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Tue, 29 Aug 2006 14:44:48 -0700
Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports the New York Giants have released QB Rob Johnson.
Sun, 27 Aug 2006 13:50:21 -0700
Mike Garafolo, of the Newark Star-Ledger, reports New York Giants QB Rob Johnson was not seen in the team's locker room Sunday, Aug. 27, and might have been released by the team.
Mon, 21 Aug 2006 01:07:19 -0700
Arthur Staple, of Newsday, reports New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said the competition for the backup quarterback job. QBs Tim Hasselbeck, Rob Johnson and Jared Lorenzen are all competing for the position.
Sun, 20 Aug 2006 10:02:22 -0700
The New York Times reports New York Giants QB Rob Johnson, who is fighting for the backup job with QBs Jared Lorenzen and Tim Hasselbeck, said he was slightly more pleased with his performance in Thursday night's game, Aug. 17, against the Kansas City Chiefs after watching the game film.
Thu, 17 Aug 2006 20:08:38 -0700
The Associated Press reports New York Giants backup QB Rob Johnson replaced QB Eli Manning midway through the second quarter of the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 17, and played five series, completing 7 of 14 passes for 62 yards.
Wed, 16 Aug 2006 19:41:02 -0700
John Altavilla, of The Hartford Courant, reports New York Giants QB Rob Johnson (elbow) played with his injured right throwing elbow Dec. 22, 2003, when he was with the Oakland Raiders. Johnson was called in to replace QB Rick Mirer in the third quarter. Johnson said, "I knew there was a problem long before my last game with the Raiders. Coach [Bill] Callahan knew. They weren't even letting me practice during the week, but he still let me be the backup. I just couldn't get a grip on the ball. I could deal with the pain, but I couldn't pump gas. It hurt to even shake people's hands." Johnson will play in his first game since then Thursday, Aug. 17. The game could decide Johnson's future in the NFL and he added, "It's huge. It always comes down to how you play in the game. Practice is big, but there's always good practice players who don't make the jump in games and the coaches want to see performance. That's what I'm looking forward to doing. Every time you go out there and put yourself on tape you're trying out not only for the Giants but everyone else."
Mon, 14 Aug 2006 19:54:28 -0700
Arthur Staple, of Newsday, reports New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said QB Rob Johnson (elbow) will work with the No. 2 unit Thursday, Aug. 17.
Wed, 09 Aug 2006 20:19:12 -0700
John Branch, of the New York Times, reports New York Giants QB Eli Manning will be relieved by QB Tim Hasselbeck, then QB Jared Lorenzen, in Friday's preseason game Aug. 11. QB Rob Johnson is not likely to play until the second preseason game.
Wed, 09 Aug 2006 20:07:37 -0700
Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants QB Rob Johnson (elbow) will not play in the preseason opener Friday, Aug. 11.
Mon, 07 Aug 2006 06:51:54 -0700
Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants QB Rob Johnson's shoulder has been getting sore. Johnson is returning from taking two years off from football and his arm is still getting readjusted to the rigors of football. "It will be stronger once we go back to one-a-days," Johnson said. "It's pretty worn down, but it'll be fine."
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