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Saints shedding backup QB Chase Daniel to Bears: resource

The New Orleans Saints could be in the marketplace for a backup quarterback.
Chase Daniel, who served his 2nd stint as Drew Brees&#8217 backup in 2017, is predicted to concur to phrases with the Chicago Bears when the cost-free agency signing period of time opens, a source acquainted with the scenario confirmed Wednesday morning (March fourteen).
The NFL Network 1st documented the news.

Excellent morning, Bears followers.
Some early AM information. QB Chase Daniel expected to concur to conditions with Chicago when totally free agency begins. @gmfb @nflnetwork @NFLonFOX
&#8212 Peter Schrager (@PSchrags) March fourteen, 2018

Daniel only gained five offensive snaps last year right after signing a one particular-year offer to return to New Orleans a year in the past. That&#8217s a excellent thing that means Brees remained wholesome a hugely productive.
Bears basic supervisor Ryan Tempo is acquainted with Daniel thanks to their time collectively in New Orleans. Daniel served as Brees&#8217 backup from 2010-2012. He left for Kansas City for three seasons and Philadelphia for 1 calendar year just before returning to New Orleans in 2017.
Daniel also performed underneath new Bears mentor Matt Nagy in Kansas City. Nagy served as the Chiefs quarterback coach for the duration of considerably of Daniel&#8217s time in Kansas City.
Taysom Hill is the only quarterback at present under contract as of Wednesday early morning. Of training course, Brees will ink his two-year offer value a highest of $ fifty million when the signing interval opens at 3 p.m. Wednesday (March 14).
The Saints plucked Hill off waivers previous period from Green Bay. Sean Payton likes Hill&#8217s skills at quarterback and may possibly easily grow to be the backup. Hill put in very last year remarkably playing special groups, and taking part in effectively in his seventy one snaps.
New Orleans could also be in the market of drafting a quarterback.
The Saints will head to Norman, Okla. for a private training of Heisman Trophy passer Baker Mayfield at some level prior to the draft. New Orleans has been connected to Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, another Heisman Trophy winner, in mock drafts by a number of draft pundits.