Posts Tagged ‘Brian Griese’

Pick Six: Broncos’ all-time draft busts

Are the Broncos already done with Tim Tebow? There Broncos are reportedly doing their due diligence on the current crop of quarterbacks available in the draft. An indictment of Tebow? That is for others to decide. But if the Broncos were to pull the trigger on a quarterback, would Tebow qualify as the biggest bust in club history?

Noteworthy nuggets from Week 5

And now for our weekly look around the NFL by the numbers, taking note of most notable numbers and best performances to come out of Week 5.

Griese is odd man out, released by Bucs

Tucked away in the final line of a press release announcing the signing of third-round pick DT Roy Miller, the Buccaneers also announced on Monday that veteran QB Brian Griese had been released.

Bucs QB McCown insists job is his to lose

The Buccaneers seem to have more contestants for quarterback than your typical American Idol audition, but veteran Luke McCown isn’t backing down.

Bucs QB Griese not expected to attend OTAs

Organized team activities (OTAs) begin Tuesday for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but veteran QB Brian Griese probably won’t be in attendance, according to the St. Petersburg Times.

Is Lovie Smith on the hot seat in Chicago?

Could Bears coach Lovie Smith be on the hot seat this season just a few seasons removed from leading the team to Super Bowl XLI? Hey, if they once fired Mike Ditka, can anybody feel safe?

Bucs expected to go with Garcia at QB

Tampa Bay has yo-yoed from Jeff Garcia to Brian Griese to Jeff Garcia to Brian Griese. And now, with a playoff spot on the line, and the Buccaneers needing a win Sunday over San Diego, it looks like Tampa Bay is going back to Garcia again.

Griese rewards Gruden’s confidence

We just saw why Buccaneers coach Jon Gruden felt comfortable enough to sit quarterback Jeff Garcia (calf) and replace him with Brian Griese, who hadn’t played since the team’s Week 5 loss at Denver. Griese completed 6 of 7 passes on a 67-yard touchdown drive just before halftime to pull Tampa bay to 10-7.

Losman, Griese get starting calls

As the Week 15 early games get underway, here’s a quick look at some of the notable lineup changes.

Fantasy owners lose QB Garcia

Jeff Garcia is inactive and will not play against the Atlanta Falcons.’s Steve Wyche is reporting that QB Brian Griese, not QB Luke McCown, will start in his absence.

Week 6 continues the QB carousel

Once again, for yet another season, the quarterback carousel is swinging wildly. Changes now come by the week. In bunches. And this week is no different.

Decision expected Wednesday on Bucs’ QB

The Buccaneers will continue to monitor the health of Brian Griese and Jeff Garcia before naming a starter for next week’s game against the Panthers, coach Jon Gruden said during his Monday press conference.

Garcia replaces injured Griese for Bucs

Buccaneers starting QB Brian Griese left Sunday’s 16-13 loss to the Broncos with a right shoulder injury and did not return. Griese was injured midway through the third quarter when he was hit by a blitzing Champ Bailey. He finished 13-of-19 for 88 yards.

Broncos knock QB Griese out

Brian Griese injured his shoulder after a hard tackle by Champ Bailey and was forced to leave the Buccaneers-Broncos game. Jeff Garcia came into to replace him.

Packers-Buccaneers inactives

Packers inactives: QB Brian Brohm (3rd), SS Atari Bigby, RB Kregg Lumpkin, CB Al Harris, FB Korey Hall, T Breno Giacomini, WR James Jones, DE Jeremy Thompson.

Analysis: WR Jordy Nelson will serve as the Packers’ No. 3 wideout with Jones out of action.

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