In today’s Three and Out: Ahmad Bradshaw is drawing interest from the Steelers; Mark Sanchez has a new teacher and the Chiefs have a new coach with a special title.
Posts Tagged ‘Jeff Garcia’
While the UFL has its share of problems like, oh I don’t know — losing approximately $50 million on the 2010 season and being sued by league investor Mark Cuban — one matter they don’t have any issue with is attracting long-standing NFL coaches to helm their teams.
A lot of quarterback needy teams like to forgo the draft to go with a known commodity, a veteran quarterback. That is not always the wisest decision. Here are six examples of teams that should have considered other options before going with the veteran as we count down the top six free-agent quarterback busts in NFL history.
The Raiders need a quarterback with swagger and substance, and the team will rally around the play of Bruce Gradkowski.
Posted: Saturday, August 28th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Ahmad Bradshaw, Arian Foster, Bernard Berrian, Brian Westbrook, C.J. Spiller, Carson Palmer, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Daunte Culpepper, Dave Dameshek, Derek Anderson, frank gore, Greg Camarillo, Jason Campbell, Jeff Garcia, Jeff George, Matt Forte, Matt Leinart, Matt Moore, Maurice Jones-Drew, Michael Crabtree, Mike Williams, Montario Hardesty, Zach Miller
The Cardinals will give QB Derek Anderson a chance to prove that he should be the team’s signal caller as they travel to Chicago to take on the Bears.
Almost as quickly as we heard the Vikings did have interest in Jeff Garcia, we were told they didn’t.
If not Brett Favre, then how about Jeff Garcia? Apparently that’s what the Vikings were thinking.
Has JaMarcus Russell landed with a professional football team?
Michael Vick has denied any wrongdoing in association with a shooting following his 30th birthday celebration, and the Philadelphia Eagles are, for now, standing by their backup quarterback.
Considering the latest in Michael Vick‘s potential association in last weekend’s shooting, is it too early to think that Andy Reid has already hit speed dial to call to veteran QB Jeff Garcia?
Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Antonio Bryant, Brandon Pettigrew, Brett Favre, Cincinnati Bengals, Detroit Lions, Jason Taylor, Jeff Garcia, Matthew Stafford, Minnesota Vikings, New York Jets, Percy Harvin
One of the most lasting images of the 2009 season was rookie QB Matthew Stafford getting drilled while throwing a pass against the Browns, being helped off the field, and then returning to throw a 1-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Pettigrew to lead the Lions to the win. Now the Lions quarterback is healthy and ready for 2010.
Posted: Monday, April 12th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Charlie Whitehurst, Eli Manning, Hard Knocks, Jeff Garcia, Jericho Cotchery, Laveranues Coles, Lorne Michaels, Mark Sanchez, Matt Hasselbeck, Michael Strahan, Michael Vick, New York Jets, Pete Carroll, Philadelphia Eagles, Rex Ryan, Santonio Holmes, Seattle Seahawks, Tina Fey
Jets QB Mark Sanchez has a cameo and gets a new receiver. Not too bad for a guy who has not been able to run yet.
Posted: Saturday, April 10th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Byron Leftwich, Derrick Ward, Jeff Garcia, Jerry Rice, John Taylor, Josh Freeman, Josh Morgan, Kevin Kolb, Michael Crabtree, Michael Vick, Philadelphia Eagles, Raheem Morris, San Francisco 49ers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Jeff Garcia could make a return to the Eagles if the team is able to deal QB Michael Vick.
Posted: Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Bruce Gradkowski, Clark Haggans, Dallas Cowboys, Darren Urban, Jacksonville Jaguars, Jeff Garcia, Joey Porter, Larry Foote, Martellus Bennett, Mike Vrabel, New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders, Rodney Harrison, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tedy Bruschi, Tim Tebow, Vince Wilfork
Patriots DT Vince Wilfork is ready to take on the leadership torch passed to him from Tedy Bruschi, Mike Vrabel, Rodney Harrison. Wilfork met with reporters on Wednesday and talked about what he expected from his Patriots teammates this season.
Posted: Thursday, December 10th, 2009 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Andrew Walter, Cleo Lemon, Curtis Painter, Indianapolis Colts, J.P. Losman, Jeff Garcia, Jim Sorgi, Patrick Ramsey, Peyton Manning, Todd Bouman
The Colts are hopeful that they can add a veteran backup quarterback next week, according to a league source, and will try to build in roster flexibility to do so.