Posts Tagged ‘Byron Leftwich’
Posted: Tuesday, August 18th, 2009 | Pat Kirwan Tags: Barrett Ruud, Byron Leftwich, Cadillac Williams, Chris Hovan, Clifton Smith, Josh Freeman, Raheem Morris, Roy Miller, Sammie Stroughter, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
While rookie QB Josh Freeman patiently learns the offense, veteran Byron Leftwich is earning the respect of his defensive teammates with the way he’s been throwing the deep ball.
Posted: Wednesday, August 5th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Byron Leftwich, Dexter Jackson, E.J. Biggers, Josh Johnson, Raheem Morris, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
NFL.com’s Thomas George made a few observations while visiting Buccaneers training camp.
Posted: Monday, July 13th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Brian Griese, Byron Leftwich, Josh Freeman, Josh Johnson, Luke McCown, Roy Miller, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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.
Posted: Sunday, June 28th, 2009 | Steve Wyche Tags: Braylon Edwards, Brian Orakpo, Brian Robiskie, Byron Leftwich, Cleveland Browns, Donte' Stallworth, Harry Douglas, Joshua Cribbs, Kellen Clemens, La'Roi Glover, Luke McCown, Mark Sanchez, Mike Furrey, Mohamed Massaquoi, NFL Rookie Symposium
Browns coaches have not routinely addressed the status of jailed and suspended wide receiver Donte’ Stallworth to the team or used his absence as incentive to get players to compete for his spot.
Posted: Friday, June 12th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Byron Leftwich, Josh Freeman, Luke McCown, Mark Dominik, Michael Vick, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
On the same day that QB Michael Vick was released by the Atlanta Falcons, a team known for collecting quarterbacks declared that it had no interest in Vick.
Posted: Tuesday, May 12th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Brian Griese, Byron Leftwich, Josh Freeman, Josh Johnson, Luke McCown, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Buccaneers seem to have more contestants for quarterback than your typical American Idol audition, but veteran Luke McCown isn’t backing down.
Posted: Friday, April 17th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Byron Leftwich, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
After backing up Ben Roethlisberger with the Pittsburgh Steelers last season, QB Byron Leftwich is happy to have an opportunity to start with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after signing a two-year, $7.5 million contract earlier this week.
Posted: Wednesday, April 15th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Byron Leftwich, Charlie Batch, Dennis Dixon, Pittsburgh Steelers
The Tribune-Review is reporting that Steelers have signed QB Charlie Batch to replace former backup Byron Leftwich who signed with the Buccaneers earlier this week.
Posted: Monday, April 13th, 2009 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Byron Leftwich, Luke McCown, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Michael Fabiano examines the fantasy implications of Byron Leftwich‘s deal with the Buccaneers.
Posted: Sunday, April 12th, 2009 | Steve Wyche Tags: Byron Leftwich, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Quarterback Byron Leftwich confirmed that he has agreed to terms with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who made another move for a veteran player to upgrade the offense under new coach Raheem Morris and new offensive coordinator Jeff Jagodzinski. Leftwich is believed to have agreed to a two-year deal.
Posted: Friday, April 10th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Byron Leftwich, Pittsburgh Steelers
Byron Leftwich recently visited the Washington Redskins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but the quarterback walked away without a deal from either team. However, The Pittsburgh-Post Gazette reports that the Steelers issued a two-year contract offer to Leftwich, who performed admirably as Ben Roethlisberger’s backup last season, most notably playing the entire second half in a victory over the Redskins on Monday Night Football.
Posted: Thursday, April 9th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Byron Leftwich, Pittsburgh Steelers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Washington Redskins
Five days after a visit with the Redskins failed to produce a contract, free-agent QB Byron Leftwich departed Tampa without a deal from the Buccaneers, the St. Petersburg Times reports.
Posted: Thursday, April 9th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Byron Leftwich, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Washington Redskins
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that former Steelers QB Byron Leftwich is visiting the Buccaneers, who are looking for experienced depth behind expected starter Luke McCown.
Posted: Saturday, April 4th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Byron Leftwich, Washington Redskins
Byron Leftwich visited the Washington Redskins on Friday, and the two sides are discussing a contract, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, which noted the QB’s status with the Steelers:
Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2009 | Vic Carucci Tags: Byron Leftwich, Pittsburgh Steelers, Super Bowl XLIII
Having played mostly well in brief appearances at quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Byron Leftwich believes he has at least put himself on the radar prominently enough to perhaps join another team as a starter next season.