DAVID GARRARD NEWS

Game Preview: Jets (7-8) vs Dolphins (8-7)

Florham Park, NJ – At 7-8 the Jets have a chance to finish the season at .500 when most thought they'd be one of the worst teams in the league. A 6-10 embarrassment last season was followed by an offseason purge. David Garrard couldn't make it out of minicamp and Mark Sanchez didn't last through the preseason. The starter was a wide-eyed rookie taken in the second round...
Via Jets Insider.com
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

David Garrard claims the Jets have asked him to come back next year

This is really interesting. According to Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post,  quarterback David Garrard told him that the Jets have already asked him to return for next season. David Garrard told me the Jets approached him two weeks ago about coming back next year. Not what I expected to hear. — Bart Hubbuch (@HubbuchNYP) December 6, 2013 I’m not sure why the Jets would want...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Garrard says Jets approached him about returning next season

We know one veteran quarterback who the New York Jets want back for 2014: David Garrard. The signal caller told the New York Post's Bart Hubbuch that the Jets approached him two weeks ago about returning next season. Garrard signed with the Jets as a free agent in March, but he left the team two months later because of recurring knee issues. The team brought him back in October...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets’ Brady Quinn released, David Garrard back with team

Darin Gantt of NBCSports reports that the New York Jets have released quarterback Brady Quinn and brought back QB David Garrard. The Jets brought in the aging Garrard before preseason, before the starters pistol for the Geno Smith Mark Sanchez QB race was fired.  However, bad knees and a realization that he could no longer play in the NFL sent Garrard into retirement. Fast forward...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets activate David Garrard, release Brady Quinn

FLORHAM PARK, NJ – The Jets announced Monday that they will indeed active quarterback David Garrard to the 53-man roster, releasing quarterback Brady Quinn in the process.The writing was on the wall for Quinn when the Jets decided to bring Garrard back for a two game "tryout" period, in which he was kept on the exempt list to see if he was healthy enough to play. In the...
Via Jets Insider.com
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

QB Garrard gets second go-round with Jets

With Mark Sanchez out for the season, the Jets have signed David Garrard back to a minimum contract. Find out what role the aging quarterback will play on Gang Green and whether he believes he can contribute to the early season success.
Via nyj.scout.com
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

David Garrard’s Nike shirt is priceless (Photo)

Check out David Garrard’s shirt now that he’s back with the Jets after retiring a couple of months ago. I love being a JET again!! pic.twitter.com/bymCpYDLyW — David Garrard (@davidgarrard9) October 10, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post David Garrard’s Nike shirt is priceless (Photo) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Via Pro Football Zone
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

David Garrard is Back

Florham Park, NJ - As the media huddled around his locker David Garrard left to get one thing. He came back wearing a shirt that read "Some Things Just Don't Retire." He got it before he decided to come back, and couldn't help but wear it on his first day back.Garrard retired during minicamp because his knee wasn't able to hold up through practice."When...
Via Jets Insider.com
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

David Garrard Joins New York Jets

Quarterback David Garrard has come out of retirement to join the Jets.Fantasy Spin:Garrard was put on New York's exempt list so he technically isn't on the active roster. With Geno Smith finally beginning to turn things around, Garrard figures only to be a backup when and if he's activated.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

David Garrard: What His Return to The Jets Really Means

David Garrard is back in New York. According to a story on ESPN.com, “The veteran journeyman, whose chronic knee condition forced him to retire in May -- only two months after he signed a one-year contract with the Jets -- took a physical and was removed from the reserve-retired list.”The former Jaguars and Jets quarterback is now considered a roster exemption for the Jets -...
Via Football Nation
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Quarterback Garrard returns to Jets

After considering retirement the last few months, quarterback David Garrard has re-signed with the New York Jets to serve as a veteran backup and mentor to rookie Geno Smith. The team announced Thursday that Garrard has been placed on the exempt list, but is eligible to practice and attend meetings. Garrard, who signed with New York in March before leaving because of a balky knee...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

David Garrard Comes Out of Retirement, Placed on Jets’ Exempt List

As it turns out, David Garrard is not ready for retirement just yet. The veteran quarterback, who retired in May due to chronic knee problems, decided Thursday to return to the New York Jets. He underwent a physical and was removed from the reserve-retired list. Garrard was placed on the team’s exempt list, meaning the Jets now have 10 days to decide if they want to add him to...
Via NESN.com
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

David Garrard unretires again

The New York Jets have announced that quarterback David Garrard has unretired and has been placed on the exempt list. David Garrard has made a return to the Jets.  Garrard, a nine-year NFL veteran who originally signed with us back in March before a balky knee forced him to leave in May, is on the exempt list for two games and we have this week and next to decide whether to activate...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets Re-Sign QB David Garrard

The New York Jets announced on Thursday that they have signed QB David Garrard and placed him on the Exempt List, which means Garrard will be given a two-week roster exemption. With Mark Sanchez undergoing season-ending surgery on his shoulder, the Jets currently have Brady Quinn and Matt Simms behind starter Geno Smith. Garrard mentioned that he was retiring after he hurt his...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

David Garrard Returns, Placed on Exempt List

David Garrard has made a return to the Jets. Garrard a nine-year NFL veteran who originally signed with us back in March before a balky knee forced him to leave in May is on the exempt list for two games and we have this week and next to decide whether to activate him. “I was able to take the whole summer off and let my body heal. I started training a couple of months ago and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

David Garrard Re-Signs With Jets

Garrard retired in the summer when he said his knee was giving him a problem, guess the knee feels better now. Jets now make it official: David Garrard has re-signed with them. Placed on Exempt List for next 2 games. Could be activated after that #nyj — Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) October 10, 2013
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

David Garrard retires as one of ECU's greats

David Garrard retired recently from the New York Jets due to an ailing knee injury. Michael Prunka pays tribute to one of the greatest Pirates to wear the purple and gold.
Via eastcarolina.scout.com
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets place David Garrard on the retired list

Barely a month after signing quarterback David Garrard, the New York Jets made his retirement official on Wednesday. With Garrard officially out of the picture, New York brought in a journeyman wide receiver to help jumpstart an anemic passing attack.
Via nyj.scout.com
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets may pick starting QB before training camp

With David Garrard now out of the New York Jets' quarterback struggle, and that's exactly the appropriate word for their situation, the team's starting quarterback options are essentially down to incumbent Mark Sanchez or rookie Geno Smith. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that the Jets may pick their starting quarterback before training camp. Offensive...
Via This Given Sunday
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

David Garrard could return to Jets in coaching role

David Garrard may have a different future in store with the New York Jets. (AP Photo) Earlier this week, David Garrard was forced to retire from the New York Jets, telling general manager John Idzik that his left knee was not holding up in a way that would allow him to keep playing. While that eliminates the possibility of Garrard playing for the Jets this season, it won’t rob...
Via Down and Distance
May 18, 2013  |  Discuss

David Garrard has coaching offer from Jets

David Garrard made the decision to retire at the age of 35 after his knee made it difficult to play football. Signed to a contract with the Jets the former quarterback of the Jacksonville Jaguars had hoped to compete for the starting job with Geno Smith and Mark Sanchez. Garrard told ESPN New York that the Jets have offered him a chance to join their coaching staff as an intern during...
Via Tireball.com
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

David Garrard: The Best 4th-Round QB Since Rich Gannon

With David Garrard’s retirement from the Jets, Scott Kacsmar examines a career better than most people will remember. Garrard is the best fourth-round QB since Rich Gannon.
Via Cold Hard Football Facts
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

David Garrard: Another Class Act Calls it a Career

A college professor once told me that there were two sides to every pancake, no matter how flat it was. He told the class (which was part of a criminal defense class) this had everything to do with people, places and things and of course, criminal justice. It was a lesson well learned and I apply it to a lot of what I do in my career.When it comes to David Garrard, there is the athlete...
Via Football Nation
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Rapid Report: Garrard the QB Coach Intern?

USA Sports came out with a piece today, saying that the Jets are making a push to keep Garrard in the building, even if it doesn't involve actually being on the field.  David Garrard is strongly considering returning to the New York Jets in training camp this summer - as a quarterback coaching intern, saying emphatically that his degenerative left knee, not the drafting...
Via One Jet At A Time
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Sanchez says 'nothing's changed' with Garrard out

Mark Sanchez says ''nothing's changed'' in his approach to competing for the New York Jets' starting quarterback job even with David Garrard out of the mix. Garrard plans to retire because his balky left knee has continued to give him trouble, so that means the Jets' once-crowded quarterback room has one less player. With Garrard stepping away and New...
Via AP on Fox
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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