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Chicago Bears release depth chart: Jordan Palmer backup to Jay Cutler

Bears head coach Marc Trestman will begin his second season in Chicago. Photo: Brian Kersey/Getty Images

Bears head coach Marc Trestman will begin his second season in Chicago.

The Chicago Bears released their first depth chart of the season on Aug. 3.

After Jay Cutler missed fives games due to injury last season, backup quarterback Josh McCown filled in, throwing 13 touchdowns for 1,829 yards. McCown signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the offseason, so the Bears are looking for a new backup quarterback. The current depth chart has Jordan Palmer ahead of Jimmy Clausen and David Fales.

Marquess Wilson is slotted in behind Brandon Marshall at wide receiver, but on Tuesday he underwent surgery on his fractured clavicle. There is no timetable set for his return.

Offense
QB: Jay Cutler | Jordan Palmer | Jimmy Clausen | David Fales
RB: Matt Forte | Shaun Draughn | Michael Ford | Ka'Deem Carey | Senorise Perry | Jordan Lynch
​FB: Tony Fiammetta
WR: Brandon Marshall | (Marquess Wilson) | Josh Bellamy | Chris Williams | Armanti Edwards
WR: Alshon Jeffery | Eric Weems | Josh Morgan | Michael Spurlock | Dale Moss
TE: Martellus Bennett | Dante Rosario | Zach Miller | Matthew Mulligan | Jeron Mastrud
LT: Jermon Bushrod | Charles Leno, Jr. | Dennis Roland
LG: Matt Slauson | James Brown | Ryan Groy
C: Roberto Garza | Brian de la Puente | Taylor Boggs
RG: Kyle Long | Michael Ola | Dylan Gandy | Graham Pocic
RT: Jordan Mills | Eben Britton | Joe Long

More: Fantasy Football 2014 draft prep: Chicago Bears team preview

Defense
RDE: Jared Allen | Trevor Scott | Cornelius Washington
NT: Stephen Paea | Ego Ferguson | Tracy Robertson | Lee Pegues
LDE: Lamarr Houston | Willie Young | Austen Lane | David Bass
SLB: Shea McClellin | Christian Jones | Jordan Senn 
MLB: D.J. Williams/Jonathan Bostic | DeDe Lattimore
WLB: Lance Briggs | Khaseem Greene | Jerry Franklin | Conor O'Neill
DT: Jeremiah Ratliff |​ Will Sutton |​ Nate Collins |​ Brandon Dunn
RCB: Charles Tillman | Kelvin Hayden | Isaiah Frey | Al Louis-Jean | Derricus Purdy 
LCB: Tim Jennings | Kyle Fuller | Sherrick McManis |​ C.J. Wilson |​ Demontre Hurst
FS: Brock Vereen | M.D. Jennings | (Chris Conte) | (Craig Steltz)
SS: Ryan Mundy | Danny McCray | Adrian Wilson | Marcus Trice

Special Teams
K: Robbie Gould
P: Patrick O'Donnell/Tress Way
H: Patrick O'Donnell/Tress Way​
KR: Eric Weems | Michael Ford | Chris Williams | Michael Spurlock/Armanti Edwards
PR: Eric Weems | Chris Williams | Michael Spurlock | Armanti Edwards​
LS: Brandon Hartson/Chad Rempel

Note: Parenthesis around name denotes injured player

More: Bears' Martellus Bennett fined, suspended after training camp fight

- Sarah Barshop

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