Brock Osweiler RUMORS & NEWS

  • Brock Osweiler perfect for Jets if they’re honest with themselves

    New York Post "The Jets’ search for a quarterback has taken on the feel of a season of “The Bachelor.” Will they choose Jay Cutler for a one-on-one date? Will Josh McCown get a rose? Is Chase Daniel a new, surprise contestant? And like those on “The Bachelor,” each contestant for the Jets starting quarterback..." March 14

  • Texans' Bill O'Brien on Osweiler: 'We wish Brock the best, but we're moving on'

    Houston Chronicle "Texans coach Bill O'Brien said Sunday that he wishes Brock Osweiler well but had nothing else to say about his former quarterback. "I think (general manager) Rick Smith's statement said it all," O'Brien said before the Special Olympics banquet. "We wish Brock the best, but we're moving..." March 13

  • Kurt Warner tells Brock Osweiler: If released, 'find the best situation for you'

    ESPN "In his first public appearance since getting traded to the Cleveland Browns from the Houston Texans for salary-cap space, Brock Osweiler declined to answer media questions. Osweiler was at the Kurt Warner Ultimate Football Experience, a charity flag-football tournament, at the Arizona..." March 13

  • Jets interested in Brock Osweiler

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Jets are so desperate for a starting quarterback that they may consider the possibility of acquiring Brock Osweiler. ESPN’s Rich Cimini wrote over the weekend that Osweiler, who was recently traded to the Cleveland Browns from the Houston Texans, is a name to watch as the Jets look..." March 12

  • O'Brien-Osweiler altercation convinced Texans to move on

    Pro Football Talk "So when did the Texans decide it was time to move on from quarterback Brock Osweiler despite a contract that pays $16 million guaranteed in 2017? The decision was made in the aftermath of an incident that occurred on the first day of the calendar year. January 1. Texans at Titans...." March 12

  • Brock Osweiler has 'no news' on future with Browns

    NFL.com "Quarterback Brock Osweiler said he had "no news," on the developments surrounding his surprising trade from the Houston Texans to the Cleveland Browns on Thursday. Osweiler said he had nothing to share about his status with the Browns, who acquired his $16 million guaranteed salary for 2017 in..." March 11

  • Texans trade Osweiler to Browns

    Pro Football Talk "How big a mistake did the Texans make when they signed Brock Osweiler last year? So big that they’re giving up a second-round draft pick to get out from under his contract. Osweiler is being shipped to Cleveland, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. The compensation? The Texans have to give the..." March 09

  • Texans GM Rick Smith: 'We've got to get better production from quarterback position'

    Houston Chronicle "Erratic and inconsistent far too frequently, benched once for his tendency to force late throws and be intercepted, Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler struggled mightily last season. Signed to a four-year, $72 million contract that included $37 million guaranteed, Osweiler was intercepted 16..." February 02

  • Texans' O'Brien: Evaluation needed before naming Osweiler starter again

    ESPN "Texans coach Bill O'Brien said it is too early in the process to know whether Brock Osweiler will be the starting quarterback next season. When asked about whether Osweiler would enter the offseason as the team's starting quarterback over backups Tom Savage and Brandon Weeden, O'Brien said that..." January 16

  • Brock Osweiler vows to fix his flaws

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans unexpectedly had a chance to upend the Patriots and advance to the first AFC title game in franchise history. Down 24-16 in the fourth quarter and starting a drive from their own 11 after forcing a New England punt, quarterback Brock Osweiler threw a high pass to receiver DeAndre..." January 15

  • Why the Houston Texans should cut Brock Osweiler, despite the hefty cost

    Fox Sports "The Houston Texans could have beaten the New England Patriots in their AFC Divisional Round playoff matchup Saturday. The Texans played just as well — if not better — than the host Pats in nearly every aspect of the game. The Texans’ defense, arguably the best in the NFL, made Tom Brady look..." January 15

  • Bill O’Brien: Brock Osweiler will start next weekend

    NFL.com ""Brock for President!" This ranks high on the list of things I wasn't expecting to hear in Houston over the weekend, but a boisterous Texans teammate couldn't contain himself in the locker room after Saturday's 27-14 victory over the Raiders. Brock Osweiler saved one of his cleanest games..." January 08

  • Raiders defender gives brutal critique of Brock Osweiler

    Sportsnaut "Ahead of Saturday’s wild card game between the Oakland Raiders and Houston Texans, one Raiders defender gave a brutally honest assessment of Brock Osweiler. According to ESPN’s Britt McHenry, the anonymous player said Osweiler, “Stares at his targets, rarely makes all his reads, and when he..." January 07

  • Bill O'Brien, Brock Osweiler downplay heated exchange

    Houston Chronicle "Texans coach Bill O'Brien downplayed a loud argument between himself and quarterback Brock Osweiler at halftime Sunday during a loss to the Tennessee Titans, chalking it up to the intensity of the game. O'Brien named Osweiler the starter for the Texans' AFC wild-card playoff game against the..." January 05

  • Brock Osweiler to start for Texans against in wild-card game

    USA Today "Brock Osweiler will be the starting quarterback for the Houston Texans in Saturday’s wild-card game against the Oakland Raiders, Texans head coach Bill O’Brien announced Tuesday. “I believe he’ll go out and play well,” O’Brien said. Osweiler lost his starting job last month to Tom Savage,..." January 03

  • Bill O’Brien hints at starting Brock Osweiler on Saturday

    Pro Football Talk "Texans coach Bill O’Brien did not reveal today who his starting quarterback will be in Saturday’s playoff game against the Raiders. But reading between the lines, it sounds like it’s going to be Brock Osweiler. O’Brien said three things that suggest Osweiler may start over Tom Savage, who..." January 03

  • Texans' Bill O'Brien declines to name starting QB for playoffs

    ESPN "Texans coach Bill O'Brien would not name a starting quarterback for the team's first-round playoff game next weekend. Quarterback Tom Savage, who started Sunday's 24-17 loss to the Tennessee Titans, left the game early in the second quarter to be evaluated for a concussion. He did briefly..." January 02

  • Tom Savage Leaves Game In 2nd Quarter With Possible Concussion; Brock Osweiler enters game

    CBS Houston "The Houston Texans have locked in their place as the 4th seed in the AFC for the playoffs. As they close out the season against the Tennessee Titans their starting quarterback Tom Savage left the game and is under the NFL Concussion protocol after a 4th & 1 sneak in the second quarter." January 01

  • Bill O'Brien could have lost Texans locker room had he stuck with Brock Osweiler

    CBS Sports "Texans coach Bill O'Brien faced a significant locker room backlash had he not named Tom Savage his starting QB after Sunday's performance, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. Texans players had gone from being lukewarm about the continued struggles of former starter Brock..." December 24

  • Brock Osweiler situation proves NFL has a quarterback problem

    Sportsnaut "Most pundits around the NFL world concluded that the Houston Texans were making a grave mistake when they signed Brock Osweiler to a four-year, $72 million contract last offseason. The skeptics weren’t necessarily concluding Osweiler wasn’t capable of being a starter-quality quarterback in the..." December 21

  • Brock Osweiler’s contract creates a problem for Texans in 2017

    Pro Football Talk "Come 2017, the Cowboys and Texans could be paying a combined $1.23 million for their starters — and a combined $30 million for their understudies. While it’s likely that Tony Romo and his $14 million non-guaranteed salary won’t be back in Dallas (although owner Jerry Jones says he’d like to..." December 20

  • Bill O’Brien: Texans will start Tom Savage in Week 16

    Sportsnaut "Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien told his team, then the media on Monday that Tom Savage will be his starting quarterback in Week 16. This is absolutely the only thing O’Brien could have done to keep faith with his locker room — something we touched on here. Osweiler has been awful all..." December 20

  • Bob McNair on Bill O’Brien benching Brock Osweiler: ‘That was a gutsy call’

    Houston Chronicle "The ineptitude of Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler finally reached a point Sunday where coach Bill O'Brien could no longer tolerate his litany of miscues. It was a huge admission that Osweiler as the Texans starter wasn't working as he was replaced by backup Tom Savage, who engineered a..." December 19

  • Brock Osweiler: If I start, I start

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans pulled quarterback Brock Osweiler during Sunday’s game against the Jaguars and Tom Savage was able to rally the team for a 21-20 win that kept them in first place in the AFC South. The benching represents the nadir in a disappointing season for Osweiler, who signed a four-year deal..." December 18

  • Texans bench Brock Osweiler

    NFL.com "Brock Osweiler's underwhelming, and at times nightmarish campaign has hit a new low. Texans backup quarterback Tom Savage has entered Houston's game against Jacksonville in place of Osweiler in the second quarter after Osweiler was intercepted twice in the first half." December 18

  • Can Brock Osweiler be saved? It depends whom you ask

    New York Post "In the season that gave us Ryan Fitzpatrick’s countless interceptions, the sudden decline of Carson Palmer and the likely — and disastrous — end of the Jay Cutler era with the Bears, Brock Osweiler — the Texans’ $72 million prize — might be the NFL’s most disappointing quarterback. Osweiler’s..." December 02

  • Bill O'Brien says he won't bench Osweiler for Tom Savage

    ESPN "Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien said he will not bench quarterback Brock Osweiler for backup Tom Savage. "No," O'Brien said when asked about starting Savage. "We're going to come in here tomorrow, we're going to correct mistakes, and move on to Green Bay." In the Texans' 21-13 loss to the..." November 28

  • Bill O’Brien on Brock Osweiler: Focus is on correcting mistakes

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans offense sputtered in Sunday’s 21-13 loss to the Chargers as quarterback Brock Osweiler threw three interceptions in another ineffective outing in a season studded with them. Osweiler finished the day 22-of-37 for 246 yards in what may have been the least impressive of his first 11..." November 27

  • Brock Osweiler: Having 'laser zoomed in eyeballs' definitely affected play on field

    CBS Sports "A remarkable thing happened Monday night in the Texans-Raiders game in Mexico, a 27-20 Oakland win filled with questionable calls: there was some fan in control of a laser pointer the size of the death star repeatedly beaming a giant green light onto Texans players. It wasn't just a distraction..." November 22

  • Brock Osweiler: I have great confidence in myself

    Pro Football Talk "Over the weekend, a report from Adam Schefter of ESPN included some armchair psychological evaluations of Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler from others around the league. One of the conclusions was that Osweiler has been playing like a quarterback who is lacking confidence over the Texans’ 5-3..." November 01

  • Texans owner on Brock Osweiler: 'He's still basically a rookie'

    Houston Chronicle "The body of Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler's NFL career still closely resembles that of a passer approaching the end of a rookie season as a starter. Osweiler has now started 15 career games and has a record 10-5. Overall, he's completed 60.3 percent of his throws for 20 touchdowns and 15..." October 31

  • Brock Osweiler's lack of confidence affecting play

    ESPN "Of all the challenges now confronting Houston Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler, one of the most significant has to do with his confidence, according to league sources. NFL executives and coaches who have watched Osweiler play believe he has lost his confidence, and it has affected his play...." October 30

  • Osweiler’s forward fumble would have been upheld regardless of ruling

    Pro Football Talk "Monday night’s game between the Texans and Broncos included an unusual and, for the guy who authored it, embarrassing moment. Houston quarterback Brock Osweiler attempted to throw a pass, lost grip on the ball at some point between fully cocking his arm and beginning the throwing motion, and..." October 29

  • Texans Fan starts GoFundMe page to get rid of Brock Osweiler

    Black Sports Online "Here’s hoping this guy is sitting on about $60 million. An angry Houston Texans fan is fed up with quarterback Brock Osweiler and is seeking your help in getting the signal caller out of town. Not happy with Osweiler’s four-year, $72-million contract, or his production — the guy set up a..." October 28

  • Bill O'Brien hasn't considered benching Brock Osweiler

    NFL.com "Brock Osweiler has led the fewest touchdown drives of any starting quarterback this season. In the Texans' Monday night loss at Denver, the former Broncos signal-caller posted one of the lowest single-game yards-per-attempt figures in modern NFL history. Is it time for Houston to consider..." October 25

  • Broncos' Talib: Trevor Siemian 'better than Brock' Osweiler

    USA Today "If Monday served as a one-game referendum on John Elway vs. Brock Osweiler, consider the Denver Broncos and their general manager the big winner. The Broncos, with their nasty defense and $525,000 quarterback Trevor Siemian, beat the Houston Texans 27-9 on a night in which Osweiler played the..." October 25

  • Osweiler taking lessons from Peyton into matchup against former team

    HoustonTexans.com "Despite returning to Denver for the first time in a Texans uniform, Brock Osweiler is treating this week the same as last week. Osweiler isn’t thinking of last year's championship run or his departure from the Broncos in free agency. There is no date circled on the calendar. This game is just..." October 21

  • Brock Osweiler thinks the Broncos miss him

    Houston Chronicle "Breaking into a wry smile when asked to react to his former Broncos teammates saying they want to kill him in his high-profile return to Denver with his new team, Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler joked: "It sounds like they miss me." Osweiler acknowledged the significance of him playing..." October 21

  • Broncos LB Brandon Marshall on playing Brock Osweiler: 'We want to kill him'

    ABC News - Denver "It's Brock Week. That's not to be confused with Shark Week. But no mistake, the Broncos defense can't wait to sink its fangs into Denver's former starting quarterback. Osweiler bolted for Houston in March, lured by a four-year, $72-million deal with $36 million guaranteed. The Broncos,..." October 18

  • Brock Osweiler tests Bob McNair’s checkbook, then his heart

    Pro Football Talk "Plenty of Texans fans never saw the comeback, so frustrated with all that came before it. And even (or perhaps especially) the guy who wrote the big check to land Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler admitted the first three quarters were pretty tough to watch. “I think he showed what he can..." October 17

  • Rodney Harrison Blasts Brock Osweiler For Being A Terrible Football Player

    The Big Lead "Brock Osweiler is not a good football player. It’s as simple as that. Just because the Houston Texans wasted $72 million ($37 million guaranteed) on him does not make the Arizona State product a worthy starting quarterback. During halftime of Sunday Night Football, Rodney Harrison went all-in on..." October 17

  • Tensions spike between Bill O'Brien and Brock Osweiler in Houston

    CBS Sports "Texans coach Bill O'Brien and starting quarterback Brock Osweiler had a heated exchange after a quarterbacks meeting this week, according to a source with knowledge of the situation, with pressure mounting on that offense to make strides. Osweiler has struggled early on after signing a new..." October 16

  • Brock Osweiler has been a $72 million disaster for the Texans

    Fox Sports "The Houston Texans took a leap of faith this offseason by signing Brock Osweiler to a four-year, $72 million contract. They did so without meeting the 25-year-old former Bronco face-to-face, showing a desperate desire to fill a void at quarterback that’s been there for most of the franchise’s..." October 09

  • Texans QB Brock Osweiler finds criticism 'hilarious'

    Houston Chronicle "Quarterback Brock Osweiler was asked this week about criticism of his reading defenses and that he locks on to receivers too much. Osweiler has three touchdown passes and four interceptions entering Sunday's game against Tennessee at NRG Stadium. "I think that's hilarious, to be honest with..." September 29

  • Elway slights Osweiler, Texans: Best deals often ones you don't make

    Bleacher Report "Brock Osweiler played an integral role in helping the Denver Broncos stay afloat during the regular season last year after Peyton Manning battled poor performance and injuries, but the team opted not to re-sign the quarterback despite its need at the position coming into 2016. During a radio..." September 24