It’s going to go one of two ways for Jay Cutler as the Dolphins quarterback: He’s either going to become Mr. Right or Mr. Right Now.
Cutler, you’ll recall, signed with the Dolphins on Aug. 6 to replace injured Ryan Tannehill as the starting quarterback for 2017. It was a one-year contract. It was a contract meant to salvage this season because the Tannehill injury threatened to crash it before it even began.
But now, hours before that season actually begins with the first game against the Los Angeles Chargers, it’s increasingly clear Cutler might be around longer than anyone expected if the right scenario plays out.
Cutler, who was cut by the Chicago Bears and not signed by any other team during free agency, this season could show us the reasons no one but the desperate Dolphins wanted him. He could be the same frustrating guy he has been throughout his previous 11 NFL seasons — up one week, down the next, never winning a championship and never winning with consistency.
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