Mike Ditka addressed issues from player safety to the league's labor stoppage in an interview with Dave Krieger of the Denver Post (via ProFootballTalk.com).
His most interesting comments, however, involved quarterback Jay Cutler.
"Jay Cutler is a talent," Ditka said. "Nobody will argue that. I think part of playing quarterback is talent. The most important part of playing quarterback is leadership. And the way you act and the way you conduct yourself around your teammates on the sideline, with the media, all those things.
"Now, I can't speak for Jay in the sense of, I don't know what being a diabetic does to you. I have no idea, so I can't really speak to that. But I'm just saying that he needs to improve his body language, and I think everybody would admit that.
"But as far as the game of football and the ability to throw the football, he does that very well. And I think the other quality we got to get to is the leadership thing. You've got to be able to lead as a quarterback."