The greatest internet legacy Jay Cutler will leave as he turns a new page in his career isn’t what he necessarily did on the football field. It’s not the naked butt that his wife, Kristin Cavallari, aired on Instagram last month. It’s in fact, nothing he did at all.
It’s a meme that was immortalized with a tumblr created in 2012 that perfectly captured his looks of what many perceived as apathy on the sidelines of football games: Smokin’ Jay Cutler.
As a defender of people who are caught in awkward moments because I don’t know how I would live my life if cameras were taking photos of me all of the time,
I’d like to say that I don’t think it’s totally fair to say Cutler didn’t care about the game. But, this meme was still the best: