2013 NFL Preseason News: Blanchard Waived; Onbobun Still Has A Shot To Earn Roster Spot

The 75-man roster was formed by the Chicago Bears with the release of quarterback Matt Blanchard on Tuesday. The Bears reached an injury settlement with the second-year Wisconsin-Whitewater product. Blanchard suffered a fractured knuckle on his left hand in Week Two of the preseason against San Diego. Jordan Palmer will start in his place on Thursday night against Cleveland with...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears show improvement and regression in second preseason game

The Chicago Bears “beat” the San Diego Chargers 33-28 in the second preseason game on Thursday, but somehow I doubt either team cares much about the final score. Much more important to the Bears was that they avoided any major injuries, although third string quarterback Matt Blanchard did leave the game with a fractured knuckle […]The post Chicago Bears show improvement and...

JaMarcus Russell Back On The Bears Radar?

During Thursday night’s preseason win over the San Diego Chargers, Bears second-year QB Matt Blanchard suffered a fractured a knuckle on his left hand. “Certainly that’s something that we’re gonna have to repair fairly quickly to get a third quarterback on the roster,” Bears HC Marc Trestman when asked about the possibility of signing another quarterback at some point...
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August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Using Helmet Cameras to Keep Tabs on Quarterbacks (Photo)

Bears head coach Marc Trestman is an offensive innovator, and the Chicago offense is already starting to see some of the changes. During the Bears’ rookie camp over the weekend, Trestman had second-year quarterback Matt Blanchard wearing a special helmet with a video camera attached to it. Trestman is using the camera to help track his quarterback’s every move, primarily how...
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Blanchard looking for chance to impress Bears

Chicago Bears quarterback Matt Blanchard had little chance to impress coaches last season or during an April minicamp, so he did what he could to make the most of his chance to throw at the team's rookie camp that ended Sunday. That included wearing a camera on his helmet. To get a better idea how Blanchard understands the offense, the Bears had him wear a unique helmet camera...
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May 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Hometown QB makes good

Matt Blanchard had a strong preseason, compelling Chicago to stash him on the practice squad. The Bears now have a talented, young, developmental signal caller in the pipeline.
September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Allen, Blanchard headline Bears practice squad

It didn’t take long for the Chicago Bears to fill out their eight man practice squad. Familiar names dotted the roster when NFL clubs were permitted to sign developmental players at 11am Saturday. The Bears added a third quarterback, rookie Matt Blanchard from Wisconsin-Whitewater, just in case injuries would strike  Jay Cutler and/or Jason Campbell. Blanchard was in camp with [...]
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September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Matt Blanchard vs. Josh McCown For No. 3 QB Job

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...
Via Football Nation
August 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Blanchard flashes potential

Chicago QB Matt Blanchard looked as good, or better, as any Bears signal caller in the preseason opener. Bear Report goes one-on-one with the undrafted rookie out of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

BR Rookie Diary: Matt Blanchard

Quarterback Matt Blanchard was one of seven undrafted rookies signed by the Bears following rookie minicamp. Bear Report caught up with the signal caller from Wisconsin-Whitewater.
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

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