The Chicago Bears have actively begun seeking a trade of Jay Cutler.

Chicago are trying to acquire draft compensation for Cutler and talks are expected to accelerate heading into the combine.

While Cutler's contract does not include a no-trade clause, there remains a widespread belief that a deal will require both Cutler and the Bears to agree on the suitor.

Cutler has little incentive to play for a noncompetitive team given the lack of any guaranteed money in his current contract