Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is one of the most physically gifted quarterbacks the National Football League has ever seen. Based on his physical attributes alone, the 33-year-old Indiana native should be well on his way to being a first-ballot induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Instead, he is on track to go down as one of the biggest wastes of talent in NFL history.
It’s a slow time in the NFL offseason. There hasn’t been a lot of real Eagles news lately. That should change soon, though, with the NFL Combine starting up next week. And then NFL free agency kicks off shortly after that on March 9. While we wait for the Eagles to be in the news (do something already, Eagles!), here’s a look at a list of offseason suggestions put together by ESPN. Bill Barnwell came up with five moves each NFC East team should make. 1 - Cut or trade Connor Barwin, Mychal Kendricks and Ryan Mathews. This is a no-brainer. Barwin is too ineffective to return next season, even if he takes a pay cut. PFF notes he was one of the least effective edge rushers last season. The Eagles
Former New York Giants offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz announced his retirement Tuesday. Schwartz, 30, formally announced his retirement in an essay published in SB Nation. The workouts, the diets (didn’t always love that, but it worked), the film study, and, most of all, the locker room camaraderie,” Schwartz wrote.