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Saints sign veteran tight end Travis Beckum

The New Orleans Saints signed tight end Travis Beckum who will replace Richard Quinn the veteran tight end that just decided to retire the other day.  Aaron Wilson    @RavensInsider Richard Quinn placed on Saints’ reserve-retired list Beckum, 27, was a 2009 third-round draft selection by the New York Giants. He was with the Giants from 2009-12 and signed a futures contract with...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints place tight end Richard Quinn on reserve/retired list

Tight end Richard Quinn lasted less than one week in the New Orleans Saints' training camp before being placed on the reserve/retired list on Monday, according to the NFL's transaction wire. Quinn was signed last Tuesday to shore up depth after injuries to tight end Je'Ron Hamm and fullback Erik Lorig. Quinn was a second-round pick of the Denver Broncos in 2009. He...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Sign TE Richard Quinn

  Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Saints have signed TE Richard Quinn to a contract on Tuesday. Quinn, 27, is a former second-round pick of the Broncos. He remained with the team until 2011 when Denver waived/injured Quinn. He would later play for the Redskins, Bengals, and Cardinals. Quinn hasn’t appeared in an NFL game since 2011. The post Saints Sign TE Richard Quinn...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Worst TE draft pick in Denver Broncos history? It’s recent

While we usually like to look at the positives surrounding the Denver Broncos, there are some definite Draft day busts that are interesting to look at, too. After profiling the top tight end in franchise history yesterday, we’re looking at the worst tight end draft pick for Denver. While there are multiple possibilities, we’ll go with a more recent player, as to illustrate...
Via cover32 - Broncos
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Sign Seven Futures Contracts

Redskins Sign Seven Futures Contracts PLAYER POSITION HEIGHT WEIGHT D.O.B. NFL EXP. COLLEGE Tevita Stevens OL 6-1 306 7/4/87 R Utah Peyton Thompson DB 5-11 180 9/26/90 1 San Jose St. Robert Malone P 6-2 215 2/4/88 3 Fresno St. Richard Quinn TE 6-4 264 9/6/86 5 North Carolina Ryan Mouton CB 5-9 184 9/23/86 [...]
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals release TE Quinn, waive 5 others

The Bengals waived tight end Richard Quinn and waived five other players on Sunday, leaving them with 81 on the roster. Quinn was on the roster for 15 games last season but was inactive each week. He was Denver's second-round pick in 2009 and played in 29 games, including four starts, in two seasons. The Bengals also waived defensive tackle Vaughn Meatoga of Hawaii, a first...
Via Fox Sports
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Shanahan compares Washington Redskins' Niles Paul to Shannon Sharpe

In an interview with ESPN 980, The Sports Fix, Mike Shanahan confirmed that Niles Paul was transitioning to tight end and that he reminded him of Shannon Sharpe. He gives you a chance to have a difference maker at the tight end position I hate to compare anybody to a hall of fame player going into his second year, but Shannon Sharpe came into Denver exactly the same height. He...
Via 60 Max Power O
May 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Richard Quinn Once Had Hoop Dreams

AP Image Have you ever dreamed of being a professional athlete? Well believe it or not some professional athletes also dream of being professional athletes—in other sports, that is. If he could, recently signed Redskins tight end Richard Quinn would like to switch places with NBA star LeBron James for a day. Quinn was born and raised in Maple Heights, Ohio, which is about 40 minutes...
Via Redskins Blog
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss

New TE Richard Quinn eager for opportunity

The Redskins’ newest tight end, Richard Quinn, actually had plans to be wearing burgundy and gold a week earlier than he was signed. He had a tryout at Redskins Park last month, he said, and finally got the call last Thursday that a contract was waiting for him in Ashburn. Quinn left his North Carolina home and got about halfway up Interstate 95 before his phone rang again. Read...
Via Redskins Insider
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Former Broncos McBath, Quinn sign with new teams

Two of the Broncos’ second-round picks from 2009 have finally found new teams. Safety Darcel McBath (No. 48 overall) has signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars, and tight end Richard Quinn (No. 64 overall) has signed with the Washington Redskins. Both players were Broncos when the preseason began, but neither ended up on the 53-man roster to start the season. It took until this...
Via Denver Post
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss
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