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Wilson, Painter looking to survive preseason

John Parker Wilson and Curtis Painter begin preseason at the bottom of the quarterback depth charts for the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giants. They hope the climb out of the basement starts on Saturday when the two teams meet in the exhibition opener. Wilson is behind second-stringer Bruce Gradkowski and rookie Landry Jones. Painter, who started eight games in Indianapolis...
Via Fox Sports
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Steelers Training Camp Questions – What To Do With John Parker Wilson

By Matthew Marczi Whether or not it was a surprise that the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted a quarterback in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft depended greatly on who you asked. Equally elusive was the answer to the question of whether or not it was a good idea. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger missed three games [...] 2013 Steelers Training Camp Questions – What To Do With John...
Via Steelers Depot
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers’ Woodley Has a Point About the Pass Rush

I’ve been as hard as anyone on LaMarr Woodley and I suspect much of what I write hear will not sound much different with a couple of exceptions. Woodley spoke to the press today and offered some interesting tidbits following a season in which he was injured and under-performed for the second-straight year. Here are a few snippets… On his conditioning… He claims he didn...
Via Steel City Blitz
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

SteelersTraining Camp Preview: Quarterbacks

Unlike some other blogs, I’m not going to hit you with every position and every guy vying for said position. I’d rather pick and choose the battles that intrigue me and probably you. Today I’m looking at the quarterback position and no, this has nothing to do with the starting position. Number seven has that firmly in his grasp. I’m looking at who is the number two and who...
Via Steel City Blitz
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: Dissecting the Quarterbacks

In 2012, a total of 11 quarterbacks were taken in the NFL draft with four being taken in the first round. Three those 11 rookie quarterbacks, Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson were able to lead their new team to the playoffs while Griffin III was named the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year while Wilson was named the Pepsi Rookie of the Year.The 2013 NFL draft also...
Via Football Nation
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking William Gay, Cornerbacks, Joe Flacco, Draft Prospects & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 81 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about the return of cornerback William Gay to the Pittsburgh Steelers and what it means to the rest of the cornerbacks on the roster including unrestricted free agent Keenan Lewis. We move on to discuss the visit that free agent wide receiver Steve Breaston made to the Steelers as well as the claiming...
Via Steelers Depot
March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers pick up John Parker Wilson off waivers

The Pittsburgh Steelers claimed former Jaguars quarterback John Parker Wilson off of waivers today. After a successful college career at Alabama, Parker Wilson has hopped around from team to team as a third-string quarterback.  We’ll have to wait and see what the Steelers plan on doing with him.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Did the Jacksonville Jaguars make room for a QB?

The Jacksonville Jaguars have announced the release of third string QB John-Parker Wilson which leaves them with only two QB’s on the roster, Blaine Gabbert and Chad Henne. That news isn’t a shock come this time of year, but it does raise an interesting question. We all know how bad the QB play in Jacksonville was and with the release of guy considered to be in development, did...
Via The Penalty Flag
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Claim QB John Parker Wilson Off Waivers From Jaguars

The Pittsburgh Steelers claimed former Alabama quarterback John Parker Wilson off waivers from the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday. Wilson originally signed with the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He spent three seasons in Atlanta and was waived prior to the start of the 2012 season. Wilson was signed to the Jaguars practice squad in early September of...
Via Steelers Depot
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Jags release OT Whimper, QB Wilson, DB King

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have released offensive tackle Guy Whimper, quarterback John Parker Wilson and defensive back Brandon King. Whimper started 22 games over the last three seasons for the Jaguars, including 15 in 2011 and six last season. Most of his work came at right tackle, where he was supplanted in the lineup last season by Cam Bradfield last...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars release OT Whimper, QB Wilson, DB King

The Jacksonville Jaguars have released offensive tackle Guy Whimper, quarterback John Parker Wilson and defensive back Brandon King. Whimper started 22 games over the last three seasons for the Jaguars, including 15 in 2011 and six last season. Most of his work came at right tackle, where he was supplanted in the lineup last season by Cam Bradfield last year. Wilson spent most...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars sign QB Wilson

Quarterback Blaine Gabbert will play at the Green Bay Packers on Sunday despite a left shoulder injury suffered in Week 8, but the Jacksonville Jaguars promoted John Parker Wilson off their practice squad to give them a third quarterback behind Gabbert and Chad Henne. Wilson is familiar with head coach Mike Mularkey's offense, having spent three years with him in Atlanta, where...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Are the Jaguars uncertain about Blaine Gabbert's injury?

With less than 24 hours until game time, the Jacksonville Jaguars seem to be unsure about quarterback Blaine Gabbert’s injured shoulder. The Jaguars upgraded John Parker Wilson to the active roster from the practice squad Saturday night, the Associated Press reports. That could be an indication that the team's confidence in Gabbert’s torn labrum in his non...
Via The Jaggernaut
October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Peters to NFI while Falcons cut Wilson

Corey Peters The Falcons announced today that to get down to their 75-man roster limit, the team waived QB John Parker Wilson and placed DT Corey Peters on the reserve/non-football injury list. As such, Peters is ineligible to play for the first six weeks of the regular season. He suffered a foot injury during the off-season, and has missed the entire training camp and preseason...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
August 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Peters to NFI while Falcons cut Wilson

The Falcons announced today that to get down to their 75-man roster limit, the team waived QB John Parker Wilson and placed DT Corey Peters on the reserve/non-football injury list. As such, Peters is ineligible to play for the first six weeks of the regular season. He suffered a foot injury during the off-season, and has missed the entire training camp and preseason because of it...
Via 60 Max Power O
August 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Falcons waive QB Wilson

The Atlanta Falcons waived quarterback John Parker Wilson and placed defensive tackle Corey Peters on the reserve/non-football injury list because of a foot injury on Sunday to get down to the 75-player limit. Wilson has spent the past two seasons as the Falcons third quarterback. Peters has started 30 of 31 career games the past two seasons, while recording 73 tackles, including...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Falcons place Peters on reserve list, waive Wilson

The Atlanta Falcons placed starting defensive tackle Corey Peters on the reserve injured list and waived third string quarterback John Parker Wilson on Sunday. Peters missed all of training camp and preseason with a left foot injury. The earliest Peters can return is Oct. 28 at Philadelphia. He must sit out the first six games. Wilson spent the past two seasons on the depth chart...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL Preseason: Falcons fall to Bengals 24-19 even as Matt Ryan continues to show dominance.

ATLANTA-Even in defeat the Falcons first team offense continues to look nice in pre-season action. QB Matt Ryan continued to hit a variety of targets including his apparent main man Julio Jones. Ryan went 18-of-21 for 174 yards and a touchdown as he took the Falcons to a halftime lead of 13-10. Please click the link below to read this feature.
Via Players View
August 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Preseason Stock Exchange (Week 1)

It’s time to look at which Falcon players have improved their stock and those that have not after the first preseason outing. This is mostly looking at who shined and who did not against the Ravens. Stock Up QB Dominique Davis – Davis benefited greatly from the lackluster night by both Chris Redman and John Parker Wilson. Besides Wilson running an effective 2-minute drill...
Via 60 Max Power O
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Free Agent Focus: Quarterback

Chris Redman The Falcons have to make a decision with their backup quarterback this off-season. Chris Redman is a prospective free agent, and they will have to determine whether he’s worth bringing back. Redman has been solid reserve for the Falcons, but with a new offensive coordinator coming into the fold and him on the verge of turning 35, it may be the right time to move in...
Via FalcFans
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Brent Grimes inactive for playoff game

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.  – Falcons cornerback Brent Grimes is inactive for the playoff game against the New York Giants today.  Other inactives are John Parker Wilson, Stephen Nicholas, Brett Romberg, Kirk Chambers, Cliff Matthews and Kerry Meier.
Via ajc.com
January 08, 2012  |  Discuss

INACTIVES: Grimes, Nicholas and Hayden

Bank of America Stadium today. (By D. Orlando Ledbetter/dledbetter@ajc.com) CHARLOTTE — ATLANTA Inactives: Quarterback John Parker Wilson, cornerback Brent Grimes, cornerback Kelvin Hayden, linebacker Stephen Nicholas, center Brett Romberg, guard/tackle Kirk Chambers and defensive end Cliff Mattnews.  CAROLINA Inactives: Quarterback Jimmy Clausen, cornerback Brandon Hogan, linebacker...
Via ajc.com
December 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Carlton Powell signed to the practice squad

Virginia Tech defensive tackle Carlton Powell chases down Wake Forest QB Riley Skinner. (Associated Press) FLOWERY BRANCH – Defensive tackle Carlton Powell, who was waived from the active roster to make room for quarterback John Parker Wilson on Friday, was signed to the practice squad on Tuesday. Powell, 6-3, 312 pounds, was originally selected as a fifth round pick (148th overall...
Via ajc.com
December 06, 2011  |  Discuss

INJURY REPORT: Turner, Jones returned to practice

 – Falcons running back Michael Turner (groin) and wide receiver Julio Jones (hamstring) returned to practice and were limited participants Friday. Falcons quarterback John Parker Wilson was signed to the active roster today after the Minnesota Vikings tried to snatch him off the practice squad. Curtis Compton/CCompton@ajc.com FLOWERY BRANCH   Both, who had not practiced this...
Via ajc.com
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

John Parker Wilson added to active roster; Powell released

Falcons quarterback John Parker Wilson was signed to the active roster today after the Minnesota Vikings tried to snatch him off the practice squad. Curtis Compton/CCompton@ajc.com FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons released defensive tackle Carlton Powell and added quarterback John Parker Wilson to the active roster on Friday. The Vikings, who released Donovan McNabb yesterday, tried...
Via ajc.com
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss
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