by Chris Burke
There are certain relationships in sports that just cannot afford to be broken. Tops on the list is the bond between a coach and his quarterback. So when the world -- and, more importantly, Jay Cutler -- found out that new Broncos head man Josh McDanielshad tried to swing a deal for Matt Cassel, the situation in Denver was already beyond repair.
Sure, McDaniels put forth a little effort to try and remedy the drama, reaching out via text message to Cutler and stating that the AWOL quarterback was still the team's No. 1 option. It was too late by then, the half-hearted reconciliation attempts unable to heal the wounds. And now Denver finds itself with no option left but to unload its Pro Bowl QB.
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