The Bears Beat (02.20.12): Cutler hoping new front office can get him “more toys to play with”

February 20th, 2012 - 5:38 pm
Jay Cutler is hoping new Bears GM Phil Emery will add more pieces to the offense, including a taller wide receiver.

Jay Cutler is hoping new Bears GM Phil Emery will add more pieces to the offense, including a taller wide receiver.

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler applauded the addition of Jeremy Bates as his quarterbacks coach and hopes that new general manager Phil Emery can add more pieces to the offense, including a taller receiver. Also, what can the Bears do on the offensive line with the pieces they have to get better? And the window to place the franchise tag on Matt Forte is upon the Bears.

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