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Coaches, teammates defend Cutler against criticism

Originally Published: September 16, 2009
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

Let's face it. If the guy wins, he can dye his hair chartreuse and spout the leanings of Madhyamika Buddhism, and that would be just fine with Bears fans.

But when you toss four interceptions in your first game as quarterback for a city that views these things with significantly more concern than it would an impending plague, then yes, your every facial tic and every utterance is going to be scrutinized and yes, there is going to be some panic afoot.

Should we ...

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