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Mon, 04 Mar 2013 12:13:55 -0800
The Cleveland Browns could show interest in San Diego Chargers QB Charlie Whitehurst if he is released this offseason because offensive coordinator Norv Turner coached him when he was with San Diego.
Fri, 24 Aug 2012 10:19:47 -0700
San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner said QB Philip Rivers will sit out the third preseason game Friday, Aug. 24. Turner said QB Charlie Whitehurst is starting the game because he wants to see how he works with the starters.
Mon, 06 Aug 2012 23:45:20 -0700
San Diego Chargers backup QB Charlie Whitehurst (knee) returned to practice on a limited basis Monday, Aug. 5. He said he is feeling pretty good and it was nice to get back on the field. He is returning from a strained MCL in his right knee.
Tue, 31 Jul 2012 22:32:54 -0700
San Diego Chargers SS Atari Bigby (undisclosed), CB Marcus Gilchrist (undisclosed), OT Phillip Trautwein (undisclosed), OG Johnnie Troutman (pectoral) and QB Charlie Whitehurst (knee) worked out on the rehab field Tuesday, July 31, at training camp.
Mon, 30 Jul 2012 05:38:49 -0700
San Diego Chargers QB Jarrett Lee has been impressive so far in training camp. Lee has been seeing extra reps with QB Charlie Whitehurst (knee) nursing a knee injury.
Fri, 27 Jul 2012 11:06:20 -0700
San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner said QB Charlie Whitehurst (knee) has been diagnosed with a medial collateral ligament strain and is expected to miss around two weeks.
Thu, 26 Jul 2012 17:53:57 -0700
San Diego Chargers QB Charlie Whitehurst (knee) left practice Thursday, July 26, after getting hit during team drills. Whitehurst was on the sidelines with his knee wrapped with ice.
Fri, 16 Mar 2012 16:58:39 -0700
The San Diego Chargers agreed to terms with free-agent QB Charlie Whitehurst (Seahawks) on a two-year contract Friday, March 16.
Sat, 14 Jan 2012 08:50:01 -0800
The Seattle Seahawks likely will not re-sign impending free-agent QB Charlie Whitehurst this offseason.
Wed, 02 Nov 2011 12:58:12 -0700
Seattle Seahawks QB Tarvaris Jackson (pectoral) will take the majority of first-team repetitions at quarterback over QB Charlie Whitehurst in practice Wednesday, Nov. 2. "He'll still be on the injury list all week," head coach Pete Carroll said. "He's got to make it through the week, but it's much more encouraging at this time than it was at any of the last couple weeks. So that's a good deal."
Sun, 30 Oct 2011 20:28:52 -0700
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said Sunday, Oct. 30, that he was hopeful of resting QB Tarvaris Jackson (pectoral) for one more week, but he was thrust into action with QB Charlie Whitehurst ineffective to start the Week 8 game. "I was hoping to see that we could rest (Tarvaris) for another week," Carroll said. "I was hoping to do that." Jackson ended up coming on after two drives by Whitehurst and throwing for a career-high 323 yards off the bench.
Sun, 30 Oct 2011 18:31:20 -0700
Seattle Seahawks QB Tarvaris Jackson (pectoral) did not start in Week 8 against the Cincinnati Bengals, but he relieved QB Charlie Whitehurst after just two drives. He completed 21 of 40 passes for 323 yards, no touchdowns and one interception.
Sun, 30 Oct 2011 13:49:50 -0700
Seattle Seahawks QB Charlie Whitehurst started in the team's Week 8 game.
Thu, 27 Oct 2011 18:07:40 -0700
Seattle Seahawks QB Charlie Whitehurst took a majority of the snaps with the first-team offense during practice Thursday, Oct. 27.
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 22:56:27 -0700
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said Wednesday, Oct. 26, that the decision on the starting quarterback between QBs Tarvaris Jackson (pectoral) and Charlie Whitehurst might be a game-time decision. "We just need to steal as much time as we can before we extend him, so that's how we'll go about it," Carroll said. "(Jackson) will be ready to go in terms of playing the mental side of it by the end of this week. We just need to see physically if he can handle it."
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 12:44:16 -0700
Seattle Seahawks QBs Charlie Whitehurst and Tarvaris Jackson (pectoral) will split reps with the first-team offense during practice this week.
Sun, 23 Oct 2011 14:52:21 -0700
Seattle Seahawks QB Charlie Whitehurst went 12-for-30 for 97 yards and one interception against the Cleveland Browns in Week 7.
Fri, 21 Oct 2011 10:58:53 -0700
Seattle Seahawks QB Charlie Whitehurst said he believes he had a good week of practice and is confident he would play well in Week 7 if he starts in place of injured QB Tarvaris Jackson (pectoral).
Thu, 20 Oct 2011 05:29:40 -0700
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said he might wait until game time Week 7 to decide on his starting quarterback for the game. QB Tarvaris Jackson (pectoral) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 19. Carroll said QB Charlie Whitehurst will take the first-team reps in practice throughout the week and the Seahawks will prepare as though he will start.
Wed, 19 Oct 2011 12:35:16 -0700
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said QB Charlie Whitehurst will take all of the snaps with the first-team offense during practice Wednesday, Oct. 19.
Mon, 17 Oct 2011 16:40:39 -0700
Seattle Seahawks QB Tarvaris Jackson's (pectoral) status for Week 7 is still in doubt after he suffered a high grade strain of his right pectoral muscle in Week 5. If he can't go, QB Charlie Whitehurst will start.
Tue, 11 Oct 2011 17:57:51 -0700
Seattle Seahawks QB Charlie Whitehurst was working with the first-team offense in practice Tuesday, Oct. 11, and he'll do so throughout the bye week practices. There is no guarantee QB Tarvaris Jackson (pectoral) will be ready in Week 7 after the bye, so Whitehurst might get a start.
Mon, 10 Oct 2011 20:25:21 -0700
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll stressed Monday, Oct. 10, that when QB Tarvaris Jackson (pectoral) is healthy, he will remain as the starting quarterback. If Jackson can't go in Week 7, QB Charlie Whitehurst will start with QB Josh Portis as the backup. "Is it controversial if you have two quarterbacks that can play?," Carroll asked. "I think it's great that we do."
Mon, 10 Oct 2011 20:24:45 -0700
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll credited general manager John Schneider for finding players like undrafted WR Doug Baldwin, CFL import CB Brandon Browner and backup QB Charlie Whitehurst, who contributed to the win in Week 5. "It's wholly John Schneider," Carroll said. "Finding guys for us. He was the first guy to mention Charlie's name. He was the first guy to be so over the top about (Baldwin). He brought (Browner's) name to me. He never rests on the opportunity to make this team better, and I think he deserves all the credit."
Mon, 10 Oct 2011 15:10:53 -0700
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said QB Tarvaris Jackson (pectoral) has a strained pectoral muscle and his status for Week 7 is uncertain. QB Charlie Whitehurst would start if Jackson is not able to play.
Sun, 21 Aug 2011 11:14:13 -0700
Seattle Seahawks QB Tarvaris Jackson continues to receive support from head coach Pete Carroll despite another poor preseason showing. Jackson hit 11 of 21 passes for 75 yards and an interception, which was returned for a touchdown, against the Minnesota Vikings. Carroll said the team needs to give Jackson more help and protect him better. The Seahawks' offensive line was manhandled by the Vikings, which led to Jackson spending most of his time on the field running for his life or being knocked down when attempting passes. The interception he threw wasn't his fault, either, as it slid through the hands of WR Golden Tate and into the hands of a defender. Despite QB Charlie Whitehurst looking solid in the second half, hitting 14 of 19 passes for 97 yards and a touchdown, Carroll said there is not a quarterback controversy -- or even a battle -- in Seattle.
Sat, 20 Aug 2011 22:57:47 -0700
Seattle Seahawks QB Charlie Whitehurst completed 14 of his 19 pass attempts for 97 yards and a touchdown in the preseason game Saturday, Aug. 20, against the Minnesota Vikings.
Mon, 15 Aug 2011 12:09:40 -0700
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said he is not ready to open up the quarterback competition at this point even though QB Charlie Whitehurst played well in the preseason game Thursday, Aug. 11. Carroll said QB Tarvaris Jackson is still the starter at this point.
Sat, 30 Jul 2011 11:47:15 -0700
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll has named QB Tarvaris Jackson as the starting quarterback ahead of QB Charlie Whitehurst heading into training camp
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 19:23:01 -0700
Seattle Seahawks QB Charlie Whitehurst, who is expected to compete for the starting quarterback duties during training camp, said the team is diving into the new playbook and trying to get offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell's system down. He noted it is a similar terminology to what they had last year, but there are different plays and procedures to learn. Whitehurst said he would love to be the team's starting quarterback this year, but noted he is simply going to go out on the field and work.
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 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).
Mon, 06 Jun 2011 07:27:46 -0700
Seattle Seahawks QB Charlie Whitehurst is planning on being the team's starting quarterback this upcoming season. Although Whitehurst is the only quarterback under contract, he acknowledges the Seahawks will add a veteran quarterback. "Luckily I'm not going through the free-agent stuff like some guys are going through. I know I'm the only quarterback that's on the roster right now, and I'm sure that will change eventually when we get it figured out. I look at it like I'm going to get the chance to be the starter, and I think I can do it. That's what I plan to do. Whenever we figure it out, I'll compete as hard as I can to make that happen."
Thu, 05 May 2011 09:24:01 -0700
Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider said there is a 50-50 chance that QB Charlie Whitehurst will enter training camp as the team's starting quarterback.
Sun, 01 May 2011 11:12:53 -0700
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said the team did not take a quarterback during the 2011 NFL Draft because they like what they have in QB Charlie Whitehurst. "We're happy with Charlie, and hoping he's going to flourish and blossom and all of that," Carroll said. "He's a guy in my mind I'm not feeling like we missed out on a quarterback opportunity because Charlie's growing with us."
Wed, 05 Jan 2011 11:32:50 -0800
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said QBs Matt Hasselbeck (hip) and Charlie Whitehurst will be available to play in the team's Wild Card playoff game but he has not named the starter for the game yet, reports Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times.
Wed, 05 Jan 2011 06:20:53 -0800
Seattle Seahawks QBs Matt Hasselbeck (hip) and Charlie Whitehurst split reps during practice Tuesday, Jan. 4, but head coach Pete Carroll is not ready to name a starter for the team's Wild Card playoff game, reports ESPN.com.
Wed, 29 Dec 2010 20:20:28 -0800
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll called a return by QB Matt Hasselbeck (hip) "against the odds" Wednesday, Dec. 29, but Hasselbeck insists he'll be ready to play in Week 17 against the St. Louis Rams, reports The Associated Press. Carroll said that the team is moving ahead with plans to start QB Charlie Whitehurst.
Wed, 29 Dec 2010 20:19:42 -0800
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said Wednesday, Dec. 29, that the team is moving ahead with plans to start QB Charlie Whitehurst in Week 17 against the St. Louis Rams, reports The Associated Press. Carroll said that QB Matt Hasselbeck (hip) continues to rehab, but playing in Week 17 would be "against the odds."
Tue, 28 Dec 2010 09:38:12 -0800
Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (hip) is determined to play in the team's Week 17 game, according to Clare Farnsworth, of Seahawks.com. However, the team is preparing for QB Charlie Whitehurst to start in the game. "Matt is absolutely determined to be playing in this game. He's already stated, 'I'm going to be there. I'll be ready for us,'" head coach Pete Carroll said. "If we knew this injury differently, we might be able to predict it. It's just a very unusual spot that Matt sustained the strain. We just don't know how to predict what's going to happen. So with that uncertainty, we're moving ahead without uncertainty."
Mon, 27 Dec 2010 14:51:28 -0800
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said the team is preparing as if QB Charlie Whitehurst will be the starting quarterback in Week 17 because of the injury to QB Matt Hasselbeck (hip), reports Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times. Carroll said Hasselbeck's injury could be managed and that Hasselbeck may still start the game.
Mon, 27 Dec 2010 09:44:28 -0800
Seattle Seahawks QB Charlie Whitehurst did not complete a pass of more than 15 yards after entering the team's Week 16 game, reports The Seattle Times' Danny O'Neil.
Mon, 20 Dec 2010 21:24:10 -0800
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said Monday, Dec. 20, that QB Matt Hasselbeck will start in Week 16 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, reports Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times. "We're going with Matt," Carroll said Monday. "Matt has been our quarterback. He has been the guy that has given us a chance all throughout, and gives us our best chance to finish off right." Hasselbeck was benched midway through the second half of Week 15 against the Atlanta Falcons in favor of QB Charlie Whitehurst.
Sun, 19 Dec 2010 18:29:55 -0800
Updating a previous report, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll was noncommittal on his starting quarterback for Week 16 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to Eric Williams, of the Tacoma News Tribune. Starting QB Matt Hasselbeck was pulled in the third quarter in Week 15 against the Atlanta Falcons, with QB Charlie Whitehurst finishing up. "I know you're all wondering what it means, but we'll go back to work next week and take a look at everything like we always do," Carroll said. "We'll evaluate what we need to do and all of that. I'm not doing anything or making a decision about the quarterback situation."
Sun, 19 Dec 2010 17:14:06 -0800
Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck was pulled in the third quarter of the Week 15 loss against the Atlanta Falcons, reports Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times. QB Charlie Whitehurst replaced Hasselbeck after he went 10-of-17 for 71 yards, no touchdowns and two interceptions. Hasselbeck also lost a fumble.
Sun, 07 Nov 2010 17:15:22 -0800
Seattle Seahawks QB Charlie Whitehurst went 12-for-23 for one touchdown and two interceptions against the New York Giants in Week 9, according to The Associated Press.
Thu, 04 Nov 2010 18:49:21 -0700
Seattle Seahawks QB Charlie Whitehurst, who will start for the team during Week 9, brings some question marks to the field, reports Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times. While Whitehurst throws a nice deep ball, his ability to quickly read through his progressions and his touch on the short passing game are the biggest questions he has to answer.
Thu, 04 Nov 2010 13:03:02 -0700
Seattle Seahawks QB Charlie Whitehurst will start in Week 9 in place of injured QB Matt Hasselbeck (concussion), according to Seahawks.com.
Wed, 03 Nov 2010 20:10:05 -0700
Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (concussion) will try to pass the league's mandated concussion testing and practice Thursday, Nov. 4, according to ESPN.com. Head coach Pete Carroll said QB Charlie Whitehurst will receive most of the repetitions in practice with QB Zac Robinson also seeing a few reps.
Fri, 03 Sep 2010 06:20:38 -0700
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said he was pleased with how QB Charlie Whitehurst played during the preseason and is confident in Whitehurst if the team needs him to play, reports Eric Williams, of The Tacoma News Tribune. "Charlie had a great preseason for us, save for a couple picks that he threw," Carroll said. "He really had a very good preseason. And he's Seahawk now. He knows what he's doing. And he understands that he can run the offense. And we feel very confident that he can come in and help us if we need him."