Take the money and run

Bears' management makes it clear Cutler is future of franchise

Originally Published: October 21, 2009
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- In a sport in which first-round picks make millions of dollars before strapping on a pair of shoulder pads and well-worn offensive linemen give up their brains -- literally and figuratively -- with no guarantee of financial or professional success, there are two words that make me truly happy.

Guaranteed money.

If you really love professional football, and admire the men who play it, those words are sweeter than Super Bowl, sudden death and (NFL ...

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