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WATCH: Matt Barkley catches TD pass on trick play

The good thing about meaningless Week 17 games is that they often produce fun gadget plays not normally seen. Cameron Meredith and Matt Barkley connected on one of those for the Chicago Bears. MATT BARKLEY TD CATCH ALERT! #FeedDaBears https://t.co/40admIiix4 — NFL (@NFL) January 1, 2017 While such plays are not normal, they are not unprecedented. This is the second touchdown...
Via Sportsnaut
January 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Matt Barkley expected to get a ‘good look’ over final four games

With Jay Cutler out for the rest of the season, new Chicago Bears starting quarterback Matt Barkley is expected to get a real chance to prove he belongs in the NFL. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen, the final four games of the 2016 NFL season will serve as a proving ground for the former USC star: Nobody has said anything publicly, but word is that Bears...
Via The Sports Daily
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jay Cutler ‘doubtful,’ Matt Barkley to start for Bears

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has been listed as “doubtful” on the team’s injury report for the upcoming game against the Tennessee Titans. As a result, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media is reporting Matt Barkley will start in his stead. The #Bears say QB Jay Cutler is doubtful, so Matt Barkley will start vs. #Titans. OLB Leonard Floyd is out. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet...
Via Sportsnaut
November 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Why was Matt Barkley wearing this ridiculous outfit?

Cardinals quarterback Matt Barkley lost this week’s quarterback challenge, and he paid for it. In case you don’t know, the Arizona quarterbacks have accuracy competitions in practice on Friday, and the loser has to prance out on the field in a wacky outfit before games. It often involves being shirtless or half-naked in some way. Barkley was the loser this week, which isn...
Via The Sports Daily
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Eagles reportedly trying to trade Matt Barkley, may sign Tim Tebow

The Philadelphia Eagles are trying to trade Matt Barkley according to a report, and that might be part of a larger plan to make room for Tim Tebow. NBC Washington’s Dianna Marie Russini reports that the Eagles are 80 percent likely to sign Tebow if they are able to find a taker for Barkley, whom...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans reportedly tried to trade for Eagles backup Matt Barkley

Lance Zierlein of the TheSidelineView, citing two sources, reports that the Houston Texans actually targeted Eagles backup QB Matt Barkley before they traded for Ryan Mallett.  Jimmy Kempski reported last week that the Eagles are open to trading Barkley and “not just in that “open to trading anyone for right offer” way.” The Eagles used a fourth-round pick on Barkley...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles Open To Trading QB Matt Barkley

  Jimmy Kempski, citing multiple sources, is reporting that the Eagles are open to trading backup QB Matt Barkley and “not just in that “open to trading anyone for right offer” way.” The Eagles used a fourth-round pick on Barkley last year after he wound up going much later than some draft experts expected him to. Since entering the NFL, Barkley hasn’t done much to convince skepti...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Barkley is back…and he will start for someone (maybe not the Eagles) in 2015…

Matt Barkley’s surgically repaired throwing shoulder is finally completely healed… The result is Matt is showing the dart-throwing expertise again which made him a top QB draft prospect to begin with… It finally comes full circle— Matt was basically on a “pitch count”, to borrow a baseball term applied to pitchers, after the 2013 surgery to his right shoulder. It’s...
Via Eagles Eye
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Barkley went on Reddit to take issue with a column

In this Philadelphia Eagles notebook by Jimmy Kempski, Kempski notes first note is about Barkley’s arm strength (or lack thereof). Kempski is vicious towards Barkley based on one throw in practice, and no matter how true his comments may have been, they seemed a little harsh. One of the people that took issue Kempski’s column was…Matt Barkley himself. A user posted a link to...
Via Awful Announcing
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Barkley calls out reporter who questions his arm strength

Part of being a professional athlete is having to listen to people that have never picked up a football/basketball/hockey stick/etc. criticize their talent. They don't have to like it, but they do have to accept that it is going to happen. What they do when it does is up to them.Some just ignore it; others lash back. On occasion they do like Matt Barkley and invite the writer to...
Via FatManWriting
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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