Jay Cutler may have just won the hearts of Bears fans with a three-word tweet. The former quarterback for the team tweeted out “Uber Eats,” and in response to some backlash, he wrote “Bears.”
Jay Cutler, a former NFL quarterback, is a divisive personality. This is true for both Chicago Bears fans and companies like Uber, who didn’t seem to appreciate Cutler’s resistance to mask requirements.
Cutler was once regarded as one of the NFL’s most gifted yet erratic quarterbacks. His celebrity status and position as a pop culture icon now seem to be more important than his professional accomplishments. Despite this, the former gunslinger continues to irritate people in new and inventive ways.
Jay Cutler was fired from Uber Eats because to his anti-mask beliefs.
Uber Eats partnered with the NFL and lost a commercial. “Views aren’t aligned,” he said as he was about to shoot in LA. They don’t seem to like future members of the School Board. It allows me to have a more leisurely weekend.
August 13, 2021 — Jay Cutler (@JayHasTweets)
Jay Cutler was scheduled to start working with Uber Eats as an advertising partner. Cutler’s opposition to mask requirements, however, put an end to the collaboration.
The 38-year-old has just recently returned to Twitter and has been outspoken in his opposition to mask regulations, especially in schools. He tweeted an angry comment about the introduction of a new mask requirement in Tennessee, where he resides, and then erased it. He also praised Tennessee Governor Bill Lee for issuing an executive order that allows parents to opt their children out of school if the school imposes a mask requirement.
Uber was quick to react to Cutler’s apparent hostility. The Uber Eats location has been terminated, and the business has expressed its willingness to work with individuals who support Uber’s immunization and public health and safety initiatives.
According to NBC News, an Uber spokesperson stated, “We are pleased of all the effort Uber has done over the past year to assist get as many people vaccinated as possible.” “As a result, we prefer to collaborate with people who share our commitment to the cause.”
Cutler was candid about the reasons behind the breakup of the relationship. In a tweet, he also added his classic Smokin’ Jay attitude. “I guess they don’t like prospective School board members,” he remarked, adding, “It frees up my weekend.”
Cutler’s trolling campaign, though, was only getting started.
Cutler’s three-word tweet mocks Uber while also mocking Bears supporters.
To kill two birds with one stone, Jay Cutler just needed three words and a picture.
With the caption “No mask required,” Cutler posted a photo of himself sipping New Glarus Spotted Cow. The message refers to the shattered Uber relationship, but the beer choice may irritate Bears supporters.
The Green Bay Packers’ archrival, the New Glarus Brewing Company, is based in Wisconsin. The Bears-Packers rivalry is one of the most storied and ferocious in North American sports history. How could Chicago’s former signal-caller support any Wisconsin-based cause?
Of course, this is stated in jest. However, Fantasy Pros’ Dave Kluge joked that Cutler had his “Bears Card” taken away after proclaiming his love for Spotted Cow. Kluge also suggested several Chicago beers as possible substitutes. “Pump the brakes…” Cutler joked to Kluge.
Cutler is hooking himself on the New Glarus train again barely a day later. Fans of the Chicago Bears have every right to be shocked.
Since Cutler was at the helm, the Bears have failed to find a reliable quarterback.
In Chicago, Jay Cutler didn’t live up to the hype, but he’s still one of the best Bears quarterbacks in recent memory | Getty Images/Nuccio DiNuzzo
When Cutler initially joined the Bears, he may not have lived up to the expectations that surrounded him as an NFL quarterback. Nonetheless, he’s the franchise’s most proficient signal-caller in years.
In 2010, the former Pro Bowler led the Bears to the NFC Championship Game. That game, by chance, placed the Monsters of the Midway against the dreaded Packers. Chicago fell down 14-0 in the first half and was doomed when Cutler went down in the third quarter with an injury.
Cutler’s time with the Bears was marred by dissatisfaction for the remainder of his career. In 2011, he had a 7-3 start before sustaining an injury. After a 7-1 start in 2012, Chicago was in a position to win the NFC Central, but fell 3-5 in the second half of the season. Cutler had additional injuries in his last four seasons with the Bears, going 17-29.
Since then, Chicago hasn’t had a quarterback with Cutler’s ability. Mitchell Trubisky, the former No. 2 overall selection, was a bust. The Bears are hoping Justin Fields can be the franchise’s face, but it’s unclear if the 2021 first-round selection will get the nod over veteran Andy Dalton in the starting lineup.
The Bears are constantly on the lookout for their next superstar quarterback. Meanwhile, Cutler will continue to be as genuine and divisive as ever.
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