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Cutler will post another 20-INT season

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For all the costly turnovers committed by Jay Cutler over the span of his seven-year NFL career, the quarterback has reached the 20-interception mark only once. That happened in Cutler's first season in Chicago in 2009 when he tossed 26 picks and posted a career-low 76.8 quarterback rating in the lone year he worked with Ron Turner. Under new coach Marc Trestman, the key elements of the offense call for Cutler to get rid of the ball quickly, be accurate with his checkdowns and spread the ball around to all the skill position players. Pushing Cutler out of his comfort zone could lead to turnovers. If Cutler starts all 16 games for the first time since 2009, then 20-plus interceptions is a reasonable number to expect. -- Jeff Dickerson