Jordan Palmer Prepping for Role with Bears: Quarterback Coach

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Aug 29, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bears quarterback Jordan Palmer (2) calls a play against the Cleveland Browns during the first quarter at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports

Jordan Palmer is preparing for his new role with the Chicago Bears, mentoring young quarterbacks.  That’s right, the Bears backup quarterback seems poised to take on a larger role with the Bears besides running scout team or holding a clip board.  Palmer has been spending his offseason working with NFL draft prospects to help them prepare for the Combine and their individual Pro Days.  The most notable of Palmer’s pupils is UCF quarterback Blake Bortles.  As potential top pick Bortles wowed in his Pro Day, Palmer had to draw a sense of satisfaction from his star student.  This was a tweet from Palmer after Bortles’ Pro Day: