Report: Bears Sign Backup QB Jason Campbell To One-Year Deal

Wednesday March 14th, 2012

The Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract with quarterback Jason Campbell, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports:

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Campbell, who was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the first round in 2005 and spent his first four seasons as a starter, will likely now play a backup role in Chicago to Jay Cutler. The 30-year-old Campbell has been plagued by injuries the last two seasons with the Oakland Raiders.

The Bears' signing of Campbell leaves the Dallas Cowboys scrambling for a Plan B for their own backup quarterback slot; Schefter reports that Kyle Orton may be their best option.

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