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NFL Huddle: Jay Cutler's contract, Big Ben ranked No. 7 and more

The Chicago Bears at one point considered extending Jay Cutler's contract, Ben Roethlisberger is No. 7 on Ron Jaworski's QB rankings and more news from SB Nation's NFL blogs on Wednesday.


Should Gary Kubiak be feeling the heat in Houston? Yes, writes Battle Red Blog, but not for all the reasons you'd think.

Ben Roethlisberger ranks seventh in Ron Jaworski's quarterback rankings. Behind The Steel Curtain takes a look at that ranking, and shows us who the top six are.

Victor Cruz said that he took less money than he deserved. Big Blue View with the appropriate response: "Nobody is going to feel sorry for Cruz."

There were talks of extending Jay Cutler -- but that was before Marc Trestman took over as head coach. The talks have since been tabled. Windy City Gridiron writes, "From the standpoint of the Chicago Bears, it makes perfect sense to hold off on the extension with a new coaching regime in place. General manager Phil Emery has married the franchise to the West Coast Offense of Marc Trestman, so the wait and see approach is the right one."

Russell Wilson and Colin Kaepernick hung out together recently. Niners Nation has the story.

The Browns have $100 million in stadium improvements coming. Browns fans at Dawgs By Nature predict what those improvements are.

Stony Brook OT Michael Bamiro (unintentionally) missed the NFL Draft, which made him a free agent. The Eagles signed him on Tuesday after more than a dozen teams attended his workout.

Is Jason Witten the perfect football player? Blogging The Boys takes a minute to smell the roses with their all-world tight end.

With the franchise deadline passed, Buffalo Rumblings lays out Jairus Byrd's two options at this point: "he can follow the team's best-case scenario, sign his tender and report for duty, or he can miss training camp and pre-season action in an effort to leverage the Bills into negotiating a one-year deal with contract terminology preventing the team from using the franchise tag on him again next spring."

Important! Hogs Haven has matched Redskins players with Smurfs.

Carlos Dunlap got paid by the Bengals this week. Cincy Jungle recaps his session with the media on Tuesday.

Mark Sanchez has Jets West. How about Jets West Virginia?

The latest stadium proposal for the Raiders would give Oakland the smallest stadium in the NFL. Just 50,000 would be seated at this proposed stadium, more than 10,000 fewer than the next-smallest NFL stadium.

The Bucs made several front office moves on Tuesday, promoting Shelton Quarles to Director of Pro Scouting.

The Chargers 2004 draft class really was one of the best in recent memory, writes Bolts From The Blue.