Per Adam Schefter, the Bears have agreed to a one-year deal with QB Jason Campbell. Campbell has been a starting quarterback with the Oakland Raiders and Washington Redskins, and is coming off an injury-shortened 2011 season, suffering a broken collarbone against the Browns.
Before the injury, Campbell was posting a quarterback rating of 76.5, averaging 185 yds/game, with 10TD and 6 INT.
Details of the contract have not been divulged yet, but Phil Emery and his team are taking care of business.
In other news, TE Kellen Davis is going to visit with some teams, notably the Dallas Cowboys.
We'll bring you more when we know about it. Feedback from around the Twitterverse after the jump.
With Jason Campbell taking backup QB spot in Chicago, that leaves Kyle Orton's main option as the Dallas Cowboys.
#Bears get a No. 2 QB with starting experience in Jason Campbell. That's another good move for Phil Emery.
By adding Jason Campbell to the mix, #Bears finally address the biggest reason for their collapse this past December.
The news about about Davis is interesting, given how high the Bears were on him, and the development they've put into him over the years. We'll see if he's shopping around to set the Bears market for him, or if the Bears will be looking for a new TE in the mix, too.
What are your thoughts on Emery's ability to fill gaps effectively via Free Agency?