NFL Rumors: Jay Cutler to San Francisco 49ers, Colin Kaepernick to Chicago Bears?

NFL Rumors: Jay Cutler to San Francisco 49ers, Colin Kaepernick to Chicago Bears?

Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears are struggling in the first quarter of the regular season. With only a 1-4 record, there are speculations that the Bears want to cut ties with the veteran quarterback and trade him to another NFL team.

Mentioned in NFL rumors are the Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins, teams that can give up a future first or second round pick for Cutler. But a trade to Dallas does not make sense since QB Dak Prescott is playing well. Tony Romo is also coming back to the Cowboys roster soon so Dallas will address their QB depth in the coming weeks.

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Cutler to Miami is possible with the Dolphins also having a bad start this season. They are 1-4 like the Bears with QB Ryan Tannehill also struggling this season. The QB has six touchdowns and seven interceptions in the first five games of the season.

One team not mentioned is the San Francisco 49ers, which can offer a Colin Kaepernick trade. Both has big contracts and similar guaranteed deals and the change of scenery for both could be good for their careers.

Like Cutler, Kaepernick is now unwanted in San Francisco and has been talked about as one of the quarterbacks to be moved this season.

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According to CSN Chicago, Brian Hoyer’s QB play for the Bears is making Chicago think if they need to cut ties with their long-time quarterback Cutler. The report confirms that there is interest from the Dolphins in trying to work out a trade for Cutler.

But the site later disputed the Cutler to Miami rumors saying “nothing of the sort was in the works” but that the chatter is real about Cutler possibly getting moved.

Cutler started in the Bears’ first two games, both losses to the Houston Texans (23-14) and Philadelphia Eagles (29-14). Cutler was out in the next games with a thumb injury. Hoyer played in four games and started three games this season and was under center in the Bears’ lone win of the season, against the Detroit Lions (17-14).

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Other reports state that the coaching staff is already turned off by Cutler and that they’d go with Hoyer, who is not turnover prone like Cutler.

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