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Report: Jets, Falcons, Ravens among teams interested in Matt Schaub

Quarterback Matt Schaub has been out of work since being released by the Raiders and may find work with one of the teams he played with before heading to Oakland. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Falcons are among the teams interested in signing the veteran signal caller. Atlanta drafted Schaub in the third…

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Ryan Fitzpatrick won’t be ready to compete until training camp

Yes, the Jets are going to have a quarterback competition. But Geno Smith’s going to have a little bit of a head start. While Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan said that Ryan Fitzpatrick would have a shot at the starting job, he’s not going to be ready to participate until training camp because of last year’s…

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Mike Maccaganan: Jets will have “competitive environment” at quarterback

Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan spoke with reporters on a conference call Thursday and that meant a round of questions about the team’s quarterbacks that have become a staple of the team’s recent offseasons. The Jets traded for Ryan Fitzpatrick to go with Geno Smith and Maccagnan isn’t naming any starters at this point in…

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Report: Jets worked out Josh Freeman

The Jets traded for Ryan Fitzpatrick to compete with Geno Smith, but they may not be done adding quarterbacks. Josh Freeman has worked out for the Jets as well, according to Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report. As a 2009 first-round pick of the Buccaneers who had a breakout season in 2010, Freeman once looked like…

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Texans’ two-year deal with Brian Hoyer is finally final

The schools and the real estate must have checked out OK. According to Brian Smith of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans’ anticipated contract for quarterback Brian Hoyer is now final, with Hoyer getting a two-year, $10.5 million deal. Hoyer tried to pump the brakes on the deal before it was done, saying he wanted to visit…

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Texans trade Ryan Fitzpatrick to Jets for conditional draft pick

Geno Smith has some company in the Jets’ quarterback room: Ryan Fitzpatrick. The Texans have traded Fitzpatrick to the Jets for a late-round conditional draft pick, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. There’s no immediate word on the conditions for the pick, but presumably it will be a 2016 pick, determined by how much Fitzpatrick plays…

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The Ryan Fitzpatrick-to-the-Jets move could be a trade

When the seemingly inevitable Brian Hoyer signing comes through for the Texans, they’re going to have too many quarterbacks again. And it appears they have a plan to get something for one of the spares. According to Albert Breer and Kim Jones of the NFL Network, once Hoyer signs with the Texans they’re expected to…

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Hoyer, Jets still talking

At a time when in some circles it’s believed to be a done deal that quarterback Brian Hoyer will enter a competition in Houston with Ryan Mallett, there’s still a chance Hoyer will land with the Jets. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the Jets and Hoyer’s agent, Joe Linta, talked twice on…

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Texans get rid of a spare quarterback, cut Thad Lewis

The Texans are getting close to having a full quarterback room, so they made room for another one Monday. According to the league’s transaction wire, the Texans released journeyman Thad Lewis. That leaves the returning Ryan Mallett and Ryan Fitzpatrick on the roster (along with Case Keenum and Tom Savage). With the reported or inevitable…

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Lack of developmental QBs has created run on Average Joes

There’s a reason Mark Sanchez is getting paid in Philadelphia, and there was a bidding war for Josh McCown. The law of supply and demand is why, and the NFL quarterback position is the best illustration of how that graph you learned the first day of college Econ class works in real life. And with so…

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Ryan Mallett returning to Texans

At different times in their careers, Brian Hoyer and Ryan Mallett have played for Bill O’Brien as backup quarterbacks to Tom Brady with the Patriots. It looks like one of them is going to be playing for O’Brien as a backup in Houston this year. Shortly after word broke that Hoyer plans to sign with…

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Report: Brian Hoyer plans to sign with Texans on Tuesday

It looks like Brian Hoyer is headed to Houston. According to multiple reports, Hoyer plans to sign a three-year deal with the Texans when free agency officially gets rolling on Tuesday afternoon. Assuming nothing happens to put a snag in the works, that will give the team one part of the quarterback competition they’re expecting…

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Report: Jets join Texans in “forefront” of Brian Hoyer’s mind

The Texans aren’t the only team interested in the possibility of adding quarterback Brian Hoyer to their roster. Josina Anderson of ESPN reports that the Jets have joined Houston at the “forefront” of Hoyer’s mind after initial discussions during the negotiating window that opened on Saturday. That’s not too surprising since those are both teams…

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Report: Texans interested in Brian Hoyer

In the last couple of weeks, we’ve heard quarterback Ryan Mallett say that he wants to return to the Texans and we’ve heard the Texans say they want Mallett back for a second season in Houston. That’s not the only way the Texans could go at quarterback, however, and it appears they’re also intrigued by…

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Matt Moore may make sense for the Jets

From the moment the Jets traded for receiver Brandon Marshall, speculation commenced about the identity of his quarterback.  With the new regime of G.M. Mike Maccagnan and coach Todd Bowles having no loyalty to Geno Smith (and with Smith not exactly showing a consistently high degree of ability), the Jets will likely at least explore…

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