Turner: Offense was going to take time

Updated: January 6, 2010, 3:44 PM ET

The Chicago Bears finally got who they believed was a franchise quarterback when they traded for Jay Cutler in April.

But big expectations also came with the former Denver Broncos quarterback, and when Cutler and the offense struggled this season, the man pulling the strings paid the price.

Ron Turner, fired as the Bears offensive coordinator after five seasons on Tuesday, said those high expectations took a big toll on his quarterback.

"He came into a difficult ...

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