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Jay Cutler Watch: Trestman ‘really pleased’ with QBs

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Updated: July 28, 2013 10:01PM



It’s a good thing quarterbacks are off-limits when it comes to contact during practice because Jay Cutler would have been on his rear end a few times Sunday.

Coach Marc Trestman said the
Bears’ offensive line ‘‘definitely’’ had a tough day against the defense during the first day of practice in full pads.

‘‘There were defensive players who had edges, and we have to clean up some of the things inside, and we’ll do that,’’ Trestman said. ‘‘That’s pretty normal for the first time. Usually the defense has the jump, and it usually evens out in the end.’’

When given time, Cutler was able to connect with receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon
Jeffery and tight end Martellus Bennett for big gains. He threw a long touchdown pass to a wide-open Jeffery down the sideline, getting the loudest cheer of the day from those in attendance.

‘‘I was really pleased with the quarterbacks,’’ Trestman said. ‘‘They took care of the football today. Jay was on in terms of finishing his progressions and
getting to second and third
receivers. We spread the ball around a lot today again. That’s happened for three straight days, and that’s a good sign.’’

— Adam L. Jahns



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