Quarterback Jay Cutler will announce his retirement for the second straight yr, NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport reported on Friday.
The 34-year-old Cutler “retired” final yr to change into a tv analyst for FOX Sports activities, however modified his thoughts final summer time by signing a one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins when starter Ryan Tannehill was injured.
Rapoport indicated that Cutler would possibly rejoin FOX.
Cutler was not anticipated to return to Miami after passing for 19 touchdowns with 14 interceptions and posting a 6-Eight report in video games he began for the Dolphins final season.
Chosen with the 11th choose of the primary spherical within the 2006 NFL Draft out of Vanderbilt by the Denver Broncos, Cutler performed three seasons for the Broncos earlier than being traded to the Chicago Bears, for whom he performed eight seasons.
Cutler has performed 153 NFL video games in his profession, all as a starter, and compiled a 74-79 report. He accomplished three,048 of four,920 move makes an attempt for 35,133 yards and 227 touchdowns, with 160 interceptions.
A Professional Bowl choice in 2008, Cutler holds 14 Bears franchise information.