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Report: Jay Cutler has shoulder injury, could end his season

Chicago Bears v New York Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 20: Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears is sacked by Jason Pierre-Paul #90 and Johnathan Hankins #95 of the New York Giants during their game at MetLife Stadium on November 20, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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The season could be over for Bears quarterback Jay Cutler.

Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports that Cutler suffered a shoulder injury Sunday against the Giants, and it could be season-ending.

It’s unclear at what point during the game Cutler suffered the injury. He was hit several times, including four fourth-quarter sacks, but he was able to finish the game.

If Cutler can’t go on Sunday against the Titans, the Bears would turn to Matt Barkley as their starter. Rookie Josh Woodrum is the only other quarterback on the team. The Bears have already lost Brian Hoyer and Connor Shaw to injuries this season.

Cutler is under contract through 2020, but the way his contract is structured, it would be easy for the Bears to cut him this offseason and take a minimal salary cap hit. It’s possible that Cutler has played his last game as a Bear.