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Texans Waive John Beck

The Houston Texans have waived third string quarterback John Beck to clear room for the recent addition of safety Troy Nolan. Beck who won a spot on the roster with his good play during the 2012 preseason and was an asset with his knowledge of the offense. The move comes as a bit of surprise especially with the quarterback situation from last season and the injuries that happened...
Via State of the Texans
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss

SOTT talks to John Beck

After Wednesday’s practice we had a chance to talk to quarterback John Beck, and it was a great experience to sit and pick the mind of this 6 year pro. Beck let us into his transition from Washington to Houston and how much he has to work to get Kubiak’s offense, also he said how great it was to be in a situation building off from last season, and he also let us know how important...
Via State of the Texans
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Beck competing for Texans back-up QB spot

A team coming off of a playoff season is unlikely to have a plethora of position battles, but some of the competition for back-up jobs can get interesting. Presuming that Matt Schaub's surgically repaired foot allows him to open the season as the starter and presuming that T. J. Yates would have to have a miserable training camp to lose the back-up job, only one quarterback...
Via Fox Sports Houston
May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans sign free agent QB Beck

The Houston Texans have signed veteran free agent quarterback John Beck. Beck spent the last two years with the Washington Redskins. He appeared four games with three starts last season, throwing for 858 yards and two touchdowns with four interceptions. The 30-year-old Beck was with the Ravens in 2009 and the Miami Dolphins the two seasons before that. He started four games for...
Via AP on Fox
May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Redskins draft Kirk Cousins, cut John Beck

The Washington Redskins drafted former Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins in the fourth round of the NFL draft on Saturday.  They clearly brought him in to back up their second overall pick, Robert Griffin III. The Redskins got great value by taking Cousins in the fourth round and let’s face it, he’s insurance in case Griffin is a bust or becomes injury prone at the NFL...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

John Beck remains confident, amazing

The confidence of John Beck is a rare and amazing thing. It’s the type of confidence that got pyramids built, that allowed men to create the Panama Canal, that gave the world Diet Coke with Lime and Chia Pets and LMFAO. It’s otherworldly, ethereal, something felt more than analyzed, something to sip in slowly, savoring the warming glow as it spreads to your tingling extremities...
Via D.C. Sports Bog
February 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Redskins’ John Beck still not counting himself out

The season didn’t go anything like quarterback John Beck had envisioned. He, like all of his teammates, wishes he could have a do-over. But even though he opened the season as the backup, went winless in three mid-season starts and wound up on the bench again, Beck remains confident that his best football remains ahead of him. Read full article >>
Via Redskins Insider
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss

John Beck still Redskins’ starter, Shanahan says

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said in the moments after Sunday’s 19-11 loss to the San Francisco 49ers that the team will give John Beck his fourth consecutive start at quarterback next week against Miami. “Yes, we’re going to stick with John,” Shanahan said after Beck went 30 of 47 for 254 yards with one interception and one touchdown against the 49ers. The Redskins’ touchdown...
Via Redskins Insider
November 06, 2011  |  Discuss

John Beck Receives Condoms After Being Sacked Nine Times 'So He Won't Be Left Unprotected'

John Beck is officially protected. The Redskins quarterback, who was sacked nine times against the Bills last weekend, received a shipment of condoms from NuVo, according to The Washington Post. "The results for the Week 8 winners of the NuVo Protection Plan have been tallied and this week was a blow out," the press release read. "John Beck of the Washington Redskins...
November 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Condom company sends Beck protection

When used properly marketing can be a powerful thing. Little known (and probably even less used) condom company NuVo Condoms sent Washington Redskins quarterback John Beck a weekly supply for protection, after he was sacked a whopping 9 times last Sunday by the Buffalo Bills. Here are details, per a press release sent to the [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
November 03, 2011  |  Discuss
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