Source: Bears to sign Jordan Palmer

Updated: August 16, 2013, 3:41 PM ET

The Chicago Bears will sign quarterback Jordan Palmer, pending a physical, according to a league source.

The Bears have a need for a third quarterback after Matt Blanchard fractured a knuckle on his nonthrowing hand during a 33-28 victory over the San Diego Chargers on Thursday.

Palmer, the brother of Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer, worked out for the Bears along with JaMarcus Russell and Trent Edwards in June. A sixth-round draft choice of the Washington ...

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