Details are emerging of the Chicago Bears signing former Buccaneers’ quarterback Mike Glennon.

In a tweet, Ian Rapoport reported the Chicago Bears will ink Glennon to a deal averaging $14.5 million per year.

While the deal for the Bears will signal the official end to the Jay Cutler era. The interesting note is the fact Chicago will still draft a quarterback in the upcoming draft.

This certainly looks to remove the franchise from first-round quarterback contention, but it’ll be interesting to see when they do grab one.

Mitchell Trubisky, Deshaun Watson, DeShone Kizer, and Pat Mahomes are the names at the top of just about everyone’s rankings.

However, there aren’t any surefire day-one starters in this group as just about every prospect is considered a developmental one.

The Bears have the fourth pick in Round 2, and if one or more of these prospects are available, don’t expect them to wait any longer.

Drafting a rookie passer this early not only puts added pressure on Glennon, it also adds pressure on the franchise.

Jordan Howard was a bright spot for the Bears offense last season, but with Alshon Jeffrey’s departure and Kevin White’s uncertainty, there aren’t a lot of tools for the new quarterback to work with.

For added help, the team could draft either Corey Davis or Mike Williams with the third overall selection.

We all know how impatient fan bases can be, though. Adding one of the top quarterback prospects will only add to the anxiety.

Seeing one of those names sitting on the bench if Chicago’s offense sputters early, would only lead to dissent among the Bears’ faithful.

A better option, perhaps, would be to draft either Nate Peterman or Josh Dobbs in the middle-to-late rounds.

Both prospects should be available in the fourth round and could possibly be there in the fifth.

This option gives the team more options at quarterback without applying immediate pressure to Glennon or the Bears.

David Harrison is a Co-Expert at the Buccaneers site, "The Pewter Plank". He's also a Co-Host of the weekly "Walking the Plank" podcast. Currently enrolled as a student with Arizona State University, he is pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communication and Media Studies. His weekly "From the Pocket" look at the comings and goings of the NFL can be found every Wednesday here on Pro Football Spot. Follow him on Twitter @DH82_Bucs