David Garrard RUMORS & NEWS

  • Garrard says Jets approached him about returning next season

    NFL.com "We know one veteran quarterback who the New York Jets want back for 2014: David Garrard. The signal caller told the New York Post's Bart Hubbuch that the Jets approached him two weeks ago about returning next season. Garrard signed with the Jets as a free agent in March, but he left the team..." December 06

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    Chris Mortensen @mortreport

    Jets have released Brady Quinn and activated David Garrard to 53-man roster

  • David Garrard Returns, Placed on Exempt List

    NFL.com "David Garrard has made a return to the Jets. Garrard a nine-year NFL veteran who originally signed with us back in March before a balky knee forced him to leave in May is on the exempt list for two games and we have this week and next to decide whether to activate him. “I was able to take the..." October 10

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    New York Jets @nyjets

    The New York Jets have signed WR Ben Obomanu and have placed QB David Garrard on the reserve/retired list.

  • Jets offer David Garrard coaching internship

    SI "The New York Jets brought in David Garrard during the offseason to add some extra competition to the battle for the starting quarterback position, and while that didn't work out for either party, Garrard could remain a part of the organization. The Jets have given Garrard the opportunity to serve..." May 18

  • Garrard retirement may save Sanchez

    New York Post "The Jets’ quarterback drama took another twist yesterday with David Garrard preparing to walk away from football, increasing the chance Mark Sanchez remains with the team. Garrard plans on retiring, according to a source, but nothing has been made official yet. According to another source,..." May 16

  • Jets quarterback David Garrard retires due to knee troubles

    USA Today "Make that a four-way race for the New York Jets' starting quarterback job. Veteran David Garrard, who signed with the team in April before the selection of Geno Smith, has told teammates he's done, according to a person informed of the conversations between Garrard and the players. The person..." May 16

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    QB David Garrard told 2 players he no longer plans to be with the #Jets, per sources. Nothing official from team. Unclear if cut/retired

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    Adam Schein @AdamSchein

    Text from Garrard: "Having to call it quits. My knee is not holding up. Continuing to swell after practices. Limiting what I can do."

  • Newcomer David Garrard confident he can be Jets' starting QB

    North Jersey "As a crush of reporters, photographers and TV cameras swarmed Mark Sanchez in the middle of the locker room, David Garrard spoke to a small group of reporters in a corner of the room. The setting was a bit different, but Garrard’s resolve was as obvious as that of Sanchez, one of his..." May 03

  • Garrard ready for competition

    ESPN "David Garrard isn't here for the money. The veteran quarterback is with the Jets in pursuit of being a starting quarterback once again. "I'm healthy now and I'm going to be going after it. I'm not here collecting paychecks," Garrard said Thursday afternoon. "That's not what I'm about. I'm..." May 02

  • Jets select QB Geno Smith in the second round

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets have added another quarterback into the mix. Geno Smith, thought by many to be the best overall quarterback prospect in the Draft, slipped all the way to the Jets in the second round. They did not let him slide any further. The Jets drafted their third quarterback since 2009, adding..." April 26

  • Ryan makes Jets QB competition seem like wide-open race

    New York Post "Mark Sanchez will open the offseason program as the starting quarterback … for the first snap at least. Jets coach Rex Ryan would not give Sanchez much more of an advantage in the team’s starting quarterback competition other than taking the first snap when the team starts practicing this..." March 19

  • David Garrard close to deal with Jets

    ESPN "Veteran quarterback David Garrard "anticipates putting a deal together" with the New York Jets once the team can work through some salary-cap issues, a source close to the situation tells ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. "Both sides are feeling good about a possible deal," the source said. A..." March 01

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