So where does that leave Cutler?
Might Houston coach Bill O'Brien be tempted to follow Adam Gase's footsteps as the latest quarterback guru to steer Cutler's career back on track?
When Rapoport asked team sources for an interest level in Cutler, the answer was essentially "zero."
The Mexican standoff between the two Texas clubs figures to linger up to draft weekend, at which point Houston will be forced to decide whether to continue holding out for Romo or simply pull the trigger on a young quarterback to pair with Tom Savage.
Cutler, meanwhile, is left to twist in the wind, waiting for an injury to uncork the log jam at quarterback.