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Top 10 Miami Dolphins draft busts

The thought of the Miami Dolphins drafting the next great Dolphin excites me every draft. I’m equally fearful of the thought of the Miami Dolphins drafting the next big Dolphin bust. Today we’re going to talk about the latter, in the hopes that Dennis Hickey can avoid busting in this year’s draft, and because it’s fun to torture ourselves by looking at the many mistakes of...
Via cover32 - Dolphins
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jets to Look at Matt Leinart, John Beck as Quarterback Depth

Geno Smith threw three interceptions and was sacked for a safety on Saturday night, which doesn’t bode well for his chances of being the Jets’ starting quarterback in Week 1. And Mark Sanchez‘s shoulder injury late in that game only made matters worse. With Sanchez sidelined indefinitely and Smith struggling, the Jets are turning their attention to a few veteran signal callers...
Via NESN.com
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Source: QBs Leinart, Beck to work out for Bills

The Buffalo Bills are turning to free agent quarterbacks Matt Leinart and John Beck in a bid to fill their suddenly injury-depleted position. A person familiar with the Bills' plans confirmed to The Associated Press on Saturday night that both are coming in for workouts. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Bills have not revealed which players they would...
Via Fox Sports
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Can Leinart or Beck fix Bills QB crisis?

Doug Whaley realizes the last thing an NFL general manager should be doing -- or at least hopes he's doing -- in late August is scrambling to find a quarterback. But that's just the spot the Bills' GM found himself in Saturday evening as he walked through a hushed locker room that was quieted by a 30-7 loss to the Washington Redskins, a personal situation for C.J. Spiller...
Via Fox Sports
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Can Leinart or Beck fix Bills QB crisis?

With Kevin Kolb suffering concussion-like symptoms and EJ Manuel hurt, Matt Leinart and John Beck will be working out for the Bills in the coming days, a source told FOX Sports.
Via FOXSports.com
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Matt Leinart, John Beck Will Work Out for Buffalo Bills This Week

The Bills are hurting mightily at the quarterback position after losing two starters during the preseason, so they’re turning to veterans to add some depth. Buffalo will work out unsigned free agent Matt Leinart on Sunday afternoon, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Mike Garafoldo of FOX Sports. The former Heisman Trophy winner and first-round pick has had a disappointing...
Via NESN.com
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Bills Will Bring In QBs Matt Leinart & John Beck For Workouts

Mike Garafolo reports that sources have informed him that the Bills will bring in veteran QBs Matt Leinart and John Beck for workouts at some point in the near future. Bills HC Doug Marrone mentioned after Saturday’s preseason game that were going to look for another veteran quarterback to sign following Kevin Kolb‘s concussion. Kolb looked to have taken a hit to the back...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Cougar Kickoff Countdown: 73 Days until BYU at Virginia

73 yard playsBob Jensen pass to Rich Zayas vs. Pitt, 1987 73 yards rushingFui Vakapuna vs. Utah State, 2006 73 yards receivingMatt Bellini vs. Navy, 1989 73 rushesJohn Beck, 2005Ty Detmer, 1990Fui Vakapuna, 2007 73 tackles Jason Walker, 1998Cory Cook, 1994Ron Knight, 197173 combined points scored BYU 65, UTEP 8 (Sep. 19, 1980)BYU 38, Virginia 35, OT (Sep. 2, 2000)73 pass completionsJames...
Via Blue Cougar Football
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Cougar Kickoff Countdown: 79 Days untill BYU at Virginia

79-yard playsJames Dye punt return at Utah State, 1996Tony Crutchfield kickoff return at Air Force, 1988John Beck pass to Todd Watkins at Boise State, 2004 79 yards rushingLuke Staley vs. Virginia, 1999Peter Tuipulotu vs. Hawaii, 1991 79 yards receiving (game or season)Jonny Harline vs. TCU, 2005Clay Brown vs. New Mexico, 1980Brian McDonald, 2000Garbriel Reid, 200179 rushes Charlie...
Via Blue Cougar Football
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

New BYU coaches have a lot to prove in 2013

As spring football practices opened for the Brigham Young Cougars, it wasn't just the players competing to fill the holes left by graduating seniors looking to prove themselves. The five new offensive coaches have the burden of proving they deserve their new jobs just as the new starters will this fall.Offensive coordinator Robert Anae is back at BYU after leaving in 2010. Discontent...
Via Blue Cougar Football
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins-Panthers Open Thread

Remember John Beck! Kickoff: 1 p.m. ET Line: Redskins -3.5 Prediction: Redskins, 29-28
Via Mr. Irrelevant
November 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Brigham Young Cougars in the NFL, Week 5: Beck out, Kehl in

In the NFL's fifth week, four former Brigham Young Cougars started for their respective teams, while one didn't get to see the field and another's team had a bye week. One thing that is impressive is that the former Cougars' teams have a combined record 17-11, and many are in playoff contention. As the season is almost a third of the way done, a few of these teams...
Via Blue Cougar Football
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Texans re-sign S Troy Nolan, cut QB John Beck

It has been a crazy first month of the season for safety Troy Nolan. A former seventh-round draft pick by the Houston Texans in 2009, Nolan was cut by the team at the end of training camp and was promptly picked up by the Miami Dolphins. Nolan actually played against the Texans in week one, but was cut by the Dolphins following their third regular season game against the New York...
Via 60 Max Power O
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans cut QB Beck, sign S Nolan

The Houston Texans have cut third-string quarterback John Beck and re-signed safety Troy Nolan. The 31-year-old Beck signed with Houston in May after he was cut by Washington. He beat out undrafted free agent Case Keenum for the No. 3 spot behind Matt Schaub and T.J. Yates. The Texans (4-0) turned to Nolan after Quintin Demps fractured his left forearm in Sunday's win over...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans cut QB Beck, sign S Nolan

HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Texans have cut third-string quarterback John Beck and re-signed safety Troy Nolan. The 31-year-old Beck signed with Houston in May after he was cut by Washington. He beat out undrafted free agent Case Keenum for the No. 3 spot behind Matt Schaub and T.J. Yates. The Texans (4-0) turned to Nolan after Quintin Demps fractured his left forearm in Sunday&...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss

WR Britt out for Titans

Tennessee receiver Kenny Britt is inactive for Sunday's game in Houston with an injured left ankle. Britt was hopeful he would be ready to play, but he sat out practice all week. Britt caught six passes for 55 yards before hurting his ankle in the fourth quarter against Detroit last week. Linebacker Colin McCarthy (right ankle), quarterback Rusty Smith, running back Jamie Harper...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Buccaneers preparing for arrival of RGIII

TAMPA Its been ages since the Washington, D.C. area has had a quarterback hero to place on a lofty pedestal in the land of marble monuments like Norm Snead, Sonny Jurgensen, Joe Theismann, Doug Williams or Mark Rypien. So the town that hails the Redskins with a passion has been understandably thrilled with the arrival of the first genuine star quarterback in some 20 years. Hes...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

WR Posey, QB Beck inactive for Texans

Wide receiver DeVier Posey, cornerbacks Brandon Harris and Roc Carmichael and quarterback John Beck are among the inactive players for the Houston Texans in Sunday's opener against Miami. Posey is the Texans' third-round draft pick out of Ohio State. Beck won the No. 3 spot on the depth chart in training camp, ahead of undrafted rookie Case Keenum. Outside linebacker Bryan...
Via AP on Fox
September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Final 53 Man Roster Prediction

  Thursday will be the Houston Texans’ final preseason contest, which will primarily feature reserve players as the first-teamers rest and prepare for the regular season opener. Looming just past Thursday’s game is Friday’s cuts when the Texans will release the remaining lot of players to get under the 53-man roster requirement. The Texans are currently at 75 players on...
Via 60 Max Power O
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Things to keep in mind tonight as Washington Redskins preseason begins

The long-awaited day has finally come. Today at 7 pm the burgundy and gold will take the field for the first time since January. Even though it is only a preseason game, it is the first chance the Washington Redskins have to begin to answer the questions that we have all been wondering for months. With that said, this game should be looked at with some perspective. Today will not...
Via isportsweb.com
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Training Camp Position Battles: Quarterback

In the first of a series of articles that will analyze the position battles heading into training camp for the Houston Texans, Texans 101 will look at the quarterback position. This is a logical place to start because of the importance of solid quarterback play, but most position battles are for starting jobs. There is no competition for the starting quarterback job, it will be...
Via 60 Max Power O
July 12, 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

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

HOUSTON (AP) -- 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...
Via Fox Sports Houston
May 11, 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
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