10 best Jay Cutler games with Chicago Bears
Love him or hate him, Jay Cutler is statistically the best quarterback to play for the Bears.
He leads the franchise in yards (23,443), touchdowns (154), completions (2020) and wins (51).
In case you forgot, here are the 10 Best games that Jay had with the Bears.
No. 10: Dec. 28, 2009 vs. Minnesota
Final Score: Bears 36 - Vikings 30
Cutler's line: 20/35, 273 yds, 4 TD, 1 INT
The Bears gave up a seven-point lead late in the 4th quarter when Brett Favre connected with Sidney Rice to tie the game with 16 seconds left in the game. After a Vikings turnover in overtime, Cutler hit Devin Aromashodu for a 39-yard TD to win the game for the Bears.
No. 9: Jan. 3, 2010 at Detroit
Final Score: Bears 37 - Lions 23
Cutler's line: 22/36, 276 yds, 4 TD, 0 INT
In the last game of a disappointing first season with the Bears, Cutler threw for 4 TDs for the second week in a row. Jay led the NFL in interceptions with 26 that season, but didn't have any against the Lions, ending the season on a high note.
No. 8: Nov. 28, 2010 vs. Philadelphia
Final Score: Bears 31 - Eagles 26
Cutler's line: 14/21, 247 yds, 4 TD, 0 INT
Cutler led the Bears to what was at the time their best offensive peformance of the season. He tied his career high of 4 TDs, and the Bears were able to take over first place in the NFC North.
No. 7: Dec. 26, 2010 vs. New York Jets
Final Score: Bears 38 - Jets 34
Cutler's line: 13/25, 215 yds, 3 passing TD, 1 rushing TD, 1 INT
Cutler accounted for 4 TDs in the game, as the Bears clinched a first-round bye for the playoffs.
No. 6: Jan. 16, 2011 vs. Seattle
Final score: Bears 35 - Seahawks 24
Cutler's line: 15/28, 274 yds, 2 passing TD, 2 rushing TD, 0 INT
Cutler's first playoff appearance with the Bears was his best. Jay threw for 274 yards, and accounted for 4 TDs, earning the Bears a trip to the NFC Championship game for the first time since the 2006 season.
No. 5: Sept. 15, 2013 vs Minnesota
Final score: Bears 31 - Vikings 30
Cutler's line: 27/38, 292 yds, 3 TD, 2 INT
Another 4th-quarter comeback for Cutler, this time against the Vikings. Two Blair Walsh field goals had given the Vikings a 30-24 lead, but with 16 seconds left in the game, Cutler found Martellus Bennett in the end zone for the game-winning touchdown.
No. 4: Sept. 14, 2014 at San Francisco
Final score: Bears 28 - 49ers 20
Cutler's line: 23/34, 176 yds, 4 TD, 0 INT
The Bears entered the 4th quarter down 13 against the 49ers. That's when Cutler took over. Jay quickly erased the deficit early in the 4th quarter with two touchdowns in 27 seconds. He hit Brandon Marshall for his fourth TD (and Marshall's third) late in the game, solidifying a 28-20 win for the Bears.
No. 3: Oct. 12, 2014 at Atlanta
Final score: Bears 27 - Falcons 13
Cutler's line: 26/38, 381 yds, 1 TD, 0 INT
Cutler threw for 381 yards against the Falcons, his highest-ever passing yard total as a Bear. The win brought the Bears' record to 3-3 on the season. This was also a special game for the Bears, as they became the first franchise with 750 wins.
No. 2: Oct. 11, 2015 at Kansas City
Final score: Bears 18 - Chiefs 17
Cutler's line: 26/45, 252 yds, 2 TD, 0 INT
With Alshon Jeffery injured, and behind a depleted offensive line, Cutler was able to engineer a late-game comeback to give the Bears a 18-17 win over the Chiefs. Cutler found Marquess Wilson late in the 4th to pull the Bears within a touchdown, and then in the final seconds hit Matt Forte for the game-winning TD.
No. 1: Nov. 15, 2015 at St. Louis
Final score: Bears 37 - Rams 13
Cutler's line: 19/24, 258 yds, 3 TD, 0 TD, 151.0 passer rating
The Bears ran away with this game behind Cutler's strong performance at QB. His 151.0 passer rating would end up being the highest of his career. The big highlight of the game was Cutler finding Zach Miller for an 87-yard touchdown.