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When quarterback Trent Green(notes) retired in June 2009, his agent was quoted as saying, "He's not the type of guy who is going to sit around for four or five months waiting for the phone to ring."

Well, he wasn't kidding.

Green's phone has been ringing recently and the Chicago Bears have been at the other end, but the 40-year-old Green has moved on.

The Bears are in need of a QB since backup Caleb Hanie(notes) has a shoulder injury. Green, who is a broadcaster for the NFL Network and Westwood One Radio and who has quarterbacked for seven pro teams, including the 2000 Super Bowl champion St. Louis Rams, told the Bears he's not interested, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

His agent Jim Steiner tells the Sun-Times, "We had some conversations about it, but Trent's been engrossed in broadcasting. It just didn't work out."

But it wasn't an easy decision. "His heart says yes, and his emotions say yes," Steiner said. "But it's time to stay right where he is."

The Sun-Times also reports that the team has since "reached out" to Todd Collins(notes) and Damon Huard(notes) to fill the spot.

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Source: Chicago Sun-TimesSeattle Times

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