As efficient as G.M. Phil Emery has been at plugging leaks this off-season – offensive tackle, tight end and linebacker – another one sprang up Tuesday night, this time at quarterback. The Browns signed last year’s veteran backup, Jason Campbell, to a two-year deal. In Cleveland, Campbell will have a much better chance of winning playing time from Brandon Weeden than he would from Jay Cutler had he re-signed with the Bears. Good for Campbell. He had been a starter for most of the six years before he joined the Bears in 2012, and he’s still just 31 and still has the tools to start for some team -- just not the Bears. Now the Bears have just one quarterback on the roster who’s played in an NFL game. Last year’s No. 3, Josh McCown, is also an unsigned unrestricted free agent. It won’t cost the Bears much to re-sign him, but McCown will be 34 before training camp starts, and he’s thrown just 61 passes in the past four seasons.
Could ex-Bear be Cutler's backup?
Daily Herald | Mar 29