Posts Tagged ‘matt-leinart’

NFL Gridiron Gab 2012 AFC South Preview

Last season was a changing of the guard in the AFC South, with the Houston Texans finally reaching the postseason, and winning their first playoff game, topping the Bengals before losing in Baltimore. This season there’s a lot of eyes on the Colts with rookie QB Andrew Luck, but there’s also a new starter in […]

Raiders Officially Announce The Signing of QB Matt Leinart

The Raiders have announced they have inked former Cardinals and Texans quarterback Matt Leinart. Leinart has passed for 3,950 yards with 15 touchdowns and 20 interceptions during his 31-game career with the Arizona Cardinals (2006-09) and Houston Texans, where Leinart spent the 2010 and 2011 seasons under Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Knapp. The 28-year-old Leinart […]

Brett Favre to the Texans? Not According to GM Rick Smith

After Matt Leinart’s likely season ending shoulder injury Sunday, there was natural speculation the Texans might call Brett Favre and coax him to come out of retirement to lead their playoff caliber team. Not gonna happen. Texans GM Rick Smith says he doesn’t see the team calling Favre according to Peter King of Favre […]

Texans Lose Another QB; Still Have Enough to Top Jaguars 20-13

The Jaguars did their best in knocking out Texans QB Matt Leinart Sunday, but still couldn’t do enough as they fell to the Texans 20-13 to drop to 3-8 on the season. Texans rookie QB T.J Yates came in for Leinart, and led the Texans to a victory. Making his first start since 2009, Leinart […]

Texans place Schaub on IR; sign QB Kellen Clemens

Jason La Canfora of NFL Network reports the Texans have placed quarterback Matt Schaub on Injured Reserve. As a result, they have inked quarterback Kellen Clemens to be their third quarterback behind Matt Leinart and rookie fifth-round draft pick T.J Yates, according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. According to McClain, he knows system after being with the Redskins in camp […]

Texans to Run to Try and Help Out Leinart

Quarterback Matt Leinart, hasn’t taken a meaningful regular-season snap since 2009 while he was with the Arizona Cardinals. Now that Matt Schaub is out for the Texans, Leinart will be running the Texans offense. According to Dale Robertson of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans believe their running game with Arian Foster and Ben Tate can […]

Still Searching For The Answer at Quarterback

How’s this for a knee-jerk reaction? John Beck isn’t the answer at quarterback for the Washington Redskins. Yes, last Sunday was only one game. Yes, last Sunday, he made his first NFL start in over three NFL season and close to four years overall. Yes, he finished last Sunday’s game without the services of his […]

Texans take a chance; ink QB Matt Leinart to a one-year deal

Quarterback Matt Leinart has found a new home, as reports say that the former Cardinals first-round pick has landed with the Houston Texans. ESPN says that it is a one-year contract, which shows just how little interest the former USC star really had on the open market being available to all 31 teams (minus Arizona […]