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Cutler addresses criticism of his toughness

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler finally responded Friday to the widespread criticism he received for leaving the NFC Championship Game against the Green Bay Packers last season with a knee injury.

Players from other teams questioned Cutler's toughness via Twitter almost immediately after he pulled himself out of the game in the third quarter. The Packers won 21-14 and went onto to win the Super Bowl. Cutler later was diagnosed with a sprained MCL.

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