Bears re-sign QB Jordan Palmer

Updated: October 28, 2013, 2:01 PM ET
By Jeff Dickerson | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears officially announced the signing of veteran quarterback Jordan Palmer on Monday.

The Bears also signed linebacker Larry Grant, added to provide depth at the position with Lance Briggs expected to miss six weeks because of a small fracture in his left shoulder.

Bears general manager Phil Emery told reporters last week that the club expected to sign Palmer to serve as the backup to Josh McCown after starter Jay Cutler tore a groin ...

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