Has absence made the heart grow fonder?Here are a trio of blogs with a distinctly Denver flavor. Kim Constantinesco at Predominantly Orange links to a cyber-debate with a Chicago Bears blogger who thinks a season's worth of Kyle Orton has made Broncos fans wish they had Jay Cutler back. But ... More >>
Is it too late to add the song supposedly written by Prince for the Minnesota Vikings called "Purple and Gold" to the list of NFL Final Four horrible tribute smackdown? Holy hell. It sounds like some paleontological gospel tune that you happen upon during a late night broadcast while scanning the AM ... More >>
It's still mathematically possible for the Broncos to make the playoffs (if a whole bunch of other teams lose and Broncos win), but it ain't likely. And frankly, even if they do make it, do we really want to see them blown out by the Patriots or the Bengals? While the first half Broncos surp ... More >>
"How could they be sick of me already?"C'mere, Denver blogs. We've made a safe place for you. Colin at South Stands Denver interviews the Chicago Bears fan behind the website TradeJayCutler.com. Who apparently feels Sweet Baby Jay is a "sniveling NFL superdouche." The Colorado Independent's ... More >>
"Do I look like a superdouche to you?"Although Matt Taibbi typically writes about politics for Rolling Stone, he's lately added sports to his list of topics. And in the December 24 issue, in a column not yet online, he tackles former Broncos quarterback Jay Cutler, memorably describing him as ... More >>
Didn't know how much you'd miss him, did you?Remember reports this past summer that Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher referred to new golden-boy QB Jay Cutler as a pussy? Well, Urlacher's at it again -- although this time, he's using more polite language. Bottom line, he misses the kin ... More >>
Every year, on a seemingly random day at the end of November, America celebrates Thanksgiving. (Canadians, as usual, get this completely wrong and hold it in October.) It's a day of tradition, a day to give thanks. And a day, or so it's become over time, that we all do inexplicable things j ... More >>
This may be the uniform Jay Cutler will be wearing if he keeps playing like he did last night.It was just last week that we were talking about how overrated Jay Cutler is. But even we never imagined that he'd offer up a performance as embarrassing as the one the nation saw last night in the C ... More >>
The Sports Column is a Steelers bar. So that'll be fun next weekend.The World Series is in full swing, and although the Rockies didn't make it this year, just about every TV in every sports bar in town has been tuned to the match-up between the New York Yankees and the Philadelphia Phillies. ... More >>
Jay Cutler's Twitter profile pic. We miss the page-boy cut! It was bangin'!A few months back, Jay Cutler's Twitter feed was actually kinda entertaining -- mostly because the person tweeting under Sweet Baby Jay's name was an imposter. Now, however, Cutler has what appears to be a legit Twitte ... More >>
Kyle smiles.We've done more than our fair share of ribbing QB Kyle Orton since he headed to Denver as part of a trade with the Bears for Jay Cutler. But despite the party-dude reputation KO garnered during his time in Chi-town, plenty of the Bears faithful still have a soft spot for him perso ... More >>
Jay Cutler looking happy in an image from the Chicago Bears' website.Chicago remains giddy at the thought that former Broncos QB Jay Cutler will return the Bears to the promised land. But fans might not be too thrilled to hang out with the petulant passer, as indicated by excerpts from a Cutl ... More >>
Back in March, at the height of Jay Cutler's bitchfest, I laid out the five teams to which I hoped Culter would get traded -- places I was sure he would hate, and places where I hoped he would fail. I'm a sadistic, juvenile little man like that. The fallout, of course, was grave: The entire ... More >>
The logo of Wrigley's Chicago Bar & Grille.There's always some authority figure just waiting to crush a brilliant plan.... The folks at Wrigley's Chicago Bar & Grille, at 18200 W. Colfax Avenue in Golden, wanted to mark Jay Cutler's return to Denver for a preseason game this weekend against ... More >>
It's Fantasy Football season, and if you don't know what we're talking about, then you simply aren't a geeky, no-life sad sack who never gets out of the house -- like several Westword staff members. Still, 22 million North Americans waste countless hours on it, and August, when fantasy lover ... More >>
Kyle Orton wearing an expression that didn't cross his face Friday night.On Friday, I pointed out that the team photo on the Denver Broncos' website was taken in 2007 -- and once again this morning, the site is notably behind-the-times. When I searched for passing stats in the Broncos' 17-16 ... More >>
Sweet Baby Jay.When Jay Cutler left Denver in favor of Chicago, following one of the greatest hissy-fits in local sports history, he left behind plenty of fans who lamented his departure. His behavior since then has caused that number to diminish considerably, however, and his most recent com ... More >>
A photo from back when Jay was working on a losing record as a Bronco.It may yet prove to be the case that being able to throw a football really hard does not make you a good NFL quarterback. In fact, it may require intelligence and grace and a good offensive line, and Jay Cutler does not hav ... More >>
Beads? Shit, those are pearls. Pearls and gold, and I painted them rainbow colors because I can. Since when does July transition straight into mid-September? Today in The Latest Word: -Here's your daily installment of the Adventures of Jared Polis. -Singalong with former CU football player. ... More >>
Jay Cutler in an image from the Chicago Bear's website. These days, Broncos fans tend to either love or loathe Jay Cutler, whose petulance over trade rumors precipitated a trade to the Chicago Bears. New York Times blogger and ESPN contributor K.C. Joyner doesn't gravitate toward either of these ex ... More >>
Jay Cutler in an image from the Chicago Bear's website. A week ago today, we shared mixed messages about Brandon Marshall coming from Jay Cutler's Twitter feed. Now, however, it appears that Cutler may not have been the person doing the tweeting. The account in question has now been suspended due t ... More >>
Jay Cutler in an image from the Chicago Bear's website. Does Jay Cutler love Brandon Marshall in a manly yet platonic, slap-him-on-the-butt-after-he-scores-a-touchdown-but-don't-let-the-hand-linger kind of way? That's certainly the impression he gave yesterday during an appearance at William and Ma ... More >>
Boss Bailey. At this writing, linebacker Boss Bailey's page remains on the Denver Broncos' website -- but that won't be true for long. Yesterday, the team cut him loose. And while that makes sense (he's still rehabbing from the sort of microfracture surgery that makes comebacks slow and difficult), ... More >>
An image of Jay Cutler from the Chicago Bears' website. Most football observers think the Broncos came out on the short end of the trade that sent Jay Cutler to Chicago earlier this year -- a move that may have inspired troublemaking wide receiver Brandon Marshall's own attempt to get out of Denver ... More >>
Mike Ditka. Last week, former Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy caused a stir in NFL circles when he questioned the maturity level of QB Jay Cutler, who the Broncos shipped to the Chicago Bears to end one of the most ridiculous off-season dramas ever. Now, another Hall of Fame coach, Mike Ditka, ... More >>
Lip Dub: Supermodel from NonSociety on Vimeo. Looks like former Broncos baller Jay Cutler's getting to hang with higher-profile babes now that he's ensconced in Chicago. The New York Post's Page Six reports that Sweet Baby Jay was seen in the company of "Internet celebrity" and "fame whore" Julia A ... More >>
Remember Broncos QB Steve Tensi? With the departure of Jay Cutler and the arrival of former Chicago Bears signal caller and famed party-starter Kyle Orton, the Denver Broncos may be returning to the sort of lackluster quarterbacking that marked the team's darkest eras. Many of these QBs have been f ... More >>
See ya. Why does all the news have to break at exactly the same time? Just about when a reward of a whopping $1 was announced in Ward Churchill's wrongful-termination lawsuit against the University of Colorado at Boulder, Broncos quarterback Jay Cutler, who said yesterday that he didn't want to be ... More >>
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