Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman allowed quarterback Jay Cutler to play all but the final possession in a 21-19 loss to the Detroit Lions before replacing him with Josh McCown. Trestman admitted on Monday that he should’ve pulled his starter earlier.
In place of Cutler, McCown led the Bears down the field, completing 6-of-9 passes for 62 yards, including a would-be game-winning touchdown pass to Brandon Marshall before an unsuccessful 2-point conversion. McCown led the Bears to a 27-20 Monday Night Football victory over the Green Bay Packers in Week 9.
Cutler, who is scheduled to become a free agent after the 2017 season, completed 21-of-40 passes for 250 yards, one touchdown and one interception.
Reed, who played under Jets head coach Rex Ryan in Baltimore, was cut by the Texans on Tuesday and cleared waivers the following day.
The nine-time Pro Bowler, who spent 11 seasons in Baltimore, was a major free agent grab for the Texans during the offseason. Reed saw his role diminish over the last several weeks, however, and had been replaced in the starting secondary by Shiloh Keo in Week 9. After playing in just 13 defensive snaps in Week 10, Houston opted to release him on Tuesday.
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