ESPN's Jeff Dickerson believes impending free agent Brian Hoyer is a "logical" bridge quarterback if the Bears draft a developmental prospect.
Bears placed QB Brian Hoyer on injured reserve with a fractured forearm.
Brian Hoyer is expected to return in six weeks after undergoing surgery on his broken left forearm.
Brian Hoyer will have surgery to repair his broken left forearm on Sunday.
X-rays showed Brian Hoyer suffered a broken left arm in Thursday's Week 7 game against the Packers.
Brian Hoyer left Thursday's Week 7 game against the Packers with a left arm injury and will not return.
Brian Hoyer completed 30-of-49 passes for 302 yards, zero touchdowns and zero interceptions in the Bears' 17-16, Week 6 loss to the Jaguars.
Bears coach John Fox says he doesn't have a plan at quarterback.
Bears coach John Fox refused to speculate on his quarterback situation.
Brian Hoyer completed 33-of-43 passes for 397 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's Week 5 loss to the Colts.
According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Bears' starting quarterback job is Brian Hoyer's "to win."
Speaking Monday, Bears coach John Fox said Brian Hoyer could keep the team's starting job regardless of Jay Cutler's (thumb) health.
Brian Hoyer completed 28-of-36 passes for 302 yards, two touchdowns, and no interceptions in the Bears' 17-14, Week 4 win over the Lions.
Brian Hoyer completed 30-of-48 passes for 317 yards and two touchdowns in Week 3 against Dallas.