Lawrence Timmons

Cutler Settling In With Dolphins After Flirting With Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Jay Cutler could have ended up in the other huddle on Sunday.

The Miami Dolphins quarterback was still weighing his playing options during the offseason after being released by the Chicago Bears in March. That's when the New York Jets came calling, and Cutler listened.

"We were just feeling each other out," Cutler recalled. "It wasn't aggressive. It wasn't super vague. It was just feeling each other out and it just didn't work out."

That's because the Jets opted instead to sign journeyman quarterback Josh McCown to be their starter, canceling any potential visit by Cutler to New York.

"Yes, we had a couple of...