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Cutler Facing Make-or-Break Season

QB Jay Cutler (Jim Prisching/US Presswire)

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler improved last season but will need to build on that momentum if he's ever going to live up to the expectations of fans, media, teammates and coaches alike.

After a disastrous first season in Chicago, Jay Cutler showed frequent flashes last season of the franchise quarterback the Bears thought they were getting when they traded for him before the 2009 season. Despite being sacked 52 times, more than anyone in the NFL, Cutler improved his passer rating from 76.8 to 86.3, mostly by reducing his interceptions from a league-worst 26 in '09 to 1...

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