I had no real feelings about Jay Cutler before Sunday, but now I do. And the feeling I have is pity for having been tried and found guilty of dereliction of duty in the high court of …
Social media allows us to type anything at any time for the consumption of a ravenous public. Anything a famous person types is treated seriously because that person happens to be … well, famous. (Not necessarily smart or wise or expert in grammar, but famous nonetheless.) When Cutler was unable to finish the NFC championship game, a host of pro football players — some current, some former, none of whom happened to be otherwise occupied with a game of their own — ganged up on Cutler via Twitter.
From Maurice Jones-Drew of Jacksonville: “All I’m saying is that he can finish the game on a hurt knee … I played the whole season on one.”
Also from Jones-Drew: “Hey, I think the Urban Meyer rule is in effect right now. When the going gets tough … QUIT.”
From Derrick Brooks, formerly of Tampa