Mark Sanchez: Eagles said Tim Tebow was just a camp arm
by Shawn Krest |
(4/25/2015) Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez said he wasn't concerned that the team signed Tim Tebow, because the Eagles told him Tebow was just there to throw in camp.

"We needed another guy to throw while Sam's (Bradford) still recovering. So that's the reason (for the signing), at least as explained to me," Sanchez said, per CSN Philadelphia

The Eagles signed Tebow on Monday. He hasn't played in the NFL since getting cut by the Patriots at the end of training camp prior to the 2013 season. He spent last year as a television analyst for the SEC Network. 

Tebow and Sanchez were teammates on the Jets in 2012. Tebow's presence as a back-up created a quarterback controversy among fans and media that last ed throughout the season. 

Dolphins haven't decided if they'll extend Ryan Tannehill's contract
by Jason Butt |
(4/24/2015) Dolphins executive vice president of football operations Mike Tannenbaum said the club has yet to decide if it will extend quarterback Ryan Tannehill, according to the Palm Beach Post

The Dolphins could decide to pick up Tannehill's fifth-year option and wait on an extension. The deadline for doing so is May 3. Doing that would cost the Dolphins $15 million for the 2016 season. 

Previously, reported that the Dolphins were hopeful that they could strike a long-term deal with Tannehill before Week 1 of the 2015 season. 

In 2014, Tannehill threw for 4,045 yards with 27 touchdowns and 12 interceptions.

Report: Chargers never discussed trading Philip Rivers to Titans
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(4/23/2015) The reported talks between the Chargers and Titans involving quarterback Philip Rivers never transpired, sources told U-T San Diego.

The Titans own the No. 2 pick in the upcoming NFL draft and Rivers can become a free agent after the 2015 season, but the source said a trade involving Rivers was never discussed 'at all.'

Chargers coach Mike McCoy previously said that the team plans on having Rivers until he retires.

WR Andre Johnson: Luck 'probably' the best QB he's played with
by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer
(4/22/2015) Wide receiver Andre Johnson, in his first year with the Colts, said Wednesday that Andrew Luck is "probably the best quarterback I've ever played with," which makes sense given the rotating cast of signal-callers who threw passes to Johnson while he was with the Texans. 

Johnson, 33, joined the Colts this offseason after 12 campaigns in Houston, where he recorded 1,012 receptions, 13,597 yards and 64 touchdowns to become one of the NFL's elite receivers. 

Tim Tebow's Eagles contract has no guaranteed money
by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer
(4/22/2015) Quarterback Tim Tebow signed a deal with the Eagles on Monday that contains no guaranteed money, per USA Today. Tebow, who is the fourth quarterback on the roster, signed a veteran-minimum contract worth $660,000.

If Tebow makes the Eagles' roster, he'd receive just over $38,000 a week. If he is cut, the Eagles owe him nothing. 

The quarterback is trying to make a return to the NFL after last playing in the league in 2012 with the Jets. 

Stephen Jones: Cowboys' Tony Romo will have big year
by Shawn Krest |
(4/21/2015) Cowboys chief operating officer Stephen Jones is optimistic about his team's quarterback for the upcoming season. 

In an appearance on Dallas' KRLD-FM radio, Jones predicted that Tony Romo will have a career year. 

"No question in my mind," Jones said. "I think he keeps getting better. I actually had a visit with him ... and he said he's felt as good as he has felt in years, in terms of his off-season and how his body feels and the work that he's doing. The last couple of years he has been dealing with off-season surgeries and some uncomfortable things. But he said he thinks he's ready to have the best year he's ever had."

Cardinals QB Drew Stanton says his knee is 100 percent
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(4/21/2015) Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton said his knee is 100 percent recovered and he has no limitations, reports Fox Sports Arizona.

Stanton suffered a right knee injury toward the end of last season.

Browns' Mike Pettine says Jonny Manziel is 'very much in our plans'
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(4/21/2015) Browns coach Mike Pettine disputed a report that the team had moved on from quarterback Johnny Manziel, reports the Northeast Ohio Media Group.

"He's very much in our plans," Pettine said.

Manziel will compete with Josh McCown and Connor Shaw for the starting quarterback role, which Pettine said has not been decided.

"We're looking forward to getting him out there," he said.

Jaguars QB Blake Bortles hopes weight loss leads to improved season
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(4/21/2015) Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles admitted Tuesday that he was overweight when the 2014 season ended, reports the team's official website.

"When I left here, I was king of fat," he said.

When the 2014 season concluded, Bortles said he was around 250 pounds, but his work in the offseason has him down to 238 pounds.

Along with less wear and tear on his body, Bortles said he worked on his footwork to help alleviate stress on his arm.

"My arm kind of deteriorated at the end of the season," he said, per the Associated Press.

Browns' Joe Haden on Johnny Manziel: There's something different
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(4/21/2015) Browns cornerback Joe Haden recently had an in-depth conversation with quarterback Johnny Manziel and Haden said he came away with a different impression of Manziel, reports the Northeast Ohio Media Group.

"I can tell there's something different with him," Haden said.

Manziel recently completed a stint in rehab and Haden sees a more motivated player and he believes Manziel can be a winner in the NFL.

"He has a second chance," Haden said. "He knows he needs to be in here."

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