Connor Shaw to compete for QB spot on Chicago Bears roster – Chicago Bears News

Connor Shaw to compete for QB spot on Chicago Bears roster – Chicago Bears News

Injuries have prevented from Connor Shaw reaching his full potential in the NFL, but that hasn’t hurt his confidence as he enters his fourth year in the league.

In 2015 with the Cleveland Browns, the winningest quarterback in South Carolina history a thumb injury in a preseason game and forced him to miss the entire season. Last year with the Chicago Bears, Shaw suffered a broken leg when Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman Rakeem Nunez-Roches landed on his planted left foot following a touchdown pass in the third preseason game.

Prior to the injury, Shaw was in contention to back up starter Jay Cutler. He was 11 of 16 passing for 127 yards, two touchdowns and had the second highest quarterback rating in the preseason behind Dallas Cowboys’ Dak Prescott.

“Been unfortunate the last couple years with injuries but sometimes that is how the game goes,” Shaw said Saturday at his annual football camp at River Bluff High School. “You just got to respond to it, and I will be ready to go this year.”

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