Ryan Mallett RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ryan Mallett could start at quarterback vs. Steelers

    Baltimore Sun "If the Ravens decide to begin their examination of quarterback Ryan Mallett this season as opposed to waiting until the summer, offensive coordinator Marc Trestman believes he has done enough in practice since arriving last Tuesday to play against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday if that's asked..." December 26

  • Ryan Mallett says he 'acted immaturely' with Texans

    ESPN "Newly-signed Baltimore Ravens quarterback Ryan Mallett said he has grown up a lot from a difficult season in Houston, which led him to being released from the Texans two months ago. "I acted immaturely at some games in Houston," Mallett said Wednesday after his first practice with the Ravens...." December 17

  • Report: Ravens To Sign Ryan Mallett As Quarterback Depth Is Depleted

    NESN "The Baltimore Ravens appear ready to give Ryan Mallett another chance to prove his worth. The Ravens are set to sign the former New England Patriots and Houston Texans quarterback, ESPN”s Dianna Marie Russini reported Monday. The news comes about a month and a half after Mallett was released..." December 14

  • Ravens working out ex-Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett

    Houston Chronicle "Former Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett is working out for the Baltimore Ravens on Wednesday, according to league sources not authorized to speak publicly. The Ravens lost starting quarterback Joe Flacco to a season-ending knee injury two weeks ago, with former Texans starter Matt Schaub..." December 02

  • Jets not interested in Ryan Mallett

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets saw both of their quarterbacks get dinged in Sunday’s loss to the Raiders, which led them to start making calls to see what quarterbacks might be available if they need a reinforcement at the position. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, those calls won’t include one to former Texans..." November 02

  • Report: Ryan Mallett was constantly late with Texans

    Larry Brown Sports "Ryan Mallett was released by the Houston Texans on Tuesday, three days after he had to fly commercial to Miami because he missed the team flight on Saturday. It turns out that missing the team flight was the final straw for the Texans in what was an ongoing issue with the quarterback. According..." October 29

  • Ex-Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett eligible for $1.47 million in termination pay

    Houston Chronicle "Although the Texans terminated former backup quarterback Ryan Mallett’s two-year, $7.005 million contract Tuesday, he’s eligible for $1.47 million in termination pay for the remainder of his Paragraph 5 base salary under the NFL collective bargaining agreement. That still counts against the..." October 28

  • Texans release Ryan Mallett, sign T.J. Yates

    NFL.com "The Houston Texans are done hearing excuses from Ryan Mallett. He's no longer on the team. Mallett was released by the team Tuesday, wrapping up a tumultuous few days in Houston that included Mallett missing his team's charter flight for the game. Mallett subsequently blamed some Houston..." October 28

  • Report: Ryan Mallett likely to be cut by Texans

    Larry Brown Sports "There is a strong possibility that Ryan Mallett will not be a member of the Houston Texans organization by the time Wednesday rolls around. Jerome Solomon of The Houston Chronicle said Tuesday morning that there is “no doubt” the Texans will cut Mallett by the end of the day. A previous report..." October 27

  • Texans cut ties with backup Ryan Mallett, releasing him outright

    Houston Chronicle "After completing one-of-9 for 7 yards in the first quarter, Brian Hoyer finished with 273 yards and three touchdowns, almost all in mop-up duty. He was sacked four times. Grade: F-plus The saga of backup quarterback Ryan Mallett reached a conclusion Tuesday when the Texans ran out of patience..." October 27

  • Texans GM Rick Smith vetoes Bill O'Brien's decision to cut QB Ryan Mallett

    Houston Chronicle "The question never made sense. Why was Ryan Mallett still wearing a Texans uniform Sunday, when the troubled quarterback had clearly broken multiple team rules and laughed in the face of coach Bill O'Brien's strict character guidelines? Because the answer still doesn't make sense two days..." October 27

  • Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett says he got stuck in traffic, missing team flight

    Houston Chronicle "Texans backup quarterback Ryan Mallett’s latest bout with chronic tardiness caused him to miss the team charter flight Saturday and have to fly on his own commercially to Sunday’s blowout loss to the Miami Dolphins. After attributing oversleeping for missing practice during training camp to not..." October 26

  • Texans QB Ryan Mallett misses team charter to Miami, flies commercial

    Yahoo! Sports "Next time you're flying and you end up seated next to someone who looks like an active NFL player, don't chat them up. They may not exactly be happy to be there with you. Houston Texans backup quarterback Ryan Mallett apparently had a bit of trouble with timeliness in advance of Sunday's game..." October 25

  • Ryan Mallett's Dad: Our Family's Hurt Over Criticism ... 'His Grandmas Cry'

    TMZ "The next time you wanna talk smack about Houston Texans QB Ryan Mallett -- know that you're MAKING HIS GRANDMAS VERY SAD ... so says Ryan's dad. We spoke with Jim Mallett ... who says he spent the night at Ryan's home after the Texans lost to the Colts Thursday night -- a game in which Ryan was..." October 09

  • Bill O’Brien says Ryan Mallett remains the starting quarterback

    Houston Chronicle "Texans coach Bill O’Brien said that Ryan Mallett remains his starting quarterback. “He’s our starting quarterback,” O’Brien said Monday. “We all have to do better. Ryan has to play better. We have to coach better. I believe Mallett understands that.”Mallett was replaced by backup Brian Hoyer..." October 05

  • Texans coach Bill O’Brien on Ryan Mallett: ‘I thought his mechanics were better’

    Houston Chronicle "It wasn’t a sterling performance by Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett, but he played well enough to contribute to a win Sunday over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Mallett completed 24 of 39 passes for 228 yards, a touchdown pass on a slant to wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins and was intercepted once on a..." September 29

  • Ryan Mallett “excited” about his quick second chance to start

    Houston Chronicle "When Ryan Mallett learned during preseason that he had lost the starting quarterback job to Brian Hoyer, he vowed to play this season. Mallett had no idea it would be this early in the season. After coach Bill O’Brien admitted Thursday that Mallett would start against Carolina, the..." September 18

  • Ryan Mallett to get start at QB for Texans in Week 2

    Houston Chronicle "Ryan Mallett will start at quarterback Sunday when the Texans play at Carolina. In a story first reported by Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network on Wednesday and confirmed by the Chronicle, Mallett will replace Brian Hoyer against the Panthers. During separate interviews with the media, coach..." September 17

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Sources: #Texans are poised to make a quarterback change. They are preparing to play with QB Ryan Mallett as their starter vs. the #Panthers

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    John McClain @McClain_on_NFL

    I will be shocked if Brian Hoyer isn't the QB at Carolina despite the fan and media outcry for Ryan Mallett.

  • Texans coach Bill O’Brien makes no announcement on starting QB

    Houston Chronicle "Texans coach Bill O’Brien said he won’t declare who his starting quarterback will be today or this week and says everyone can learn whether it’s Brian Hoyer or Ryan Mallett on Sunday afternoon against the Carolina Panthers. “I’m not going to make a big quarterback announcement today,” O’Brien..." September 15

  • Bill O'Brien won't commit to Brian Hoyer as Texans' starting QB

    ESPN "Texans coach Bill O'Brien does not know who Houston's starting quarterback will be next week. O'Brien was asked after Sunday's season-opening loss to the Chiefs if Brian Hoyer was still his starter, and the coach said he didn't know and would have to watch film. "I just got off the field. [I..." September 14

  • Texans’ Mallett oversleeps after losing QB competition

    New York Post "This is how not to react to losing a quarterback battle. Brian Hoyer beat out Ryan Mallett for the Texans starting job on Monday, and Mallett’s response was to oversleep and miss practice on Thursday. The Houston Chronicle reported that while coach Bill O’Brien would not disclose the reason..." August 28

  • Quarterback Ryan Mallett misses Texans practice

    Houston Chronicle "Quarterback Ryan Mallett wasn’t at the Texans’ practice Thursday. “That’s between Ryan and I,” coach Bill O’Brien said. Mallett lost the starting job to Brian Hoyer this week. Mallett said the day after that he was disappointed and disagreed with the decision but would continue to work hard..." August 27

  • Brian Hoyer named Texans starting quarterback over Ryan Mallett

    NFL.com "The Houston Texans will roll with Brian Hoyer to start the season. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday morning that Hoyer was named the starter to open the 2015 season, according to two sources informed of the decision. On Sunday, coach Bill O'Brien said he would make a decision..." August 24

  • Battle between Mallett, Hoyer a dead heat

    Houston Chronicle "Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer each had a chance Saturday night to show he should be the Texans' starting quarterback. But after a less-than-thrilling exhibition against the Broncos, the competition to earn the job remains even. A dead tie. Emphasis on dead. The Texans lost to Denver..." August 23

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    Brian T. Smith @ChronBrianSmith

    O'Brien said no one's in lead between Hoyer, Mallett right now. #Texans

  • Texans re-sign Ryan Mallett for two years, plan to sign Brian Hoyer

    Houston Chronicle "Your vote is being added to the total. Votes are not reflected in the tallies immediately. The Texans could have have two quarterbacks competing for one job and a potential season-long QB controversy. Or just Ryan Mallett. The team re-signed Mallett on Monday to a two-year, $7 million ($1.75..." March 09

  • Ryan Mallett says he wants to stay in Houston

    Houston Chronicle "Quarterback Ryan Mallett said on Wednesday he would like to return to the Texans but was careful not to rule out the possibility of signing with another team. Unless Mallett signs a new contract with the Texans before March 10 when the new league year begins, he’ll become an unrestricted free..." February 26

  • Ryan Mallett says he wants to return to Texans next season

    Houston Chronicle "Ryan Mallet’s arm was in a sling and he was careful not to draw attention to himself Friday. But the 6-6 quarterback was impossible to miss in the Texans’ locker room and during practice, which featured Mallett shadowing healthy QBs Case Keenum and Thad Lewis as they prepared for a critical home..." December 20

  • Savage 'Not Ready to Play' Texans to Rely on Fitzpatrick, Likely Re-Sign Mallett

    Bleacher Report "The Houston Texans defense is one of the most formidable in the AFC with J.J. Watt at the helm, but their offense continues to struggle. With quarterback Tom Savage "not ready to play," the Texans will likely turn back to Ryan Fitzpatrick for the remainder of the season and re-sign Ryan Mallett to..." November 25

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    With Ryan Mallett out for the season, Texans are signing former Bills QB Thaddeus Lewis, per league source.

  • Texans' Ryan Mallett might have torn right pectoral

    NFL.com "Ryan Mallett's run as Houston's starting quarterback is on hold. The Texans passer might have suffered a torn right pectoral muscle before Sunday's 22-13 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals during warmups, which would end his season, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport was told by a source informed of..." November 24

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    John McClain @McClain_on_NFL

    Just left Texans dressing room and I'm told Mallett is out for rest of season.

  • Browns' Brian Hoyer on Texans' Ryan Mallett: 'It's the strongest arm I've ever seen by far'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer spent a year practicing alongside Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett in New England and can attest to that big gun everyone's always raving about. "Well, talking about Ryan, first and foremost, it's the strongest arm I've ever seen -- by far,'' said Hoyer. "In..." November 13

  • Texans name Ryan Mallett starting quarterback; Fitzpatrick benched

    Houston Chronicle "Ryan Mallett is the Texans’ starting quarterback. Coach Bill O’Brien named Mallett the starter Wednesday, after debating during recent days whether to make a change. “This might be the thing that helps our team,” O’Brien said at NRG Stadium. “I might be wrong.”" November 05

  • Ryan Mallett Says He Just Wants To "Be Ready And Get Better," Not Lobbying To Start

    Battle Red Blog "In another instance of 140 characters or less creating waves, backup QB Ryan Mallett clarified what he meant when he tweeted that he was ready to "seize the opportunity" following Houston's loss to the Eagles. It's said that the most popular player on a losing football team is the backup..." November 04

  • Texans 'targeted' Matt Barkley before Ryan Mallett trade

    CBS Sports "The Patriots and Texans finally ended the most boring game of chicken we've seen a while, with New England dealing backup quarterback Ryan Mallett to the quarterback-starved Texans, where Mallett will work with his old offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien. But according to 790 Sports Talk's Lance..." September 06

  • Could Ryan Mallett be next in line for swap?

    CSN New England "Bill Belichick was about 25 minutes late for his scheduled 12:15 p.m. press conference on Tuesday. Not a stunner. There are a lot of things happening on these cutdown days. When he got to the podium, I asked him a general question about trades. The impetus for that was the status of Ryan..." August 27

  • Ryan Mallett unlikely to play in Pats' preseason finale

    NFL.com "With Ryan Mallett still on the burner as a potential trade target for quarterback-needy teams, the New England Patriots are keeping their backup in bubble wrap. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that New England is expected to hold Mallett out of Thursday's final preseason game..." August 25

  • Mallett making mistakes he made his rookie year

    CSN New England "Ryan Mallett has been in the spotlight over the past few days as many are questioning his future with the New England Patriots. Chris Price joined Sports Tonight to discuss what he has seen from Mallett over the course of his career. "To me, Mallett is a fascinating guy," said Price. "I..." August 07

  • Source: Ryan Mallett to start Patriots' preseason opener tonight against Redskins

    Boston Herald "Tom Brady has paid his dues this week. Quarterback Ryan Mallett will start tonight's preseason opener against the Redskins, according to a source. Since Brady entered his first training camp as the fulltime starter in 2002, he has only sat out three preseason openers (2005, 2008, 2011)...." August 07

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    John McClain @McClain_on_NFL

    Texans will not be trading for Ryan Mallet.

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    NFL: AroundTheLeague @NFL_ATL

    "From what I understand, there is still a chance" Texans will trade for Ryan Mallett, @RapSheet says on Total Access.

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    Deepi Sidhu @DeepSlant

    Rick Smith on Ryan Mallet rumors: We have not been in any conversations with the NE Patriots. #Texans

  • Mallett subject of trade rumors

    Boston Herald "It’s time to drum up the Ryan Mallett trade speculation once again. Mallett has consistently been on the trading block for about two years, as the Browns and Buccaneers showed interest in acquiring him in the lead-up to the 2013 draft, and the Texans have expressed a similar desire this..." May 09

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    Tom E. Curran @tomecurran

    A source tells me Ryan Mallett to the Texans may soon be done.

  • Sources Say Texans Could Trade for Mallett, Draft Clowney

    Bleacher Report "he Houston Texans have a major need at quarterback this offseason. Will the Texans select a QB with the first overall pick? Could they trade for a young backup like Ryan Mallett? Would this allow Houston to take Jadeveon Clowney with the first overall pick?" March 09

  • Mallett Has Not Taken Next Step Necessary to Garner Trade Value as Potential Starter

    NESN "Patriots fans have been waiting two seasons and one summer now. Other NFL teams have been ready to pounce as well but Ryan Mallett still hasn’t put it all together to show the potential that once made him a first-round prospect if not for some off-the-field issues. Mallett went 11-for-22 in..." August 24

  • Ryan Mallett says he's 'fine' after leaving game with head injury

    Boston Herald "Quarterback Ryan Mallett insisted there's nothing to worry about tonight after leaving the preseason opener with a head injury. Mallett took a hard hit in the second quarter and never returned though the team listed him as "questionable." He met with the medical staff on the bench but didn't..." August 10