Top Tyson Bagent News
Bears' Tyson Bagent: Considered inactive
Bagent (coach's decision) is inactive Sunday against the Packers, Dan Wiederer of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Bagent will still technically be dressed as the team's No. 3 quarterback, and he can enter the game for emergency purposes.... See More ... See Less
Bears' Tyson Bagent: Loses backup battle to Peterman
Bagent will be Chicago's emergency third quarterback behind Justin Fields and Nathan Peterman against the Packers on Sunday, Courtney Cronin of ESPN reports.
A new NFL rule for the 2023 season will allow teams to carry an emergency third quarterback from the 53-man roster without using one of the 48 active gameday spots. Bagent will fill such a role for the Bears, which means the rookie won't get a chance to make his NFL debut unless both Fields and Peterman get hurt. Peterman's experience ultimately helped him edge out Bagent for the top backup spot.... See More ... See Less
Bears' Tyson Bagent: Likely secured roster spot
Bagent is in line for a roster spot with the Bears after the team waived fellow quarterback PJ Walker on Sunday, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.
Bagent initially appeared to be in a battle with veteran Nathan Peterman for Chicago's No. 3 quarterback spot this preseason. However, the rookie turned some heads with his dynamic play under center, including when he completed seven of his team-high 14 passes to go along with four rushes for 23 yards during Saturday's preseason finale against the Bills. Bagent may have even earned himself a role as the team's No. 2 quarterback spot, as he would likely do a better job fitting into a scheme built around starter Justin Fields than Peterman would.... See More ... See Less
Bears' Tyson Bagent: Competing for No. 3 role
Bagent is battling with Nathan Peterman to be Chicago's third-string quarterback, Kevin Fishbain of The Athletic reports.
Bagent is an undrafted free agent, but the Bears may be more interested in seeing if they can develop him instead of sticking with Peterman, who has NFL experience. Ultimately, this camp battle is expected to determine who is behind Justin Fields and PJ Walker on the depth chart.... See More ... See Less
Tyson Bagent: Going to Chicago
Bagent is expected to sign with the Bears as an undrafted free agent, Alan Saunders of PittsburghSportsNow.com reports.
Bagent played 15 games in his senior year at Shepherd, completing 69.9 percent of his passes for 4,580 yards, 41 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Bagent had a 43-10 record as the starter for Shepherd, including back-to-back 13-win seasons in his final two seasons. He has a steeper learning curve than Division I quarterbacks when it comes to NFL-level defensive speed, but his mindset and physical profile should help him adjust to the stiffer competition.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-3, 213 lbs|
|Birthplace: Winchester, WV|