On Sunday, former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler finally found a new team. After months of speculation, the Miami Dolphins signed Cutler to a one-year deal. The latest NFL news comes as Miami has been hit by the unfortunate news that their starter, Ryan Tannehill, will be out of commission for a bit after surgery. Here are the latest details on the Jay Cutler deal with the Dolphins as well as Tannehill's status.

Cutler's 1-year deal

In a report from NFL website's Conor Orr, it's noted that Ian Rapoport of NFL Network first broke the news.

Jay Cutler will be signing a deal worth an estimated $10 million for just one season. This news comes not only as Cutler had seemed like he was contemplating retirement, but also as Miami is in peril in regard to their starting QB's situation.

It was mentioned on ESPN that Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase helped to convince Cutler of the reasons to play for Miami.

In addition, Miami is said to have raised their offer to Cutler to arrive at the deal that's being reported. The deal was still being finalized by both sides according to the latest reports. However, ESPN has already updated their Jay Cutler player page to reflect that he is a member of the Dolphins.

Dolphins' NFL outlook

Ryan Tannehill's knee injury seems to be the cause for the move finally made by the team. While it's unknown if Tannehill will elect for surgery, it was reported several days ago by CSN Philly that it is an option for him.

At the very least, Tannehill is expected to be out for six weeks.

The Miami Dolphins qualified for the NFL Playoffs last years as an AFC Wild Card team. They would become the sixth seed in the AFC and ultimately fell 30-12 to the No. 3 seed Pittsburgh Steelers. Ryan Tannehill was sidelined for that game due to a sprained knee with backup Matt Moore stepping in.

Many Chicago Bears fans and sports analysts felt that Jay Cutler was the cause for the Bears' inability to get very far over the past several seasons.

Cutler, who began his career with the Denver Broncos, played in just five games for the Bears last season as the team eventually ended up with a top-three pick in the NFL Draft.

However, Cutler had one of his best seasons in 2015 with 3,659 yards and 28 touchdowns thrown in 15 games played. Adding Cutler should give Miami a bit of a comfort zone when it comes to making a decision with surgery for Tannehill, or at least allowing him to rest his injury.

Back in May, Sports Illustrated's Jonathan Jones predicted that the Miami Dolphins will finish the 2017-18 NFL season with an 8-8 record which will probably get an update based on the latest news.

As of this report, Vegas Insider has the Dolphins at 66 to 1 longshot odds to win the Super Bowl, with the Chicago Bears just four spots below them at 175 to 1 odds. At least Cutler's Super Bowl odds have increased, for now.

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