Why is Cutler to Jets so controversial? Dan Leberfeld

So many people are making such a big deal about Jay Cutler and the Jets/New York market being a potential nightmare. Get real people.

First of all, he played in Chicago the last eight years. That is a vicious, large media market as well. So he’s used to a feeding frenzy and blocking out white noise.

Secondly, all these people predicting it won’t end well, keep in mind, almost every Jets quarterback since Joe Namath has been run out of town by the media and some fans. They usually leave as war criminals. Just like the offensive coordinators. It’s happened over and over. So if Cutler comes to the Jets and it doesn’t work out, how will that be any different than Richard Todd, Ken O’Brien, Browning Nagle, Mark Sanchez or Ryan Fitzpatrick? So many people worried about how Cutler would work in New York, were involved in running myriad quarterbacks out of town. So why are they concerned about Cutler? Worst thing that will happen is it doesn’t work out, and they run him out of town also. We have seen this play many times.

If Mike Maccagnan and Todd Bowles, leaning heavily on John Morton, Jeremy Bates and Rex Hogan (former Bears executive now with the Jets) think signing Cutler is a good idea, they should go for it.

What is the worst that can happen?

He’s chased out of town by the media and some fans like basically every Jets QB since Namath?

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