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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...
Via Bears Backer
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports Blog Net
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Notebook: Rookies will stay on right side

Kyle Long and Jordan Mills have earned another start this week, there is no timetable for Matt Blanchard’s return, the Bears may keep three quarterbacks, plus all of today’s notes.
Via chi.scout.com
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears sign Trent Edwards

The Chicago Bears have signed QB Trent Edwards to a one-year deal. Trent Edwards passed a physical and was signed to a one-year contract Sunday, a day after the team added Jordan Palmer in the wake of Matt Blanchard breaking his left hand.- Chicago Tribune August 18th Trent Edwards will compete for likely the third QB position behind Jay Cutler and Josh McCown. Need NFL Tickets?...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears Add Another Quarterback To The Mix In Trent Edwards

The Chicago Bears signed veteran quarterback Trent Edwards to a one-year deal on Sunday. On Saturday, the Bears officially signed quarterback Jordan Palmer to a one-year deal. Now the Bears have five quarterbacks on their roster counting the injured Matt Blanchard (broken knuckle on left hand). Edwards will compete with Palmer for the No. 3 quarterback spot. The Bears could keep...
Via Bears Backer
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears Add Another Quarterback To The Mix In Trent Edwards

The Chicago Bears signed veteran quarterback Trent Edwards to a one-year deal on Sunday. On Saturday, the Bears officially signed quarterback Jordan Palmer to a one-year deal. Now the Bears have five quarterbacks on their roster counting the injured Matt Blanchard (broken knuckle on left hand). Edwards will compete with Palmer for the No. 3 quarterback spot. The Bears could...
Via Sports Blog Net
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears add Palmer, Foster for depth

Needing a replacement for injured third-string quarterback Matt Blanchard, the Chicago Bears dipped into the QB scrap heap and signed journeyman Jordan Palmer for depth. Palmer, the well-traveled younger brother of Arizona veteran QB Carson Palmer, will give the Bears another arm and someone who can play the majority of the final preseason game against Cleveland when the key players [...]
Via Bears Claws
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears rumors: Chicago signs Jordan Palmer

The Chicago Bears recently lost third-string quarterback Matt Blanchard for an undisclosed period after he suffered a fractured knuckle on his left hand during Thursday’s second preseason contest against the San Diego Chargers. Now minus a quarterback, Bears coach Mark Trestman told reporters – including Michael C. Wright of ESPN Chicago – that the team will look to work quickly...
Via NFL Injury Report
August 17, 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...
Via WCSN - The Water Cooler Sports Network
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Game Recap: Lots Of Positives For Bears In Second Preseason Game

Watching the Bears in Week One of the preseason against Carolina and then watching them on Thursday night against San Diego was a completely different experience. A 33-28 win definitely felt different, but that wasn’t the only reason. The Bears’ first-team defense forced two turnovers and racked up three sacks which translated into seven points. The first-team offense looked...
Via Bears Backer
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Game Recap: Lots Of Positives For Bears In Second Preseason Game

Watching the Bears in Week One of the preseason against Carolina and then watching them on Thursday night against San Diego was a completely different experience. A 33-28 win definitely felt different, but that wasn't the only reason. The Bears' first-team defense forced two turnovers and racked up three sacks which translated into seven points. The first-team offense...
Via Sports Blog Net
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears not likely to sign Russell

Although reports of Russell's performance at Friday's workout were altogether positive, it's unlikely that the Bears will be jumping at the opportunity to sign him, Trent Edwards or Jordan Palmer, both of whom worked out in the same session as Russell. While JaMarcus Russell showed up at an acceptable weight and threw the ball with exceptional arm strength, according...
Via This Given Sunday
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears not likely to sign Russell

Although reports of Russell's performance at Friday's workout were altogether positive, it's unlikely that the Bears will be jumping at the opportunity to sign him, Trent Edwards or Jordan Palmer, both of whom worked out in the same session as Russell. While JaMarcus Russell showed up at an acceptable weight and threw the ball with exceptional arm strength, according...
Via Bloguin Best
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears not likely to sign Russell

Although reports of Russell's performance at Friday's workout were altogether positive, it's unlikely that the Bears will be jumping at the opportunity to sign him, Trent Edwards or Jordan Palmer, both of whom worked out in the same session as Russell. While JaMarcus Russell showed up at an acceptable weight and threw the ball with exceptional arm strength, according...
Via Bloguin Best
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears not likely to sign Russell

Although reports of Russell's performance at Friday's workout were altogether positive, it's unlikely that the Bears will be jumping at the opportunity to sign him, Trent Edwards or Jordan Palmer, both of whom worked out in the same session as Russell. While JaMarcus Russell showed up at an acceptable weight and threw the ball with exceptional arm strength, according...
Via Bloguin Best
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears not likely to sign Russell

Although reports of Russell's performance at Friday's workout were altogether positive, it's unlikely that the Bears will be jumping at the opportunity to sign him, Trent Edwards or Jordan Palmer, both of whom worked out in the same session as Russell. While JaMarcus Russell showed up at an acceptable weight and threw the ball with exceptional arm strength, according...
Via Bloguin Best
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears not likely to sign Russell

Although reports of Russell's performance at Friday's workout were altogether positive, it's unlikely that the Bears will be jumping at the opportunity to sign him, Trent Edwards or Jordan Palmer, both of whom worked out in the same session as Russell. While JaMarcus Russell showed up at an acceptable weight and threw the ball with exceptional arm strength, according...
Via Bloguin Best
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

JaMarcus Russell’s workout with Chicago Bears is not a big deal

Multiple media outlets have reported that on Friday, the Chicago Bears will workout four quarterbacks at Halas Hall. One of those signal-callers is the first overall pick from the 2007 NFL Draft, JaMarcus Russell. Russell has been out of the NFL since 2009 and rightly earned the “bust” label after three miserable seasons in Oakland. Russell wasn’t just bad in Oakland, he was...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Strictly using the free agent, quarterback JaMarcus Russell has zero chance to earn a contract with the Chicago Bears

Strictly using Friday’s workout to update their emergency list, free agent quarterback JaMarcus Russell will not win a contract this week with the Chicago Bears. “Very pleased” with immortal backups Josh McCown and Matt Blanchard, the Bears don’t want a fourth passer watching Kristin Cavallari’s inseminator. Shedding 50 pounds to get down to a svelte 265, the 27-year-old...
Via Sports by Colin
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: JaMarcus Russell Has Workout Scheduled With Bears on Friday, Receives Interest From Ravens

JaMarcus Russell is receiving more interest on the open market than Tim Tebow or Vince Young. Now that Russell has slimmed down to 265 pounds, the former No. 1 overall pick has a workout scheduled with the Bears on Friday, according to Michael C. Wright of ESPN.com. The Bears will also be bringing Trent Edwards and Jordan Palmer in to their facility for a tryout, according to Ian...
Via NESN.com
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears rumors: Chicago to work out JaMarcus Russell

The Chicago Bears will meet with JaMarcus Russell on Friday, when the former No. 1 overall pick will work out for the team, according to Michael C. Wright of ESPN Chicago. Russell has shed 50 pounds over the last few months, and he’s reportedly drawing interest from several teams. The Bears are going to have him and a few other available veteran quarterbacks in to see what they...
Via NFL Injury Report
June 05, 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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via Fox Sports
May 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears Using Helmet Cam To Evaluate Quarterbacks

Chicago Bears new head coach Marc Trestman has been known as an innovator for years, and now he’s taking it a step forward. The Chicago Tribune is reporting that Trestman had camera’s mounted to the side of his quarterbacks helmets during the team recent rookie minicamp to help assess their play and decision-making. It’s reportedly an experiment to see if it is worthwhile...
Via Thacover2
May 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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