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Martz understands Jay Cutler criticism

Updated: January 20, 2011, 11:26 AM ET
By Michael C. Wright | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz held off on rushing to the defense of quarterback Jay Cutler.

In fact, Martz called the widespread criticism about Cutler's mechanical deficiencies "fair," adding that the quarterback continues to improve, but it's impossible to eliminate a career's worth of technical kinks in just one season.

"Some of the footwork [criticism] -- and he knows that -- is fair. You can't go through a lifetime with those kinds ...

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