- Michael C. Wright, ESPN Staff Writer
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A humorous hypothetical conversation about winning the lottery Monday turned into a revelation of selflessness by quarterback Jay Cutler regarding his willingness to work with the Chicago Bears this offseason when serious negotiations begin for a new contract.
With a year left on a five-year deal that pays $8.47 million in 2013, Cutler admitted he'd consider taking a "hometown discount" to remain with the Bears because less money in a contract would mean more flexibility for the team in its efforts to acquire talent.
"I'm not gonna try to break the bank," Cutler said on ESPN 1000's "The Jay Cutler Show."