Jordan Palmer cut by Bears

Jordan Palmer, a reserve quarterback with the Chicago Bears, announced he was released from the organization on Friday.

"I really appreciate all the kind words from the #Bears fans but I'm headed home today," Palmer tweeted. "Crazy biz but appreciative."

In two preseason games that he appeared in, Palmer completed 12 of 18 passes for 116 yards and a touchdown.

Palmer was drafted in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL draft by the Washington Redskins. He had his stints with Cincinnati and Jacksonville before landing with Chicago this preseason. He played college football at UTEP.

He is the younger brother of Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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