Oct 26, 2014; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich (50) recovers a fumble by Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) during the second quarter at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
I was going to just give this to Jay Cutler, as he’s the leader in turnovers, but others have contributed their fair share. Cutler set the tone for the season with a pair of “what is he doing?” interceptions in the Bears Week 1 loss to the Buffalo Bills. Ball security has been a major issue for Cutler throughout his career, but that’s what Marc Trestman was supposed to help fix. As if the 8 interceptions weren’t bad enough, Cutler also has 6 fumbles, 4 of which have been lost, But it’s not Cutler alone. Even the reliable Matt Forte had a costly fumble this season. If the Bears want to turn their horrific season around, they need to take care of that precious ball.