Posts Tagged ‘Kevin O’Connell’

Jets working to bring back Brunell

A league source has told me the New York Jets will release QB Kevin O’Connell and are in the process of re-working the contract of veteran QB Mark Brunell.

Roundup: Patriots’ Bodden done for season

The cutdown deadline for NFL teams to reduce their rosters to 75 players passed at 4 p.m. EST, and was surrounded by a flurry of activity.

Jets get QB O’Connell in trade with Lions

The New York Jets traded for QB Kevin O’Connell from Detroit on Sunday, according to a league source, NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora reports.

Who wants a quarterback?

No shortage of experienced (and not so experienced) quarterbacks available, and plenty of teams in need.

Beyond Stafford, Lions’ QB situation in flux

The Lions have five quarterbacks, a position that has been in a constant state of flux for first-year coach Jim Schwartz over the last week. Beyond rookie Matthew Stafford, who will start Thursday’s preseason finale against the Bills, not much is clear right now for the Lions.

Lions adding more QBs

The Lions claimed QB Kevin O’Connell on waivers today and signed free agent Brooks Bollinger.

Schaub will be ready, but maybe not Orton

Houston Texans starting QB Matt Schaub is all but certain to be ready to go for Week 1, but Denver Broncos QB Kyle Orton faces a much more murky scenario.

Patriots could still get something for O’Connell

Speaking to some people around the league about the Patriots surprising decision to cut Kevin O’Connell just a year after making a third-round pick, and they believe the team could end up dealing him before actually losing him on waivers.

Pats considering adding a veteran backup QB

The Patriots opting to cut young quarterback Kevin O’Connell on Sunday caught many by surprise, but New England is one of several teams looking at veteran options at the position.

Roundup: Skins RB Betts closing in on job

The Washington Post is reporting that Redskins RB Ladell Betts has been told by coaches that he will play more this season, in an attempt to decrease the workload of Clinton Portis. Betts will likely be the team’s third-down back.

Patriots negotiating with Cleo Lemon

New England extended an offer to the veteran, with the sides working on a deal, according to a league source.

Cassel pulled in blowout win

Matt Cassel was been replaced by Kevin O’Connell in the fourth quarter with the Patriots ahead of Arizona 47-0.

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