Trevor Siemian expected to be on trading block

February 21, 2018

Next week’s NFL Scouting Combine promises to deliver a whirlwind of chatter, gossip and juicy rumors. The machine is already churning in Denver, where the future of quarterback Trevor Siemian is entirely up in the air. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that Siemian is expected to be available through a trade as the Broncos plan to aggressively overhaul their quarterback room, per a source informed of the situation….

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Cardinals owner: We’ll be aggressive in finding a QB

February 13, 2018

The Cardinals have a new coach in Steve Wilks. They’re teed up for a new starting quarterback, too, after Carson Palmer called it quits following 15 seasons in the NFL. Team owner Michael Bidwill made it clear that Arizona will address the most important position in sports with a sense of urgency this offseason. “The quarterback thing will come. I don’t want to sound like we’re being cavalier about it…

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John DeFilippo won’t leave ‘stone unturned’ in QB hunt

February 12, 2018

After coaching regular-season MVP candidate Carson Wentz and Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles in Philadelphia last season, new Vikings offensive coordinator John DeFilippo suddenly finds himself in the unfamiliar position of leading Minnesota’s search for a quarterback. The Vikes’ brain trust has important decisions to make with incumbent starter Case Keenum, veteran Sam Bradford and wild-card Teddy Bridgewater all slated for free agency in March. Will the quarterback-needy team be…

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Pat Shurmur named Assistant Coach of Year

February 3, 2018

The Vikings are in the rear-view mirror for newly hired Giants coach Pat Shurmur, but his handiwork in Minnesota hasn’t been forgotten. The talented offensive play-caller was named Assistant Coach of the Year by the Associated Press during Saturday’s NFL Honors ceremony. Shurmur authored the NFL’s second-ranked offense and helped turn journeyman quarterback Case Keenum into an uber-reliable starter who posted the NFL’s highest-passer rating from Week 10 onward and…

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Blake Bortles: ‘I would be thrilled’ to stay with Jaguars

Jacksonville Jaguars
January 23, 2018

The Jacksonville Jaguars have a decision to make with Blake Bortles. But if it were up to the quarterback, he’d be staying put. While the Jags picked up Bortles’ fifth-year, $19-million option back in May, the contract is only guaranteed if he’s a member of the roster on the first day of the league year on March 14. So the Jags have roughly two months to decide if they want…

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Keenum: ‘Good job’ to all who predicted game vs. Foles

January 17, 2018

Five months ago, few predicted a Minnesota Vikings-Philadelphia Eagles NFC Championship Game matchup. Nobody would have guessed the quarterbacks who would helm those teams one step from the Super Bowl. Case Keenum and Nick Foles both opened the season as backup quarterbacks, sporting reputations as journeymen who weren’t likely to make a deep playoff run. Sunday’s tilt will mark the first time since at least 1970 that two quarterbacks meet…

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