Posts Tagged ‘Byron Leftwich’

Kirwan: Notes from Buccaneers camp

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.

Leftwich makes it rain TDs at Bucs practice’s Thomas George made a few observations while visiting Buccaneers training camp.

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.

Robiskie fitting in with Browns

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.

Bucs GM Dominik: Team has no interest in Vick

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.

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.

Leftwich excited to compete for Bucs’ QB job

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.

Steelers keep Batch as backup QB

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.

Fantasy spin: Bucs sign QB Leftwich

Michael Fabiano examines the fantasy implications of Byron Leftwich‘s deal with the Buccaneers.

Leftwich headed to Tampa, will vie for starting role

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.

Leftwich receives two-year contract offer from 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.

No deal in Tampa for QB Leftwich

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.

Free-agent Leftwich visiting Buccaneers

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.

Redskins discussing deal with QB Leftwich

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:

Leftwich imitating Warner now — and maybe later?

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.

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