With details about his knee injury vague, most chose to label Cutler a quitter. But according to a report, Cutler's injury is legitimate.
Bears coach Lovie Smith on Monday called Cutler's injury an "MCL sprain," which equates to some sort of tear. The Bears did not disclose the severity of the injury after Cutler underwent an MRI Monday morning.
Cutler injured his knee in the second quarter. He returned in the third to test the knee out, but exited for good quickly thereafter. Todd Collins and Caleb Hanie finished the game for the Bears, while sideline cameras often caught a dejected Cutler sitting by his lonesome. A report said Cutler was visibly shaken by the criticism of other players when told about it after the game.