Bears Adding Quarterback Sanchez

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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Mark Sanchez (3) is sacked by Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham (55) during the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.

After failing to win the Denver Broncos starting QB job, Sanchez signed with Dallas but made just 18 pass attempts as the backup to rookie Dak Prescott.

The Chicago Bears are full of interesting surprises at quarterback this offseason. He didn't say two years ago that he wanted to draft one every year, just that, "I think it's a good idea to add a quarterback every year".

He went to the playoffs in each of his first two seasons, reaching the AFC Championship Game with the Jets in both 2009 and 2010. Last season, the Bears started three - Jay Cutler, Brian Hoyer and Matt Barkley - because of injuries.

The Bears prioritized finding another proven backup to work alongside Glennon, who hasn't started a game in over two years. Chicago likely added Sanchez for depth at quarterback on their rebuilding squad. Posting a 3-13 record during the 2016 National Football League season didn't help matters, especially as the team managed to only score 279 total points for the year.

The Bears hold the third pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, and have plenty of their own needs.

If Chicago's plan is to bypass this quarterback class and acquire a talented defensive starter to build on a sneaky decent defense and to let Glennon run the show, it actually looks like a pretty smart move.

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