JOHN SKELTON NEWS

Titans Waive QB John Skelton To Make Room For Tyler Wilson

The Tennessee Titans announced that they have waived QB John Skelton on Tuesday. This move was expected given that the Titans just signed former Raiders 2013 fourth-round pick Tyler Wilson to their active roster. Skelton, 25, has bounced around the NFL since being released by the Bengals before the start of the regular season. He worked out for numerous NFL teams, but it really...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

John Skelton to operate as third strong QB for Titans

The Tennessee Titans added quarterback John Skelton to their roster but the veteran is merely there for depth. Rusty Smith will remain the No. 2 quarterback behind Ryan Fitzpatrick. The Titans have one of the weakest quarterback depth charts in the entire league. Ryan Fitzpatrick will continue to start.
Via Tireball.com
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans Sign Quarterback John Skelton

With Tennessee Titans (4-6) starting quarterback Jake Locker shelved for the remainder of the season with a Lisfranc injury in his foot that required surgery, the Titans were forced to move to backup Ryan Fitzpatrick for the foreseeable future. They’ve added a buffer should Fitzpatrick falter, signing journeymen quarterback John Skelton to the roster today, via Josh Alper of...
Via NFL Injury Report
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans sign John Skelton

 Chris Mortensen of ESPN reported that after visiting with the Titans for a second time John Skelton has indeed signed with the team. Skelton’s first trip to Tennessee was after Jake Locker went down with a hip injury; at that point the Titans felt they would be alright moving forward with Ryan Fitzpatrick and Rusty Smith, as Locker was slated to return to the team following his...
Via Overtime
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans Could Be Adding Depth At Quarterback

Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that free agent QB John Skelton is visiting with the Titans again on Monday. Given that this is Skelton’s second visit in the past few weeks, Wyatt suspects the Titans could sign him to a contract. Skelton has also visited with teams like the Buccaneers and Packers since being released by the 49ers and Bengals this year. As things stand right...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers to Reportedly Bring in John Skelton for a Workout

Hold the phone on the Matt Flynn to Packers banners everyone. According to a report, the Packers are also looking at another quarterback option to backup Scott Tolzien in the coming weeks. Per ProFootballTalk: The Packers, who were down to one healthy quarterback on Sunday vs. Philadelphia, will work out veteran passer John Skelton, Lauren Magiera of WAOW-TV in Wausau...
Via The Pack Mentality
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Set To Workout Three Players

#Texans are bringing WR Mike Thomas for a workout. He was a Jacksonville draft pick in 09 and can return. — Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) October 21, 2013   #Rams want to work out some QBs tomorrow. …. but so do the #Texans. Houston will check out John Skelton & Austin Davis, the latter an ex-Ram — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 21, 2013   There have been three confirmed...
Via State of the Texans
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers release Skelton; claim Bethel-Thompson

Jim Harbaugh said quarterback John Skelton’s workout for the team in early September was among the best he’s seen in such a situation. Skelton’s first week with the 49ers however evidently wasn’t quite as impressive. A week after signing the four-year veteran the 49ers released Skelton 25 today and claimed former Vikings quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson off waivers. Bethel...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers release QB Skelton

The San Francisco 49ers claimed quarterback McLeod Bethel-Johnson off waivers and released journeyman backup quarterback John Skelton. Bethel-Thompson, who was with the 49ers in training camp before the 2011 season, joined the defending NFC champions one day after getting released by the Minnesota Vikings. A native of San Francisco, Bethel-Thompson has not played in an NFL regular...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers add QB John Skelton

The San Francisco 49ers have signed quarterback John Skelton to a one-year contract, giving them a strong-armed third-stringer under center. Skelton signed a day after the reigning NFC champions waived rookie B.J. Daniels, who still could be an option to join the practice squad if he clears waivers. Skelton was cut by the Bengals on Aug. 31 when they set their 53-man roster. Cincinnati...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers add quarterback John Skelton

The San Francisco 49ers have signed quarterback John Skelton to a one-year contract, giving them a strong-armed third-stringer under center. Skelton signed a day after the reigning NFC champions waived rookie B.J. Daniels, who still could be an option to join the practice squad if he clears waivers. Skelton was cut by the Bengals on Aug. 31 when they set their 53-man roster. Cincinnati...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers Like Skelton's Arm, Experience

The 49ers are looking to upgrade the talent behind quarterback Colin Kaepernick, and did so by adding 6-foot-5 John Skelton Wednesday to become the team's third stringer, for the time being.
Via sfo.scout.com
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers sign QB John Skelton to one-year deal

Colin Kaepernick isn't in any danger of losing his job but 49ers backup quarterback Colt McCoy might be. San Francisco signed former Arizona quarterback John Skelton to a one-year deal on Wednesday the team announced. McCoy's status with the 49ers has been precarious almost since the day San Francisco traded for him in April. The 49ers reportedly tried to trade McCoy in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers Waive QB B.J. Daniels, Intend To Sign John Skelton

The San Francisco 49ers surprisingly released QB B.J. Daniels on Tuesday, as well as FB Owen Marecic. Matt Barrows reports that sources have informed him that the 49ers plan to sign former Cardinals QB John Skelton to take his place on their roster. Skelton previously worked out for the 49ers last month and just met with Titans this week. Skelton was with the Bengals during training...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals pick Johnson as backup QB, release Skelton

The Bengals have picked Josh Johnson as their backup quarterback, waiving John Skelton as they got down to the 53-man roster limit on Saturday. They placed linebacker Emmanuel Lamur on injured reserve with an injured right shoulder, which he dislocated during the final preseason game against Indianapolis on Thursday night. Reserve offensive tackle Dennis Roland also was released...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals backup QBs need to step up game

CINCINNATI Hard Knocks takes viewers into the secretiveworld of football, the mind of a coach. Coaches will allow some thoughts tocome out through the media but only to a point. Rarely do you get the fullextent what coaches are thinking like you did in this weeks episode when thesubject of the Bengals backup quarterbacks was featured.Josh Johnson and John Skelton have their positive...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals claim Skelton off waivers from Cards

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals acquired quarterback John Skelton off waivers from the Cardinals on Wednesday to compete for the job backing up Andy Dalton. Cincinnati has signed only one free agent from another club this offseason: quarterback Josh Johnson, formerly of the Buccaneers, who also will compete for the job. Skelton was a fifth-round pick from Fordham in 2010 who started...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals claim John Skelton off waivers

The Cincinnati Bengals have claimed quarterback John Skelton off waivers after being released by the Cardinals a couple of days ago. Bengals, meanwhile, announce they claimed John Skelton. Another option to backup Dalton. — NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) April 3, 2013 Skelton will compete for a back up role behind Andy Dalton.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals release John Skelton

According to Darren Urban of AZCardinals.com, the Arizona Cardinals have released quarterback John Skelton, who was their opening day starter in 2012. With Cardinals trying to acquire Carson Palmer, they were forced to release a quarterback.  But now it looks like there’s a chance they may not land Palmer after all.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

John Skelton Cut by Cardinals

The Cardinals have cut quarterback John Skelton.Fantasy Spin:Arizona is close to acquiring Carson Palmer from Oakland so it wouldn't make much sense to keep Skelton on the roster. If Skelton finds work next season it will probably be as a backup.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals release QB John Skelton

Former starting quarterback John Skelton has been released by the Arizona Cardinals today (Credit: AP Photo) Over the weekend, former Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb signed a two year deal with the Buffalo Bills. Kolb was cut by the Arizona Cardinals earlier this off-season. Today, news broke that the Cardinals were looking to make a trade with the Oakland Raiders for quarterback...
Via Down and Distance
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals release QB John Skelton

The Arizona Cardinals have released quarterback John Skelton, who started 17 games for the team over the past three seasons. The move on Monday came amid reports the team was trying to work out a trade to bring quarterback Carson Palmer from Oakland. Skelton beat out Kevin Kolb for the starting job under then-coach Ken Whisenhunt in training camp last season. He was hurt in the...
Via AP on Fox
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Skelton released as Cards reshuffle QB deck

The Cardinals revolving quarterback door spit another one out on Monday, with the team announcing the release of John Skelton. Skelton's release comes a little more than two weeks after Kevin Kolb was cut, and less than three weeks after career backup Drew Stanton was signed to a two-year deal. Between them, Skelton and Kolb have started 27 of the Cardinals' 32 games over...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals: Barkevious Mingo or Ezekiel Ansah?

Everybody has the Arizona Cardinals taking an offensive tackle or offensive guard with the 7th overall pick, but I don’t see the value in either of those picks. Levi Brown tore his triceps last August and all of a sudden he is the worst left tackle in the history of the NFL, and trading a high draft pick for Brandon Albert who is only a year younger than Brown with similar injury...
Via The Penalty Flag
March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Cards notebook: QB quandary, Wells' future

On opening day of the 2012 season, John Skelton was the Cardinals' starting quarterback. On Sunday against the Bears, he was inactive. Coach Ken Whisenhunt said he had hoped to have all three QBs active but was forced by injuries to make a decision in order to make Brian Hoyer active. That may or may not be true -- and we may or may not have seen the last of John Skelton in...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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