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NFC North preview: Bears seek stability at QB, unlike division rivals who have it

NFC North preview: Bears seek stability at QB, unlike division rivals who have it

Chicago isn’t just the Second City, it’s the second-string city.

Only two times in the last 21 seasons has a Bears quarterback started all 16 games. That was Jay Cutler in 2009, his first season with the team, and Rex Grossman in 2006, when he did a serviceable job in helping his team get to the Super Bowl.

Other than that, the Bears have used two, three or even four quarterbacks to often limp through the fall.

By all indications, this is shaping up to be another one of those seasons. Six weeks after the Bears signed Mike Glennon to a three-year deal that averages $14.5 million per season, they made a dramatic and unexpected trade in the first round of the draft to...

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