Pct. Dislike: 38%
Sitting out a chunk of last year's NFC title game with what some thought was a minor knee injury drew a string of critics, including tweets from NFL players. Fair or not (no one but Cutler could know how much his knee hurt), critical word travels fast on social media. Cutler's earlier rifts with the coaching staff in Denver, which traded him to Chicago in 2009, didn't help his public image either.
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