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Jay Cutler Insulted by Nuggets' TV Guy

Mar 3, 2009 – 3:00 PM
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Josh Alper

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Don't seat Jay Cutler and Scott Hastings next to each other at your next Denver-area dinner party. The Nuggets TV analyst visited with Dan Patrick on the radio Tuesday and, given all the hullabaloo about a possible trade, was asked to share his feelings about the Broncos quarterback.

Hastings isn't a fan, and was more than happy to get his point across.

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"I think he's a little b*tch."
Hastings also called Cutler an "arrogant little punk" for daring to suggest that he had a stronger arm than John Elway, and chastised the quarterback for not cutting short his vacation to attend Josh McDaniels' press conference. He wound down the football segment by saying that he'd rather have Brandon Marshall than Cutler, because being arrogant is apparently a greater crime than hitting a woman.

Hastings' interview was entertaining, but most of what he said is meaningless. The only damning thing that Hastings said about Cutler was that he wasn't showing signs of being a good leader, because it echoes what others have said in the past. Like Jake Plummer, for example.
"He's a great quarterback, don't get me wrong. I'm not saying anything to disrespect him. I think he's a hell of a player. But Jeff George was a hell of a player. There's a lot of guys who have been great players."
The most notable thing about the idea that the Broncos would trade Cutler for Matt Cassel is that they'd be trading for a player with less physical gifts but a better handle on the other parts of the game. That should serve as a little bit of a wake-up call for a guy who is reaching a crucial stage of his career no matter who is signing his paychecks.

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