Chicago is going to have their star quarterback for a while longer as they signed him to a two-year contract extension.
Chicago is a 1.5 point underdog in football lines at the sportsbook in their game at Cincinnati on Sunday.
Football betting odds indicate that Cutler signed a deal that goes through the 2013 season. It includes $20 million guaranteed. Football betting odds stats show that Cutler has completed 110 of 172 passes for 1,201 yards and 10 touchdowns with seven interceptions this season. Chicago has a 3-2 record this online sports betting season. Football lines stats have Cutler with 10,225 yards and 64 touchdowns with 44 interceptions in his NFL career.
Last year Cutler made his first Pro Bowl with the Denver Broncos as he threw for 4,526 passing yards as football betting odds statistics showed. He was traded to Chicago in the off-season in a deal that sent the Broncos quarterback Kyle Orton who has led Denver to a 6-0 start in football lines.
The new deal will keep Cutler in Chicago for at least four more years, after this football lines season. His original deal was a rookie contract he signed with Denver that went through the 2011 football betting odds season. The new deal works well for both Cutler and the Bears as football betting odds numbers indicated. Cutler is getting his guaranteed money earlier while the Bears are locking up a former Pro Bowl quarterback and helping their salary cap numbers this football betting odds year. Cutler is 16th in the NFL but he is averaging 240.2 yards per game passing. He also has a 64 percent completion rate this football betting odds season.
Big deals for quarterbacks are nothing new in football betting odds. In the football betting odds off-season, Matt Cassel signed with the Chiefs for about $10 million a year. Eli Manning got a big deal with the Giants while Philip Rivers signed a great contract with the Chargers
Chicago spending money on Cutler could impact their budget but they wanted to lock up their franchise quarterback as football betting odds showed. "He definitely has worked hard, so this is great for him," said receiver Earl Bennett, "I’m excited that I’ll get an opportunity to continue playing with him. I know what type of player Jay is. He’ll win by any means necessary. He’s a guy who’s going to get the job done."