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Chicago Bears sign Jay Cutler to $126 million deal through 2020

01/02/2014 at 7:54 am By

jay cutlerQuarterback Jay Cutler has signed a deal that will keep him under contract with the Chicago Bears through the 2020 season, the team announced on Twitter Thursday. The team also announced extensions for cornerback Tim Jennings and offensive lineman Matt Slauson.

According to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport, Cutler’s deal is worth $126 million, with $54 million in guaranteed salary.

Cutler missed five games due to injury and was 5-6 in 11 starts with the Bears in 2013, passing for 2,621 yards with 19 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. His 89.2 rating was a career-high. This new contract will keep Cutler with the Bears until the age of 37.

The Bears acquired Cutler from the Broncos via trade in 2009. Cutler has a 39-28 record in five seasons with Chicago, passing for 101 touchdowns and 75 interceptions.

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