchise history have combined for 5 such seasons...Had a career-high 151.0 passer rating in Game 9 at St. Louis; second highest single game passer rating by a Bears QB since at least 1960...Became first QB in franchise history with 2 TD passes of 80 yards or more in a single game (87 and 83 yards) in Game 9 at St. Louis. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 15-15

PREVIOUS SEASONS:
2014 - Set franchise single-season records for completions (370) and attempts (561), while ranking second in Bears history with3,812 passing yards and 66.0 completion percentage... 28 passing touchdowns were tied for second most in franchise single-season annals... 88.6 passer rating was seventh highest in Bears history... Added 191 rushing yards and 2 touchdowns on 39 carries (4.9 ypc)... Started 15 contests (Games 1-14 and 16)... Active but did not play in Game 15... Had four 300-yard passing contests on the season, including 381 yards at Atlanta (October 12), tied for fifth most in single-game franchise history... Finished with a passer rating over 100.0 on three occasions... Part of anoffense that set franchise single-season records in completion percentage (65.0) while ranking second in Bears history in pass-ing touchdowns (30) and third in gross passing yards (4,035) and net passing yards (3,792).

2013 - Started all 11 games played, completing 224-of-355 passing attempts for 2,621 yards, 19 touchdowns and 12 interceptions for a 89.2 passer rating, the sixth-highest passer rating in single-season franchise history... 63.1 completion percentage and 238.3 passing yards per game were both third-highest in franchise annals... Had two 300-yard passing games (9/29 vs. DET and 10/6 vs. NO)... Had two game-winning touchdown drives in the fourth quarter (9/8 vs. CIN and 9/15 vs. MIN)... Part of an offense that set franchise single-season records in net yards (6,109), gross passing yards (4,450), net passing yards (4,281), passing touchdowns (32), passer rating (96.9), first downs (344) and passing first downs (215) while ranking second in Bears history in points scored (445) and completion percentage (64.4%).

2012 - Completed 255 of 434 passing attempts (58.8 percent) for 3,033 yards, 19 touchdowns and 14 interceptions for an 81.3 passer rating... Added career-high 233 yards rushing on 41 attempts (5.7 ypc)... Started all 15 games played... Missed Game 10 at SF (11/19) due to a concussion.

2011 - Finished with a QB rating of 85.7, completing 182-of-314 passes for 2,319 yards in 10 starts... Tossed 13 TDs and 7 INTs... Carried the ball 18 times for 55 yards (3.1 avg) and 1 TD... Had two 300-yard passing games (312 - Week 1 vs. ATL and 302 - Week 3vs. GB)... Missed final 6 contests due to hand injury.

2010 - Finished with a QB rating of 86.3, completing 261-of-432 passes for 3,274 yards in 15 starts... Tossed 23 TDs and 16 INTs... Carried the ball 50 times for 232 yards (4.6 avg) and 1 TD... Finished seventh in the NFL in yards per attempt (7.58)... Posted a career-high 146.2 QB rating vs. PHI (11/28), throwing a career-high 4 TD passes... Completed 21-of-42 passes for 354yards, 2 TDs and 1 INT in 2 postseason games, including a QB rating of 111.3 in NFC Divisional Playoff vs. SEA (1/16).

2009 - Completed 336-of-555 attempts, while throwing for 3,666 yards and 27 TDs... Became the fifth QB in Bears history to start all 16 games in a season... Finished with a passer rating over 100.0 on five occasions... Ran for 176 yards on 43 carries (4.3 ypc), the sixth most yards of any NFL QB.

2008 - Broncos team captain, starting all 16 games, completing 384 of 616 attempts for 4,526 yards, including 8 games of 300+ yards... Completions and passing yards both rank fourth in Broncos single-season history... Ranked third in the league and led the AFC in passing yards.

2007 - In his first full season as a starting quarterback for Denver, completed 297-of-467 (63.6 percent) passes for 3,497 yards, 20 touchdowns and 14 interceptions for an 88.1 passer rating in 16 starts... Rushed for 205 yards on 44 carries (4.7 avg.) and 1 TD to rank fourth in the league inrushing among quarterbacks... Posted five games with a completion percentage of at least 70 percent.

2006 - Started the final five games of his rookie season after being named Denver's starter on Nov. 27... Completed 81-of-137 (59.1%) passes for 1,001 yards with nine TDs and five INTs... Became the first rookie in NFL history (second player overall) to throw multiple touchdown passes in each of his first four games played... Also became just the second rookie in league history (fifth player overall) to throw at least two touchdown passes in each of his first four starts... Posted the second-highest TD percentage (6.6) and third-highest TD-to-INT ratio (1.8) among NFL rookies since 1970 (with at least 125 passing attempts) and set Denver rookie records for passer rating (88.5) and completion percentage (59.1).

COLLEGE: Three-year captain started all 45 career games played at Vanderbilt University (2002-05) where he completed 710-of-1,242 passes for 8,697 yards with 59 touchdowns and 34 interceptions... Rushed for 1,256 yards on 453 career rushes with 17 touchdowns... Set school careerrecords for total offense (9,953 yards), touchdown passes (59), passing yards (8,697), pass completions (710), pass attempts (1,242) and combined touchdowns (76)... As a senior, became the first Commodore to be named Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Year (coaches and media) since 1967, while also being named a finalist for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award (nation's top senior quarterback) as well as a first-team all-SEC pick by the league's coaches... Completed bachelor's degree in human and organizational development.

PERSONAL: Started the Jay Cutler Foundation which is dedicated to improving the quality of life for underprivileged children and those suffering from diabetes... Started at quarterback and safety for three years at Heritage Hills High School in Lincoln City, Ind.... Received first-team all-state honors (Associated Press) as a senior, leading the school to a 15-0 record and its first state title by hauling in a game-winning 12-yard touchdown pass off alateral to win the championship... Connected on 122-of-202 passes for 2,252 yards with 31 touchdowns while rushing 65 times for 493 yards with 11 touchdowns during his senior campaign... Also was a first-team all-state selection in basketball and garnered honorable mention all-state accolades as a shortstop... Grew up in a subdivision called Christmas Village in the Southern Indiana town of Santa Claus... Diagnosed with Type I diabetes in mid-April 2008... Cutler and his wife, Kristin Cavallari, have three children, Camden, Jaxson and Saylor... Father, Jack, worked for the Indiana state police and his mother, Sandy, was a part-time teacher.

Recent Articles

  • Cutler out for season with injury

    Posted Dec 1, 2016

    Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is scheduled to undergo shoulder surgery Saturday and will be placed on injured reserve.

  • Cutler's return gives Bears 'new life'

    Posted Oct 28, 2016

    Bears teammates and coaches are excited about having quarterback Jay Cutler back on the field Monday night when they host the Vikings at Soldier Field.

  • Cutler cleared to return from injury

    Posted Oct 24, 2016

    Sidelined since suffering a sprained right thumb in a Week 2 loss to the Eagles, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has been cleared to play by team doctors.

  • Cutler feels offense has taken big steps

    Posted Aug 3, 2016

    Bears quarterback Jay Cutler on Wednesday discussed the offense's progress so far in camp, working with coordinator Dowell Loggains and how Alshon Jeffery and Kevin White have performed.

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