Riding the roller coaster that is the life of a Chicago Bears quarterback
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2 rush and 2 pass TDs vs. Seahawks on Jan. 16, NFL playoff first since '55
SI cover, a Bears QB first since '92
NFC title game, second half: one series, rides the bike, pouts
NFC title game on Jan. 23, first half: knee injury, 2 INTs, 34.1 rating
Backup Caleb Hanie's Wiki page altered mid-game to include reference to Cutler's "bruised ego"
Haters tweet: Deion, MJ Drew, Darnell Dockett and, on the Web, oddly, ex--Guns N' Roses axman Duff McKagan (left)
Number 6 jerseys burn outside Soldier Field
Chicago media reports Cutler took the stairs at steak house on night of loss, "limped a tiny bit"