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Q&A: Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler

  • 4:49 pm Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

FLOWERY BRANCH – Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has the team off to a 2-3 record this season.

He’s completing 68.1 percent of his passes and has thrown 12 touchdown passes and six interceptions.

He spoke with the Atlanta media via conference call on Wednesday.

Here’s what Cutler had to say:

Q: How has the Chicago Bears’ offense been performing this season?

A: We’ve been a little bit up and down. We just have to play with a little more consistency. We’ve had a lot of turnovers and penalties. That really hurt us in the Carolina game.

Q: What was the turning point in the Carolina [More]

Tom Moore: Johnny Manziel ‘will be good’

  • 10:59 am Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

GREENSBORO — Longtime NFL assistant coach Tom Moore, 75, knows a few things about developing quarterbacks.

While with the Indianapolis Colts, he helped to develop Peyton Manning. Moore is currently a consultant with the Arizona Cardinals. He coached at Georgia Tech in 1970-71.

He likes how the Falcons have brought along quarterback Matt Ryan after drafting him third overall in the 2008 draft.

“I think he’s an excellent quarterback,” Moore said before playing in Bruce Arians golf outing on Monday. “I think he’s had great success. He’s got in some situations last year with injuries and things like that, but that does not [More]