Cutler (No. 26) attempts to kick a field goal against the Calgary Stampeders
|Born:||October 17, 1945|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|CFL draft||1969 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4|
|Drafted by||Edmonton Eskimos|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL All-Star||1977, 1978|
|CFL West All-Star||1977, 1978, 1980|
|Awards|| 1972 Dave Dryburgh Memorial Trophy |
1973 Dave Dryburgh Memorial Trophy
1974 Dave Dryburgh Memorial Trophy
1975 Dick Suderman Trophy
1975 Dave Dryburgh Memorial Trophy
1977 Dave Dryburgh Memorial Trophy
1978 Dave Dryburgh Memorial Trophy
1980 Dave Dryburgh Memorial Trophy
1981 Dave Dryburgh Memorial Trophy
|Honours||1986 - Edmonton Eskimos Wall of Honour|
|Records||Eskimos Records |
|Kickoff Yardage||60,527 (Avg: 58.8 yds)|
David Robert Stuart Cutler (born October 17, 1945) is a former all-star place kicker with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League. Cutler is considered by many to be one of the best field goal kickers in CFL history.
A graduate of Simon Fraser University, and playing his entire 16-year career with the Eskimos, Cutler is the team's all time point scorer, with 2237. He was an all star 4 times and was a member of 6 Grey Cup winning teams, including being an essential part of their great 5 win (1978 to 1982) dynasty. One of his most memorable plays occurred with only seconds remaining in the 69th Grey Cup game of 1981 against Ottawa, where his field goal was not only game winning, but dynasty extending. His kick capped one of the most dramatic comebacks in Grey Cup history, as the Eskimos were down by 19 points at half-time.
Cutler is a member of the Simon Fraser University Sports Hall of Fame, the Edmonton Eskimos Wall of Honour, the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, and in 2016 was inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame.
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