Bears Sign Todd Collins As Backup QB

The Bears' revolving backup QB door keeps moving -- now Todd Collins walks through.

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Bears Keep Matt Gutierrez; Waive WR Peterman

The Bears’ signing of Todd Collins doesn’t mean recently signed Matt Gutierrez is gone; instead, the club has waived/injured wide receiver Eric Peterman:

That means he will revert to the club’s injured reserve Tuesday, provided he clears waivers.

Peterman suffered a thumb injury on the punt he muffed Saturday night against Oakland, one the Raiders recovered in the end zone for a touchdown. Peterman will require surgery on the thumb.

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Bears Sign Todd Collins As Backup QB

Via press release from the Bears this morning:

The Chicago Bears signed QB Todd Collins to a one-year contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Collins has completed 381 of 674 passing attempts (56.6 percent) for 4,479 yards, 22 touchdowns and 19 interceptions to compile a 76.0 passer rating in 47 games (20 starts) with the Buffalo Bills, Kansas City Chiefs and Washington Redskins. Collins was originally drafted in the second round (45th overall) of the 1995 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills out of the University of Michigan.

The Bears will announce a corresponding roster move later today.

More details later from SB Nation Chicago.

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