Should have started McCown.

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    100% right. McCown is better than Cutler. Period.
     
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    His first drive was perfect: a short run by Forte, then 3 straight completions to BMarsh, including a TD.

    Jay was fine when he started the game, but as it wore on, he aggravated his injury (or injured his ankle or whatever). Point being...it was a good call to start Jay, but a piss poor one to leave him in for so long, when he was visibly shaken and off target on even simple passes.
     
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    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH

    No. A healthy McCown>a clearly injured and limited Cutler after the half, but otherwise that's just Nick Cannon hilarious.
     
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    What if aggravating the groin, by starting Jay too soon - sets Jay back for some SERIOUS time off now? We can win with our backup. No, he's not as good as Jay, but he's better than an injured Jay. Now we probably won't HAVE our starting QB for weeks. Call me stupid, but with perhaps the best backup in the NFL available for this game - and playing with a red-hot hand right now - I start McCown and let Jay heal completely before risking losing him by aggravating the groin injury. We shot ourselves in the foot here. There was no need to rush Jay into a starting role yet. It was stupid, stupid, stupid.
     
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    Trestman needed to take him out after the 1st half, maybe sooner. He needs to tell Cutler to put his pride aside and let McCown step in. They said Jay will only play if he is a 100%. Well it was quite obvious he was not even close.
     
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    I thought his mechanics looked off from the beginning. He was completing some passes, but he didn't look "right" to me. It was my 1st thought of the game.
     
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    lol

    No, he's not. Period.
     
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    Cutler is way better than McCown. My only point is that we do have a decent backup for days like today. A guy who can help us win games like today. I wish we had let Cutler heal the groin tear before bringing him back.
     
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    I don't know if I was reading too much into the post game interview, but it sounded like Jay wasn't 100% at the begining of the game.
     
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    Cutler is saying the groin wasn't an issue today. It was the rolled ankle. I guess I was wrong. It sure looked like he was hindered in the first half to me, prior to the ankle, but Jay says no, it was the ankle. My bad.
     

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