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After a rough start to training camp Jake Locker picked up his performance in a joint practice with the Atlanta Falcons. Locker is in a tight competition with Matt Hasselbeck for the starting job. Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean opines that the two passers had similar performances against Atlanta’s defense, and Titans HC Mike Munchak [...]

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BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Chicago Bears receiver Devin Thomas announced his retirement Sunday via a message on Twitter, and the team confirmed he indeed has called it quits. “I have decided to retire from the NFL,” Thomas wrote Sunday morning on his Twitter page. “God has blessed me (with) achieving a childhood dream,” Thomas wrote. “I [...]

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Cleveland coach Pat Shurmur announced what had been an open secret after practice on Monday: Weeden, the No. 22 overall pick, will start Friday night in Detroit. “Brandon is the starter and we’re moving forward,” Shurmur said. “We’re rolling and I’m not looking back.” Weeden has taken snaps with Cleveland’s first-team offense throughout training camp. [...]

Kolb In Trouble?

Posted: 6th August 2012 by FFR Squad in Depth Charts, Position Battles
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David Garrard is listed as the first-team quarterback on the Miami Dolphins‘ first depth chart. Garrard is ahead of Matt Moore and first-round pick Ryan Tannehill as they try to win the starting job. First-year coach Joe Philbin called the quarterback battle “a fluid situation” and said there was no guarantee Garrard would get the [...]

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Denver Broncos coach John Fox has seen enough to name Kyle Ortonhis starting quarterback. What he hasn’t determined is who’s No. 2.  Fox said Tim Tebow and Brady Quinn have two more preseason games to win the job as Orton’s primary backup. “Well, we’ve talked to the quarterbacks, in particular Kyle,” Fox said after practice [...]

Jacksonville Jaguars RB, Maurice Jones-Drew (“MJD”) is listed as doubtful for this weekends game against the Washington Redskins.  This is due to to the fact that he has missed 3 consecutive days of practice.  Head Coach Jack Del Rio has declined to comment whether or not he will play his star this weekend. If MJD [...]

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Washington Redskins QB, Rex Grossman made his first NFL start since November 9, 2008 when he was with the Chicago Bears.  Grossman posted a great line with 322 passing yards, 4 passing TD’s and 2 INT’s.  However, the Redskins lost, 33-30 against the Dallas Cowboys. This has everyone considering Grossman as a viable QB option [...]

After the Broncos fired head coach Josh McDaniels on Monday, interim head coach Eric Studesville said Tuesday that Kyle Orton will remain the Broncos’ starter. Mike McCoy will call the plays going forward, though Studesville said, “a change has been made, and with change comes adjustments. We’re going to do some things different.” Source: cbssports.com [...]

The Oakland Raiders plan to start Bruce Gradkowski over Jason Campbell at quarterback Sunday against the visiting Miami Dolphins, a source close to the situation told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. “We talk about a lot of things all the time [and] he is OK with where we’re going and what we’re doing,” coach Tom [...]