Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 8/22/12
The Bears' quarterback situation isn't quite what we thought it would be for 2012.Aside from Jay Cutler and Jason Campbell, it seemed like Josh McCown was a shoe in for the third-string spot at the beginning of the year.After all, it was McCown who kept the Bears competitive against Green Bay back on Christmas Day.It was McCown who led the Bears to victory against Minnesota on New Year's Day.And it was McCown who cleaned up the mess left behind by Caleb Hanie.But now it seems that whatever motivated McCown to perform last season just isn't there anymore.After two games into the 2012 preseason, the 11-year-veteran has been outperformed by a rookie. Enter Matt Blanchard, an undrafted rookie out of Wisconsin-Whitewater.The suburban Chicago native was signed by the Bears in the spring after Nathan Enderle signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He was immediately listed as fourth on the quarterback depth chart. And that designation usually means that he'll make the practice squad if he's ...
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