Found November 23, 2011 on Inside the Bears:
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As Caleb Hanie was taking practice snaps with the starting offense Wednesday, the Bears were working to secure his veteran backup. The Bears put in a waiver claim for Kyle Orton, who was surprisingly released by the Denver Broncos Tuesday. But when the club learned around 3 p.m. — the deadline for waiver claims — that the Kansas City Chiefs had snagged Orton, the Bears quickly announced the signing of Josh McCown to a one-year deal. Orton was the team’s top choice to back up Hanie, and the veteran didn’t mask his desire to return to his original team, even …
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