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Mon, 08 Apr 2013 15:46:15 -0700
The Seattle Seahawks worked out free-agent QBs Tyler Thigpen (Bills), Seneca Wallace (Browns), Matt Leinart (Raiders) and Brady Quinn (Chiefs) Monday, April 8, but will take some time before signing one of them.
Sun, 07 Apr 2013 11:14:56 -0700
The Seattle Seahawks are scheduled to meet with free-agent QBs Matt Leinart (Raiders), Brady Quinn (Chiefs), Seneca Wallace (Browns) and Tyler Thigpen (Bills). The meetings are expected to include workouts for each quarterback.
Sat, 06 Apr 2013 10:17:06 -0700
The Seattle Seahawks could show interest in free-agent QBs Brady Quinn (Chiefs) and Matt Leinart (Raiders) to be their backup quarterback.
Mon, 01 Apr 2013 10:20:52 -0700
The Seattle Seahawks could show interest in free-agent QB Matt Leinart (Raiders) to be their No. 2 quarterback.
Sun, 03 Mar 2013 08:55:09 -0800
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers likely will not show interest in Oakland Raiders impending free-agent QB Matt Leinart when free agency begins because his lack of ideal arm strength probably would not fit well in the team's offensive system.
Mon, 21 Jan 2013 15:23:43 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings will be looking for quarterbacks to compete with QB Joe Webb to the backup position for QB Christian Ponder this offseason. Free-agent QBs Derek Anderson (Panthers), Matt Moore (Dolphins), David Carr (Giants), Matt Leinart (Raiders), Byron Leftwich (Steelers), Bruce Gradkowski (Bengals), Jason Campbell (Bears) and Rex Grossman (Redskins) are options.
Wed, 26 Dec 2012 13:26:13 -0800
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said QBs Matt Leinart and Terrelle Pryor evenly split reps during practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.
Mon, 24 Dec 2012 13:36:19 -0800
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said QB Matt Leinart and QB Terrelle Pryor will be considered to start Week 17 with QB Carson Palmer (ribs, lung) being injured.
Sun, 23 Dec 2012 17:47:50 -0800
Oakland Raiders QB Matt Leinart came on for an injured QB Carson Palmer (ribs) in the Week 16 game against the Carolina Panthers. Leinart completed 16 of his 32 passes for 115 yards and an interception in his most extensive game action since Nov. 29, 2009. Leinart said he is going to prepare for Week 17 as if he is the starter.
Sun, 23 Dec 2012 17:46:50 -0800
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said Sunday, Dec. 23, that QB Terrelle Pryor is still not ready to be the team's primary option should their starter go down. "(Matt Leinart is) our backup quarterback," Allen said. "Terrelle's done a nice job. He's working extremely hard. We don't feel like he's ready to be the backup quarterback just yet."
Fri, 14 Dec 2012 19:48:45 -0800
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen indicated Friday, Dec. 14, that QB Matt Leinart could possibly see game action in the final three weeks, as the club evaluates every player on its 53-man roster.
Thu, 23 Aug 2012 06:17:17 -0700
Oakland Raiders QB Matt Leinart (finger) is considered a game-time decision for the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 25. Leinart participated in some drills in practice Wednesday, Aug. 22, with his right index finger taped up.
Sat, 18 Aug 2012 05:18:12 -0700
Oakland Raiders QB Matt Leinart's (finger) injury in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 17, was on his non-throwing hand, and he only needed stitches to repair the damage.
Fri, 17 Aug 2012 21:40:59 -0700
Oakland Raiders QB Matt Leinart (finger) left the preseason game Friday, Aug. 17, against the Arizona Cardinals due to a finger injury to his non-throwing hand.
Mon, 13 Aug 2012 08:14:48 -0700
Oakland Raiders QB Matt Leinart is far ahead of QB Terrelle Pryor on the depth chart as the team's backup quarterback. Leinart has been sharp in camp while Pryor has been inconsistent.
Wed, 08 Aug 2012 10:06:43 -0700
Oakland Raiders QB Matt Leinart is having an impressive training camp. His accuracy and ball placement have been stellar.
Wed, 01 Aug 2012 22:50:38 -0700
Oakland Raiders QBs Terrelle Pryor and Matt Leinart are splitting second-team reps in practice.
Thu, 03 May 2012 11:21:01 -0700
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said QBs Matt Leinart and Terrelle Pryor will compete for the backup quarterback job during training carmp. The loser of the competition likely would be the No. 3 receiver.
Thu, 03 May 2012 06:40:48 -0700
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said the team remains confident in QB Terrelle Pryor becoming a pro quarterback despite the addition of QB Matt Leinart. "We're always going to try to make moves to do whatever we feel like is going to make this football team be better. And we've brought another quarterback in to compete," Allen said. "At the end of the day, just like anything else, we're going to have everybody compete and the best players are going to play and that's how we're going to stack the depth chart up." Allen added Pryor has all kinds of talent.
Wed, 02 May 2012 04:57:25 -0700
Updating a previous item, the Oakland Raiders have signed QB Matt Leinart to a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Tue, 01 May 2012 15:39:44 -0700
The Oakland Raiders plan to sign free-agent QB Matt Leinart (Texans), according to a league source. Leinart, not QB Terrelle Pryor, is expected to be the backup to QB Carson Palmer. Offensive coordinator Greg Knapp was Leinart's quarterbacks coach with the Houston Texans.
Mon, 30 Apr 2012 06:45:08 -0700
Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said the team will hold a workout for free-agent QB Matt Leinart (Texans). However, McKenzie would not say a signing is imminent. "What we're doing, we're bringing in Matt Leinart for a tryout. Signing and all of that, that's secondary. But we're bringing him in for a tryout," McKenzie said.
Sat, 28 Apr 2012 06:46:55 -0700
If the Oakland Raiders sign free-agent QB Matt Leinart (Texans), as expected, he will serve as the team's No. 2 quarterback. Most people around the league thought QB Terrelle Pryor had the inside track on the team's backup quarterback job. However, a new Raiders front office and coaching staff has targeted changes at the position, according to sources.
Sat, 28 Apr 2012 06:44:15 -0700
Free-agent QB Matt Leinart (Texans) is scheduled to visit the Oakland Raiders next week, a trip during which he is likely to sign with the team, according to league sources.
Sun, 18 Mar 2012 14:03:45 -0700
The Oakland Raiders could show interest in free-agent QB Matt Leinart (Texans) because of his relationship with offensive coordinator Greg Knapp.
Mon, 12 Mar 2012 18:34:34 -0700
The Houston Texans released QB Matt Leinart Monday, March 12.
Fri, 24 Feb 2012 10:16:06 -0800
Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak said QBs Matt Leinart and T.J. Yates will compete for the No. 2 quarterback job during training camp.
Fri, 02 Dec 2011 21:32:07 -0800
Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak said Friday, Dec. 2, that the surgery for QB Matt Leinart (collarbone) has been moved from Thursday, Dec. 1, to Tuesday, Dec. 6, because the quarterback is battling an illness.
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 20:13:52 -0800
The Houston Texans officially announced the signing of free-agent QB Jake Delhomme (Browns) Wednesday, Nov. 30, as well as the announcement that QB Matt Leinart (collarbone) has been placed on the season-ending Injured Reserve list.
Mon, 28 Nov 2011 14:43:08 -0800
Houston Texans QB Matt Leinart (collarbone) will need to have season-ending surgery to fix a fractured collarbone. The surgery will take place within the next week. QB T.J. Yates will start versus the Atlanta Falcons in Week 13, with QB Kellen Clemens as the backup.
Sun, 27 Nov 2011 13:43:35 -0800
Houston Texans QB Matt Leinart (collarbone) is expected to miss the rest of the season after suffering a broken collarbone in Week 12.
Sun, 27 Nov 2011 11:54:21 -0800
Updating a previous report, Houston Texans QB Matt Leinart (shoulder) will not return to the game Week 12 because of a left shoulder injury.
Sun, 27 Nov 2011 11:08:53 -0800
Houston Texans QB Matt Leinart (shoulder) left the game early in Week 12 after suffering a left shoulder injury and went to the locker room. He was replaced by QB T.J. Yates.
Mon, 14 Nov 2011 13:53:38 -0800
Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub (foot) suffered a significant foot injury in Week 10 and will miss some playing time. Schaub will be wearing a walking boot this week and is scheduled to meet with a foot specialist in the next week. QB Matt Leinart will start in Week 12 in place of Schaub.
Fantasy Tip: Leinart is a backup option if you're desperate or in an extremely deep league, but only because of the quality of the options surrounding him in the offense. Expect Houston to rely more on the running game coming out of their bye week with rushers Arian Foster and Ben Tate. Derrick Ward won't see much work as the third fiddle, thus limiting his fantasy worth. Andre Johnson (hamstring) and Owen Daniels will see a drop in value with Leinart targeting them, but the return of Johnson and Leinart under center is likely to hurt Jacoby Jones the most.
Fri, 21 Oct 2011 14:39:58 -0700
Houston Texans OG Mike Brisiel (shin), OT Duane Brown (knee), LB Brian Cushing (elbow), CB Johnathan Joseph (shoulder), QB Matt Leinart (thumb), S Danieal Manning (leg), LB DeMeco Ryans (hamstring) and LB Darryl Sharpton (back, groin) are listed as probable for Week 7. Brown, Cushing, Joseph, Leinart and Sharpton practiced in full Friday, Oct. 21.
Wed, 19 Oct 2011 22:13:38 -0700
Although QB Matt Leinart received more reps in practice Wednesday, Oct. 19, QB Matt Schaub (shoulder) is expected to start in Week 7. "We're giving Leinart a lot more work, especially on Wednesdays and Thursdays right now," head coach Gary Kubiak said. "(Schaub) is pushing through, and we just need to get him through a week where he's not getting beat up very much. But he worked today."
Wed, 31 Aug 2011 22:46:37 -0700
Houston Texans QBs Matt Leinart and T.J. Yates will split the snaps in the preseason finale Thursday, Sept. 1, against the Minnesota Vikings with QB Matt Schaub being rested.
Mon, 15 Aug 2011 16:25:05 -0700
Houston Texans QB Matt Leinart will see the bulk of snaps in the team's preseason game against the New York Jets Monday, Aug. 15.
Wed, 27 Jul 2011 11:01:10 -0700
The Houston Texans have agreed to terms with free-agent QB Matt Leinart (Texans). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Wed, 27 Jul 2011 00:05:19 -0700
The Washington Redskins have entered the bidding war for free-agent QB Matt Leinart (Texans), who is also drawing interest from the Seattle Seahawks. Leinart, as reported, is currently weighing his options.
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 23:23:49 -0700
Contrary to previous reports, unrestricted free-agent QB Matt Leinart (Texans) tweeted that he has not signed with the Seattle Seahawks. "I am still weighing the options," Leinart said on his Twitter account.
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 22:46:31 -0700
Seattle Seahawks QBs Charlie Whitehurst and newly acquired Tarvaris Jackson are expected to be given the first shot at battling for the team's starting quarterback duties. Jackson has experience in the offense, as he played in the same while with the Minnesota Vikings. They may not be the long-term answer to the quarterback position, as Seattle could revisit their quarterback position after the offseason. Free-agent QB Matt Leinart (Texans) may also be part of the equation in 2011.
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 16:27:34 -0700
The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to terms with free-agent QB Matt Leinart (Texans).
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 14:17:29 -0700
With the Seattle Seahawks bringing in QB Tarvaris Jackson, they are no longer interested in pursuing Philadelphia Eagles QB Kevin Kolb. The Seahawks are also expected to sign unrestricted free-agent QB Matt Leinart (Texans).
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 12:02:07 -0700
The Seattle Seahawks are monitoring the market for Philadelphia Eagles QB Kevin Kolb. It appears more and more likely the Seahawks will lose unrestricted free-agent QB Matt Hasselbeck, so the Seahawks will be in the market for Kolb but have concerns about giving up a first-round pick for him. The team has a backup plan in place, as they could continue to develop QB Charlie Whitehurst and possibly acquire unrestricted free-agent QBs Tarvaris Jackson (Vikings) and Matt Leinart (Texans).
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 07:18:57 -0700
The Seattle Seahawks are expected to give free-agent QB Matt Leinart (Texans) a look, and it might even be considered likely that he'll end up in Seattle. Not only did head coach Pete Carroll coach Leinart in college, but quarterbacks Carl Smith was Leinart's position coach in 2004.
Mon, 20 Jun 2011 06:56:16 -0700
At this point, it would almost be an upset if the Seattle Seahawks did not sign Houston Texans impending free-agent QB Matt Leinart to come in as a backup. The Seahawks might not be crazy about what they have seen of Leinart on tape, but head coach Pete Carroll has won a lot of games with him, and he thinks he can win some more.
Sun, 29 May 2011 12:49:40 -0700
The Seattle Seahawks could show interest in Houston Texans impending free-agent QB Matt Leinart once free agency begins.
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 21:52:00 -0700
The Houston Texans picked North Carolina QB T.J. Yates with their pick in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. Yates gives the team four signal callers, but QB Matt Leinart might be a restricted free agent in 2011 depending on the NFL labor situation. "We needed some depth," offensive coordinator Rick Dennison said Saturday, April 30.
Wed, 02 Mar 2011 20:11:44 -0800
The Houston Texans offered first-round tenders to TE Owen Daniels and QB Matt Leinart Wednesday, March 2, according to the Houston Chronicle's John McClain. WR Jacoby Jones, DL Mark Anderson and OG Mike Brisiel received second-round tenders. OT Rashad Butler received a third-round tender. RB Arian Foster was also tendered and will make $480,000 next year.