Quarterback Todd Steven Collins is the second-string quarterback for the Chicago Bears of the NFL. Collins was drafted in round two of the 1995 NFL Draft after playing for Michigan. The Buffalo Bills took Collins, who was the 45th overall pick.
Collins, a NFL veteran, has played for three teams. From 1995-1997, he was with the Buffalo Bills, seeing most action in 1997 when he started 14 games. In that season, Collins tossed 12 touchdowns and 13 interceptions, completing 55.0-percent of his throws and earning a rating of 69.5.
Since that season, the QB has played in a total of 17 games over six seasons. He signed with the Kansas City Chiefs in 1998, playing with them until 2007. Collins did not get to see any regular season from 1998 to 2000. In 2006, he was signed by the Washington Redskins starting four games, garnering a rating of 106.4, while throwing five touchdowns and no interceptions. His completion rate was 63.8-percent. Over 45 games, he’s completed 56.7-percent of his throws for 4,335 yards. Collins has hit for 22 TDs and tossed 19 picks. His overall QB rating stands at 76.2.
For the 2010 season, Collins got signed by the Chicago Bears team to a one year deal, the terms of which were undisclosed. He played for the team in the fourth game of the season completing 6 of 16 passes for 32 yards. He threw 4 interceptions and had a quarterback rate of 6.2.
Collins has proven to be a good backup quarterback. Standing six-foot-four and weighing 228 pounds, he shows the frame of a true NFL signal caller. He possesses fine arm strength and has developed a solid understanding of the game. He’s a stand-and-throw from the pocket passer, who lacks mobility. Because he has seen so little action, the QB has a tough time identifying defenses and adjusting to them. He’s very vulnerable to the sack. Look for him to be a lifetime backup.