National Football League
Name  Todd Collins
Born  11/5/1971
Height  6-4
Weight  223
College  Michigan
11/2/2010 3:04:00 PM
Description: Jeff Dickerson of ESPN reports, via Twitter, that Collins has re-gained the Bears' No. 2 quarterback job according to the team's game release for Week 9 against the Bills.
Insight: Collins proved he can't cut it when he started against Carolina earlier in the season, so he would not be a good fantasy option if something happened to Jay Cutler long-term. (
10/10/2010 3:55:00 PM
Description: Bears QB Caleb Hanie has taken over for QB Todd Collins after Collins threw four interceptions against the Panthers. SOURCE: NFL.COM
Insight: Collins finishes with 32 passing yards.
10/7/2010 2:01:00 PM
Description: Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports, via Twitter, that Collins will start in place of Jay Cutler (concussion) on Sunday against Carolina.
Insight: This will be Collins' first start since 2007. The Bears' receivers should all be downgraded from a fantasy perspective this week, but running backs Matt Forte and to a lesser extent Chester Taylor may see a lot of work. (
10/3/2010 11:17:00 PM
Description: Todd Collins, filling in for the injured Jay Cutler, took a shot from LB Michael Boley and has been on the field for at least two minutes.
Insight: Third-stringer Caleb Hanie will likely replace him for the rest of the game.
9/8/2010 10:01:00 AM
Description: Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports, via Twitter, that Collins is listed as the Bears' No. 2 quarterback ahead of Caleb Hanie.
Insight: Hanie is coming off a shoulder injury, so this is not a big surprise. (
9/8/2010 8:25:00 AM
Description: The Bears have QB Todd Collins listed as the No. 2 quarterback, ahead of QB Caleb Hanie. SOURCE: TWITTER
Insight: If the Bears have to rely on Collins as an emergency backup should Jay Cutler get injured, they are in a heap of trouble.
9/2/2010 11:05:00 PM
Description: The Chicago Sun Times reports Collins could be the Bears' backup QB for Week 1 against Detroit.
Insight: Caleb Hanie (right shoulder) is still dealing with his shoulder injury, Collins looks likely to open the season as Jay Cutler's backup. (
8/23/2010 12:02:00 PM
Description: The Bears have signed Collins.
Insight: Collins could serve as Jay Cutler's backup with Caleb Hanie (shoudlder) out. (Rapid
8/17/2010 12:25:00 PM
Description: Updating a previous item NFL Network's Jason La Canfora reports that Collins has rejected a contract offer from the Bears.
Insight: The list of available veterans that have turned down the opportunity to serve as Jay Cutler's backup grows. Trent Green and Damon Huard rejected the Bears as well. (Rapid
8/16/2010 10:42:00 PM
Description: The Chicago Tribune reports the Bears are showing interest in Collins.
Insight: The Bears are looking for a veteran backup for Jay Cutler, and are apparently leaving virtually no stone unturned. (Rapid
10/21/2009 3:38:00 PM
Description: According to Jason Reid of the Washington Post, Redskins' head coach Jim Zorn has told Collins to "be ready" for Monday night against Philadelphia.
Insight: Collins replaced Jason Campbell during last week's loss to Kansas City, and could do so again on Monday night. Zorn appears to have almost no confidence in Campbell, but Collins doesn't seem like the answer. (
10/19/2009 1:56:00 PM
Description: Redskins' head coach Jim Zorn said he doesn't know who will be the team's starting QB next Monday night against Philadelphia
Insight: Collins replaced Jason Campbell during Week 6 against Kansas City, and could start next week. In any case the Redskins' offense is a mess right now, and whoever is under center is not worth fantasy consideration at this point. (