Decision Time

The Bears coaching staff has to decide if their third quarterback is currently on the roster. Ken Mastrole and Henry Burris have both stated their cases, but the team could be checking the waiver wire for another candidate.

Both Mastrole and Burris led scoring drives against Miami. However, Mastrole looked more natural in the pocket going 4-8 for 40 yards on the night. Obviously, Mastrole hopes to make the roster, but if the Bears cut him he has shown enough talent to warrant a shot with another team.

"I made some good throws tonight and Henry played well. It's going to be a hard decision, but I don't know what they're thinking," Mastrole said. "So, hopefully if things don't workout here hopefully somebody else will give me a shot, but I'm praying it works here."

Burris was able to scramble at times, which enabled him complete a nice sideline pass to receiver Kenny Christian, but he still lacks touch on his passes. His lack of accuracy could cost him a roster spot.

"I just wanted to come and improve myself and not only make plays when they were there, if they weren't there try to make plays," Burris said of his performance against the Dolphins. "I felt I did a pretty good job of moving in the pocket and looking comfortable. I didn't turn the ball over so hey that's a good thing."

Dick Jauron admitted it will not be an easy choice.

"I thought both of them played well at times," he said. "We'll just have to study the tape and make the decision."

Roster Move: The Bears moved safety Damon Moore from the Reserve/Did Not Report list to the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list, waived defensive back Eric Johnson and reached an injury settlement with wide receiver Nate Jacquet who was previously placed on Injured Reserve.

The Bears signed Moore to a three-year deal on June 4.

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