CHICAGO (21Alive) - The Chicago Bears announced Monday the franchise will stick with quarterback Jay Cutler longterm.
Cutler signed a 7-year deal with the Bears. The deal will keep Cutler in Chicago through the 2020 season.
Cutler, who missed five games in 2013 due to injury, threw for 2,621 yards, 19 touchdowns and 12 interceptions in 11 games.
LM: GM Phil Emery announces #Bears have re-signed QB Jay Cutler, G Matt Slauson and CB Tim Jennings.— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) January 2, 2014
All-time, Cutler is 56-48 overall and has one playoff win with the Bears. He came to Chicago from the Broncos in 2009.
His 89.2 passer rating this season is also a career high for the Santa Claus, Ind., native.
The Bears also signed cornerback Tim Jennings and guard Matt Slauson through 2014.
Terms of the deals have not been disclosed.
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