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Jordan Palmer is backup QB, but Jimmy Clausen is hoping for a shot

Jordan Palmer will get “first shot” at the No. 2 quarterback job behind Jay Cutler with rookie David Fales in the running too. But everybody has their eye on Jimmy Clausen. The former Notre Dame All-American, fully recovered from surgery last season after a dreadful stint with the Carolina Panthers, is an intriguing candidate after impressing during a tryout last month. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Trestman: Jordan Palmer will get first run at top backup QB job

The eldest of the Bears’ backup quarterback options will get the initial shot at being the top reserve behind Jay Cutler. Coach Mark Trestman indicated Wednesday that Jordan Palmer will have the first opportunity at the club’s second-team reps, the Bears’ official Twitter feed reported.
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler better stay healthy

Training camp is around the corner and this week we will start to preview each position. We will start with quarterback and it’s plain to see the Bears don’t have much depth behind Jay Cutler.   Jay Cutler Fresh off a new deal, Cutler will look to play in his first full season since 2009. He played in only 11 games last year but had a career high 89.2 quarterback rating. He...
Via cover32 - Bears
16 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Chargers, Giants & Seahawks

  Bears The Bears will head into training camp with Jordan Palmer as the “front-runner” to win the backup quarterback job over Jimmy Clausen, according to Michael C. Wright of However, Wright admits Clausen is expected to push Palmer for the job. Chicago used a sixth-round pick on David Fales, but according to Wright, the Bears are expected to bring him along...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Marc Trestman expects Jimmy Clausen to remain on Bears’ roster

Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman said Thursday that the team would trim its roster of five quarterbacks before the start of training camp, but he expects Jimmy Clausen to be one of the signal callers to stick around. “We’re going through the process today of trying to work a little bit with our roster,” Trestman said, per “I think that Jimmy has competed, and...
Via Sports-Glory
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles Pre-Draft Training Filmed With GoPro

Jordan Palmer has been training UCF’s Blake Bortles for the upcoming NFL Draft, as well as Keith Price and Brett Smith. Palmer recorded a lot of it with a GoPro and today uploaded some highlights to YouTube. It gives fans a pretty cool insight into the training that they did. [YouTube] The post Blake Bortles Pre-Draft Training Filmed With GoPro appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Palmer early favorite at No. 2 QB

Quarterback Jordan Palmer's actual NFL regular-season game experience is limited to four appearances and 15 pass attempts over parts of six years, but Bears general manager Phil Emery thinks Palmer is capable of being the team's primary backup to incumbent starter Jay Cutler in 2014. Josh McCown's exit to Tampa Bay leaves Palmer and former practice squad member Jerrod...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears will look to add competition at back-up QB; Palmer is currently #2

According to the Chicago Tribune the Chicago Bears will look to add competition to the back up quarterback position, but according to Brad Biggs Jordan Palmer is currently penciled in as the back-up. @BradBiggs: Yes, #Bears will create competition for Jordan Palmer but the No. 2 job looks like his to lose from this vantage […] The post Bears will look to add competition at back...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bears will sign Jordan Palmer

According to ESPN’s Field Yates and Adam Schefter,  the Chicago Bears will sign quarterback Jordan Palmer since Jay Cutler suffered a hamstring injury during today’s loss to the Redskins. Filed to ESPN: from @AdamSchefter & I, with Jay Cutler leaving today's game due to injury, the Bears will re-sign QB Jordan Palmer. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) October 20, 2013 Need...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 20, 2013  |  1 Comment

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
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