Football Players who Played for Buccaneers and Bears

There is a good chance that if you’ve found this page then you’re playing the Immaculate Grid.

That also means that today’s grid has asked for players that have played for both the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Chicago Bears.

And, it also means that you’re probably stuck on this particular box and you’re looking for a little help. Sound about right so far?

Well, good news, you’re in the right place.

I’ve done some research and have found players who played on both the Buccaneers and Bears.

Chris Chandler

Chris Chandler had a lengthy and diverse career as a quarterback in the NFL, playing for eight teams over 17 seasons from 1988 to 2004.

His career stats include 28,484 passing yards, 170 touchdown passes, and a completion rate of 58.1%. Chandler’s pinnacle was the 1998 season when he led the Atlanta Falcons to Super Bowl XXXIII, earning Pro Bowl honors along the way. His QB rating of 100.9 that season was a career-high.

Despite moving frequently, Chandler had a knack for stepping in and providing reliable quarterback play, a valuable asset in the league

Chandler Key Stats

  • Pro Bowl (Falcons)
  • 3000+ Passing Yard Season (Falcons)

Steve Walsh

Steve Walsh is perhaps primarily known for his time as a backup quarterback in the ’90s. Walsh had his college career at the University of Miami, where he led the Hurricanes to a national championship in 1987.

In the 1989 NFL Supplemental Draft, he was selected by the Dallas Cowboys. He had a mixed tenure at Dallas and was eventually traded to the New Orleans Saints in 1990. He also had stints with the Chicago Bears, St. Louis Rams, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

His NFL career spanned 11 years (1989-1999), during which he passed for 7875 yards and 40 touchdowns.

Mike Glennon

Mike Glennon is a quarterback who played in the NFL from 2013 to 2022. Drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft, Glennon started his rookie season as the backup, but later started 13 games.

He showed promise, throwing for 2608 yards and 19 touchdowns with only 9 interceptions in his rookie season. However, Glennon found himself in backup roles in the subsequent years, with stops at the Chicago Bears, Arizona Cardinals, Oakland Raiders, and Jacksonville Jaguars.

Over his career, he threw for over 7000 yards and 47 touchdowns.

Josh McCown

Josh McCown, known for his resilience and adaptability, carved out a noteworthy 17-year career in the NFL – mostly as a reliable backup quarterback.

From his entry into the league with the Arizona Cardinals in 2002, he played for 9 different teams, a few times as the starting QB, but also stepping in and performing effectively whenever called upon when he wasn’t.

He threw for over 17,000 yards and 98 touchdowns, holding a career passer rating of around 80. Particularly impressive stints came with the Chicago Bears in 2013 and the New York Jets in 2017.

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