Bears sign Todd Collins to one year deal

Submitted by jtmc33 on August 23rd, 2010 at 12:25 PM

http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/teams/transactions/CHI/chicago-bears

Last year the Bears had only 2 qbs on the roster.  This year they may go with three.  Obviously Cutler, then probably Hanie (if his injury is not serious) leaving Collins with a great chance to get that Veteran 3rd-string spot; with rookie LeVever (sp?) out of CMU his main competition for a roster spot

Collins has lasted forever in the NFL.

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mgomistercheezle

August 23rd, 2010 at 1:17 PM ^

After that game, my Dad and I (I was 9 at the time) waited outside the visitor's locker room to watch the team get on the bus.  Somehow Dad struck up a conversation with a couple next to us, and it turns they were Todd Collins' parents.  They took down our address, and a few weeks later, Todd send me an autographed photo.  Needless to say, he's been one of my favorite players.  I hope he can hang on...being a Bears fan, I might have to pick up a Collins jersey. 

V-Link

August 23rd, 2010 at 1:48 PM ^

Actually Collins passed on the Bears' initial offer. He wanted guaranteed money rather than just be a rent-a-qb for the preseason. 

Who can blame him? With that O-Line, the small weekly paycheck wouldn't be worth the punishment he'd be taking each game, only to be cut  when Hanie comes back.