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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 17:35:36 -0700
Green Bay Packers QB Matt Blanchard has looked well ahead of rookie QB Brett Hundley in the competition for the team's No. 3 quarterback job. "Matt Blanchard had a heck of a day today," Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Tuesday, June 16. "I'll just tell you what I told him when I met him in April [at his workout]. I said, 'Why the hell don't you have a job?'" It's not guaranteed the Packers even keep a third quarterback out of training camp, but if they do Hundley may be the one they end up choosing based on his potential as a fifth-round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:40:10 -0700
Free-agent QB Matt Blanchard (Panthers) signed with the Green Bay Packers Wednesday, April 15. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:43:58 -0800
Carolina Panthers QB Matt Blanchard, Detroit Lions RB Montell Owens, New Orleans Saints WR Joe Morgan, Oakland Raiders LB Jamar Chaney, Philadelphia Eagles DB Rashad Carmichael and Washington Redskins LB Steve Beauharnais, LB Everette Brown and DB Greg Ducre cleared waivers and became free agents Wednesday, Dec. 10.
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:40:34 -0800
Carolina Panthers QB Matt Blanchard (concussion) was put on no-recall waivers from the Reserve/Injured list Tuesday, Dec. 9.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:21:58 -0700
Carolina Panthers QB Matt Blanchard (concussion) and C Kevin Matthews (undisclosed) were placed on Reserve/Injured and WR De'Andre Presley (stress fracture) was placed on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list Tuesday, Aug. 26.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:35:50 -0700
Carolina Panthers QB Matt Blanchard (concussion), who suffered a concussion in the team's preseason game last week, is going through the league's concussion protocol and isn't expected to play in the team's final preseason game Thursday, Aug. 28.
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:39:04 -0700
Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton held a three-day throwing session with WR Kelvin Benjamin, QBs Joe Webb and Matt Blanchard, one tight end and nine other receivers this week.
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:22:13 -0700
Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton will work with his wide receivers before training camp gets underway to try to get on the same page after missing time due to an ankle issue. "It's been more difficult because Cam's coming off an ankle injury and he had to get surgery, so we couldn't throw with him as much as we would like," Panthers receiver Tiquan Underwood said.
"I know we're all going to get together next week in Charlotte. We're just going to try to speed up the process. We're all going to throw -- Derek Anderson, Cam Newton, Joe Webb, Matt Blanchard and all the receivers -- just to work on timing and get that down pat before camp."
Fantasy Tip: Newton and his wide receivers are behind after not getting much work in during the offseason program. This is a good start to help get back up to speed before the full squad reports at the end of the month. Newton remains a fringe QB1 option for fantasy players thanks to his questionable receiving targets.
Tue, 14 Jan 2014 11:57:38 -0800
The Carolina Panthers signed WR Brenton Bersin, QB Matt Blanchard, LB Ben Jacobs, OG Michael Jasper, TE D.C. Jefferson, OT Andrew McDonald, CB De'Andre Presley and DE Craig Roh to futures contracts Tuesday, Jan. 14. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 05:18:59 -0700
The Carolina Panthers signed free-agent QB Matt Blanchard (Bears) to the practice squad.
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 12:00:35 -0700
The Chicago Bears reached an injury settlement with QB Matt Blanchard (hand) Tuesday, Aug. 27.
Mon, 26 Aug 2013 21:53:51 -0700
Chicago Bears QB Matt Blanchard (hand), CB Zackary Bowman (hamstring), DT Corvey Irvin (ankle), OT Jonathan Scott (knee) and LB J.T. Thomas (hamstring) remained sidelined from practice Monday, Aug. 26.
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 09:33:26 -0700
Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman said Monday, Aug. 19, that neither QB Jay Cutler nor QB Josh McCown will play in the preseason finale Aug. 29, against the Cleveland Browns. QBs Trent Edwards and Jordan Palmer will get a chance to earn a job, likely splitting the reps. QB Matt Blanchard (hand) was in line to be the third quarterback, but he suffered a hand injury which might sideline him up to a month.
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 09:29:26 -0700
Chicago Bears WR Earl Bennett (concussion), QB Matt Blanchard (hand), DT Corvey Irvin (ankle), LS Patrick Mannelly (rib), DT Henry Melton (concussion), DE Cheta Ozougwu (hamstring)and FB Harvey Unga (rib) each missed practice Monday, Aug. 19.
Fri, 16 Aug 2013 09:13:28 -0700
Chicago Bears QB Matt Blanchard (hand) broke his left, non-throwing hand in the team's second preseason game Thursday, Aug. 15. The injury puts Blanchard's chances of making the 53-man roster or practice squad in jeopardy.
Mon, 07 Jan 2013 13:18:43 -0800
The Chicago Bears have signed QB Matt Blanchard and WR Terrence Toliver to futures contract. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.
Tue, 04 Dec 2012 12:05:17 -0800
The Chicago Bears released QB Matt Blanchard and re-signed FB Harvey Unga Tuesday, Dec. 4.
Mon, 12 Nov 2012 08:51:55 -0800
The Chicago Bears likely do not feel comfortable at this point asking QB Matt Blanchard, who is on the team's practice squad, to fill the role of backup quarterback if QB Jay Cutler (concussion) misses time. As a result, the team is expected to re-sign free-agent QB Josh McCown.
Sun, 02 Sep 2012 14:57:44 -0700
The Chicago Bears have signed RB Armando Allen, WR Joe Anderson, QB Matt Blanchard, OT Cory Brandon, OT James Brown, CB Isaiah Frey, RB Harvey Unga and DE Aston Whiteside to their practice squad.
Sun, 26 Aug 2012 11:03:10 -0700
The Chicago Bears have waived QB Matt Blanchard, WRs Terriun Crump and Chris Summers, DE Derek Walker, LB K.C. Asiodu and SS Trevor Coston. The team also waived injured OG Nick Pieschel (undisclosed) and LB Adrien Cole (undisclosed).