1. Mike Glennon
2. Mitch Trubisky
3. Connor Shaw
Notable Cut- Mark Sanchez
Some teams that have established veteran starters at QB have decided to streamline the position and only go with two QBs on the active roster. That won’t be the case with the Chicago Bears. The Bears will have three quarterbacks on their active roster this year. The first two are obvious. There is a better chance Mike Ditka comes out of retirement and starts at tight end than there is that Glennon and Trubisky aren’t on the roster.
The third slot is up for grabs. If the Bears like what they see in Connor Shaw (they did last year), they’ll give him one of the backup spots, if Shaw struggles, Mark Sanchez will earn the last QB spot. Every team in the league knows what Sanchez brings to the table, Shaw is a bit of a wildcard and for a rebuilding team, the potential makes sense here.
If Glennon ever went down with a serious injury and Sanchez was sitting home on his sofa, I could see the Bears bring him back rather than be an injury away from being forced to play Trubisky, but for a rebuilding team, it just makes sense to stay young at quarterback.