After being released by the Redskins on April 28 following a head-turning decision to take Kirk Cousins in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft after already having taken Robert Griffin III with the No. 2 overall pick, the Houston Texans decided to give the 30-year-old a chance to compete this summer for a spot on the roster, according to SportsRadio 610.
John Beck was the fourth quarterback taken in the 2007 NFL Draft behind the likes of Kevin Kolb, Brady Quinn and JaMarcus Russell.
The Miami Dolphins signed their second-round selection (40th overall) to a four-year deal with $3.25 million in guaranteed money.
Entering his first training camp as the team’s third-string quarterback, Beck was seen as a potential successor to incumbent starter Trent Green right out of the gate. After an 0-8 start, then-head coach Cam Cameron announced that Beck would begin splitting reps with the first team during the bye in Week 9 after Green went down with an injury and inconsistent play from Cle...