Years in NFL: 8

Career starts: 100

Touchdowns: 148

Interceptions: 107

Quotable: "He's very sharp to be around," backup Josh McCown said. "I learn a lot from him just watching him play and some of the things he does."

 

NEXT MAN UP: JOSH MCCOWN

Career starts: 33

Touchdowns: 38

Interceptions: 44

Upside: McCown still has (mostly) healthy weapons around him in Matt Forte, Brandon Marshall, Alshon Jeffery and Martellus Bennett. He also proved he can run a little bit when need be. Now, if the Bears can just get him to slide more often than not, they might have something.

Quotable: When asked to evaluate his strengths, McCown said: "Trying to stay calm. Trying to lead the team. Get the guys in and out of the huddle. Be accurate with the football, and use my legs and try to make plays with my feet as well."

Chicago Tribune contributed to this report.

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