Bears Ogunleye Feels Patriots Brady is a 'Likeable' Teammate

Ian Logue
September 17, 2012 at 07:15pm ET

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After seeing quarterback Jay Cutler bump one of his offensive lineman following an embarrassing loss to the Green Bay Packers last Thursday night, apparently former teammate Adewale Ogunleye wasn't impressed.

The retired Bears defensive captain felt Cutler's actions were unwarranted toward left tackle J’Marcus Webb, after Cutler bumped him as the offensive linemen were leaving the field.

Tom Brady is apparently more "likeable" than Jay Cutler. (FILE:USPresswire)

Cutler was sacked 7 times during a 23-10 loss to the Packers and threw four interceptions, but it was hard to pin the loss on Chicago's offensive line. The Bears quarterback didn't seem ready to handle the pressure playing on the road against their Division rival, and instead opted to take out his frustrations on them after the game.

Ogunleye, who played with Cutler in 2009, said that it's a side of him that he's accustomed to seeing and he thinks that's one of the things that sets someone like Patriots quarterback Tom Brady apart from someone like Cutler.

“People really like them,” Ogunleye told the Chicago Tribune of Brady and also Peyton Manning. “I’ve met Tom Brady many times and played against him. Genuinely, he is a good person and you want to see him successful. The problem with Jay is we’re not sure about his emotions. The only thing we see is when he is really angry. Even when he does a really good job he doesn’t show a sense of happiness.

“There is no good to Jay, there is no smiling. All we see is when he is pissed off, when he is angry and that reflects in the way people might view him in the locker room. But a guy like Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, genuinely they are nice people and they overextend themselves. Tom Brady can be the biggest diva in the world – he has that right, he has won Super Bowls – but he is not that guy. I think that is why he is even more likeable.”