Bears' Mike Tice and Jay Cutler want to run more no-huddle

Mike Ehrmann - Getty Images

Bears offensive coordinator Mike Tice and quarterback Jay Cutler want to continue using more no-huddle offense in 2012.

The Bears ran plenty of no-huddle offense in Sunday's 41-3 win over Jacksonville, a game in which Chicago rolled up 501 yards against the Jaguars defense. Offensive coordinator Mike Tice liked what he saw from quarterback Jay Cutler in the no-huddle and hopes to use it more as the 2012 season continues:

"We did have some no-huddle the other day where we gave (quarterback) Jay (Cutler) some really, really good chances to do either-or (types of plays), and I thought he did a great job with the no-huddle," Tice said. "We had gone to it early in the season, but it was the most extensive that we had. It was another drive that stalled when he had something going, but we're going to do more of that. We like (Cutler) managing the no-huddle, and that gives him -- that and the two-minute (offense) -- gives the quarterback a little bit of free reign out there."

"Free reign" doesn't mean that Jay Cutler will be going all Peyton Manning on the NFL anytime soon - Cutler dismissed a question about calling his own plays on Tuesday, and the Tice to quarterbacks coach Jeremy Bates to Cutler play relay sequence will stay intact for the moment. Tice said that "Jeremy and I continue to work our rhythm" in getting plays down to the field so that Cutler can have a maximum amount of time at the line of scrimmage.

Cutler says that the offense is "not where we want to be." Dropping 40-plus points, with some help from the no-huddle, is a good place to start.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Chicago

You must be a member of SB Nation Chicago to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Chicago. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Chicago

You must be a member of SB Nation Chicago to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Chicago. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.