by Aaron Wilson
August 18, 02013
The Chicago Bears signed more reinforcements for the quarterback position since Matt Blanchard broke his hand.
One day after signing Jordan Palmer, the Bears signed Trent Edwards to a one-year contract and cut wide receiver Jerrell Jackson.
Edwards has 33 starts, including stints with the Buffalo Bills, Jacksonville Jaguars, Oakland Raiders and Philadelphia Eagles.
Selected by Buffalo in the third round of the 2007 draft, Edwards has completed 563 of 929 passes (60.6 percent) for 6,033 yards with 26 touchdowns, 30 interceptions and a 75.5 passer rating. He also has rushed for 330 yards and three touchdownss on 78 carries. His career record as a starter is 14-19.
Edwards' top season came in 2008 when he started 14 games for the Bills, completing 245 of 374 passes for 2,699 yards with 11 touchdowns, 10 interceptions and an 85.5 passer rating.
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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.