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Report: Jay Cutler took painkiller

Updated: February 3, 2011, 3:31 PM ET
ESPNChicago.com

Response to a report that Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler underwent a painkilling shot for his injured left knee during halftime of the NFC Championship Game was basically a collective shrug of the shoulders by a couple of NFL veterans.

The Chicago Sun-Times quoted an anonymous source on Wednesday saying that Cutler underwent the shot at halftime and then tried unsuccessfully to keep playing in the third quarter of the Green Bay Packers' 21-14 win. He was later diagnosed with ...

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