Twice sidelined this season by injuries, Miami Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler is back in the lineup for a team that has lost five consecutive games and allowed seven sacks last week.
“I'm excited,” the impassive Cutler said Wednesday, managing a small smile at the question. “You always feel bad when you get hurt and you can't help your team.”
Cutler was released from the concussion protocol, took part in practice and will start Sunday against Denver. He missed Sunday's loss at New England, which dropped Miami to 4-7, and missed a game in Week 8 because of cracked ribs.
How does he feel?
“Pretty good, thank you,” Cutler said. He...