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Jay Cutler Calls For Mutiny in Denver

↵After that Matt Cassel-to-Kansas City business settled in, news broke that Denver almost had a deal which involved sending Jay Cutler to Tampa Bay and getting the Patriots QB. Jay Cutler is, um, not pleased the Broncos are (apparently) thinking about trading him. ↵
↵⇥"I'm upset. I mean I'm really shocked at this point," he said. "I could see why they want Cassel. I don't know if they think I can't run the system or I don't have the skills for it. I just don't get it. Or if they don't think they can sign me with my next contract. I just don't know what it is. I've heard I'm still on the trading block." ↵
↵But the best part of Cutler's post-rumor reaction is his assertion that his teammates will mutiny if he's sent packing. ↵
↵⇥Cutler said he had spoken with teammates Brandon Marshall, Brandon Stokley, Tony Scheffler and Casey Wiegmann, among others, about his trade. "I know they love playing for me and I love playing for them," Cutler said. "There's going to be a lot of problems if they try to trade me. Well, they've already tried to trade me, but if they trade me for sure." ↵
↵There's going to be a lot of problems Josh McDaniels, capiche? No new guy steps in and makes decisions that affect the whole team. You got it, buddy? No one tries to trade Jay Cutler and gets away with it.
↵Florio indicates that Denver is shopping Cutler heavily at this point, though the Cassel deal would have been the best option.↵

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