NFL Free Agency: 5 Teams That Needed Jason Campbell More Than the Bears

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NFL Free Agency: 5 Teams That Needed Jason Campbell More Than the Bears
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According to Dan Pompei and Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune, the Bears signed Jason Campbell on Tuesday:

The Bears announced on Tuesday that they've agreed to a one-year deal with Jason Campbell to be Cutler's backup.

Former Bears general manager Jerry Angelo thought highly of Campbell when he came out of Auburn.

This is a key move for the Bears, because Campbell has some proven success in the pros. In 2008 and 2009, he compiled over 6,800 passing yards, threw 33 touchdowns to just 21 picks and a 63.4 completion percentage during that span.

Campbell is better than advertised and was doing well in Oakland before his injury that ultimately cost him a starting role. That said, here are five teams who should have made a play for Campbell, as the Bears didn't technically need him: but now have one reliable backup.

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