There’s a trend starting to form among former Chicago Bears who wind up playing for the New York Jets. They all like to talk about Jay Cutler. After the Bears traded Brandon Marshall to New York last year, the disgruntled receiver spoke multiple times to the media about the relationship with his former quarterback. This year is Matt Forte’s turn, and he took a slightly different approach. He signed with the Jets as a free agent this offseason, but he wasn’t critical of his former quarterback. In fact, he feels bad for Cutler because of how he is treated by the media and the lack of respect he receives. It was a refreshing bit of honesty from Forte about the narrative around the Bears’ quarterback.
The Broncos will play in the same conference as Andrew Luck for at least six more years. The fifth-year quarterback signed an extension Wednesday that will keep him with the Colts through the 2021 season. Luck’s deal includes $87 million in guaranteed money, according to ESPN. Luck’s new contract is the richest in NFL history. Luck has faced Denver four times in his career, including three times in the regular season. He led the Colts to a 39-33 win in 2013 before losing 31-24 against the Broncos in 2014. Last season, Indy defeated Denver 27-24. During the 2014 playoffs, Luck’s Colts knocked off the Broncos 24-13 in the divisional round. Overall, Luck is 3-1 against Denver, throwing nine touchdown