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NFL Ranks Chicago Bears Based on QB Depth Chart

The Chicago Bears are towards the bottom of the list in another NFL ranking according to Bucky Brooks. The NFL ranks the Bears 20th in Brooks’ best quarterback situations. The list was based off of QB depth charts league wide. The top five in order were the Colts, Saints, Chargers, Packers(ew), and the Broncos. Brooks had this to say about the 20th ranked Bears QBs. Starter:...
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Chicago Bears name Jimmy Clausen backup quarterback

After a 34-6 preseason collapse against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field Friday, the Bears named Jimmy Clausen the second string quarterback to Jay Cutler and released Jordan Palmer. Although, Clausen has not played in a regular season contest since 2010, his rookie season, and was sidelined for all of 2013 with a shoulder injury that required surgery, his preseason performances...
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Marc Trestman Explains Backup Quarterback Decision

After some very classy remarks from Jordan Palmer following his release from the Chicago Bears, Marc Trestman spoke Monday for the first time on the subject. In his press conference, he made it clear why the Bears decided to go with Jimmy Clausen over Palmer: “But I think at the end of the day, the upside for Jimmy, his age, his experience, and he came highly recommended to me...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears name Jimmy Clausen backup QB, cut Jordan Palmer

Jimmy Clausen has won the backup quarterback job for the Chicago Bears beating out Jordan Palmer who was cut on Sunday. Clausen quickly caught the attention of the Bears coaching staff this preseason after sitting out the entire 2013 season following an injury during the preseason. The former Notre Dame standout has had his career fan out after being drafted in the second round of...
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Clausen wins Bears backup job; Palmer waived

Jimmy Clausen appears to have secured the Chicago Bears backup quarterback job after the team released fellow signal caller Jordan Palmer late Sunday afternoon. The Bears, attempting to inch closer to the 75 player limit mandated by the NFL this Tuesday, waived the veteran Palmer along with recently-signed kick returner Darius Reynaud and linebacker Jordan Senn.  Palmer, a good soldier [...]
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QB CUT: Chicago Bears Have Decided On Their Backup Quarterback

Bears are keeping QB Jimmy Clausen over Jordan Palmer, who is being released, per sources. For now, Clausen has won Bears' backup job. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 24, 2014 Jimmy Clausen has a career QB rating of 58.4 with 1,558 passing yards to go along with three touchdowns. In their three preseason games with Chicago, here is how Clausen and Jordan Palmer performed...
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Bears are cutting Jordan Palmer; Jimmy Clausen lives

If you would have told me in the beginning of the year Jimmy Clausen would be back in the NFL as a back-up quarterback I would have probably laughed at you. Well ladies and gentlemen, he has made it. @AdamSchefter: Bears are keeping QB Jimmy Clausen over Jordan Palmer, who is being released, per sources. […] The post Bears are cutting Jordan Palmer; Jimmy Clausen lives appeared...
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Jimmy Clausen moves up to second on Bears depth chart at QB

When Jay Cutler leaves Thursday’s game against Jacksonville it will be Jimmy Clausen who is first off the bench. Clausen is looking to restart a career that flamed out after being selected in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft. After a tough rookie season he was replaced by Cam Newton in Carolina and then missed the 2013 season with injury. “Right now, we’re going to have...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears need to move forward with Jimmy Clausen

That’s it. Call the fight because I’ve seen enough. Jimmy Clausen has knocked out Jordan Palmer from the backup quarterback spot in the first round. Clausen was impressive in a 34-28 against the Eagles. He went 7 for 13 with 150 yards and two touchdown passes good for a quarterback rating of 134.6. On the contrast, Palmer was a little shaky in his 8 for 11 performance. He had...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Clausen outplays Jordan Palmer in Bears opener

Jimmy Clausen signed on with the Chicago Bears this offseason and is competing with Jordan Palmer for the right to be No. 2 on the depth chart at quarterback. On Friday Clausen was 7-of-13 passes for 150 yards, two touchdowns, and a two-point conversion completion in the Bears’ preseason opener Friday night against the Philadelphia Eagles. Clausen’s numbers were better than Palmer...
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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