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Tue, 06 Sep 2005 17:00:26 -0700
Barry Jackson, of the Miami Herald, reports CBS Sports has paired former NFL QB Rich Gannon with Craig Bolerjack on their No. 8 announcing team. Other CBS announcing teams: Jim Nantz-Phil Simms, Dick Enberg-Dan Dierdorf, Kevin Harlan-Randy Cross, Gus Johnson-Brent Jones, Ian Eagle-Solomon Wilcots, Don Criqui-Steve Tasker, Bill Macatee-Steve Beuerlein.
Wed, 20 Jul 2005 14:56:12 -0700
Patnhers.com reports former Carolina Panthers QB Steve Beuerlein and Gary Williams will form the broadcast team for the telecasts of the Carolina Panthers four preseason games, while Pete Yanity will return as the sideline reporter. Williams, who will handle the play-by-play duties, is the host of "The Morning Sports Page," the top-rated morning sports radio talk show in Charlotte. Yanity, sports director at WSPA-TV in Spartanburg, enters his fifth season as the Panthers sideline reporter for preseason contests.
Wed, 28 Jul 2004 11:28:47 -0700
ESPN.com reports the QB Steve Beuerlein retired Wednesday, July 28, as a member of the Carolina Panthers.
Fri, 09 Jul 2004 09:33:10 -0700
Scott Fowler, of the Charlotte Observer, reports free agent QB Steve Beuerlein (Broncos) has not announced his retirement from the NFL, but has refused feelers from teams that wanted him to serve as the No. 2 or No. 3 quarterback. "It's not an impossibility, but it's an improbability," Beuerlein said Thursday, July 8. "I'm at peace with saying I'm done with playing. Probably." The 39-year-old Beuerlein is close to signing an agreement with CBS that will allow him to broadcast eight NFL games this season as a color analyst.
Tue, 11 May 2004 11:55:02 -0700
Lee Rasizer, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports free agent QB Steve Beuerlein (Broncos), who was released by the Denver Broncos on Monday, May 10, is not sure whether he will retire after 17 seasons in the NFL. A source close to Beuerlein indicated the veteran quarterback is likely to only consider a return to Denver, given his familiarity with the Broncos' offensive system, his close relationship with Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan and family considerations. His recent medical history is also a factor, as Beuerlein's 2003 season ended with a broken little finger in October. Beuerlein, who had two surgeries on his right hand, recently began throwing.
Mon, 10 May 2004 13:11:39 -0700
The Denver Broncos have announced the team has waived QB Steve Beuerlein.
Sat, 08 May 2004 19:58:07 -0700
Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan has announced that the team intends to release QB Steve Beuerlein (finger/hand) on Monday, May 10, according to Andrew Mason of DenverBroncos.com, but it may not signal the end of his career with the team. "He's going to work out and make a decision later on as to if he's going to come back and play football," Shanahan said. "Right now, he doesn't know. He's got that injury and he's recuperating right now. He feels like he wants to play another year; he's just not sure if he wants to play another year." Beuerlein has undergone two surgeries in recent months, having had finger surgery in October 2003 (with several pins inserted in his finger to aid healing), as well as having a second operation performed during the offseason, to fix a problem between his ring finger and his pinkie.
Wed, 31 Mar 2004 14:13:40 -0800
Adam Schefter, of the Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan is expected to speak with Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein. There have been no indications that the Broncos intend to bring him back.
Wed, 31 Mar 2004 03:42:33 -0800
Lynn DeBruin, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports retirement remains an option for Denver Broncos backup QB Steve Beuerlein.
Thu, 04 Mar 2004 21:29:41 -0800
Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan said Thursday, March 4, said the team will address the backup quarterback position after the NFL Draft. He said the team needs to sit down next week to talk and go through some film again. In regards to Steve Beuerlein, Shanahan said the two sides haven't talked and he told Beuerlein to get away for a few months.
Mon, 01 Mar 2004 12:21:23 -0800
The Denver Post reports Denver Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein is scheduled to earn $1 million in base salary for 2004, but is likely to be released in a cost-cutting move.
Mon, 27 Oct 2003 16:13:37 -0800
Denver Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein (finger) underwent surgery Monday, Oct. 27, to repair a broken finger on his throwing hand.
Sat, 25 Oct 2003 10:55:39 -0700
Updating previous reports, Lee Rasizer, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos QB Jarious Jackson ended up as the only serviceable quarterback during Friday's practice, Oct. 24, as QB Danny Kanell came down with the flu. Head coach Mike Shanahan is not sure if Kanell will be able to play in Week 8. "I really don't know," coach Mike Shanahan said of Kanell's availability. "He's got a touch of the flu, and we'll see how he is in a couple days." With QBs Jake Plummer (foot) and Steve Beuerlein (finger) sidelined with injuries, Jackson could wind up as the starting quarterback for Week 8.
Tue, 21 Oct 2003 16:23:32 -0700
The Denver Broncos announced that they placed QB Steve Beuerlein (finger) on injured reserve Tuesday, Oct. 21.
Mon, 20 Oct 2003 15:43:27 -0700
Updating previous reports, Denver Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein (finger) suffered a broken pinkie finger, not dislocated, and could be out 4-6 weeks, but very well may have played his last game of his 17-year career.
Sun, 19 Oct 2003 16:45:01 -0700
Updating previous reports, the Associated Press reports Denver Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein (finger) dislocated the pinkie finger on his throwing hand in Week 7 and will miss three to four weeks of action as a result. Head coach Mike Shanahan said the team will have to go out and sign a free agent QB this week.
Sun, 19 Oct 2003 12:25:59 -0700
Denver Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein (hand) has been taken to the locker room for tests after suffering an injury to his hand during Week 7. He's been replaced by QB Danny Kanell.
Thu, 16 Oct 2003 18:33:29 -0700
Denver Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein takes over for at least the next four weeks, but his lack of mobility means added pressure for Denver to get the running game going.
Sun, 12 Oct 2003 13:36:04 -0700
Denver Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein got the starting nod in place of injured QB Jake Plummer (shoulder), who is active for the game.
Fri, 10 Oct 2003 14:34:14 -0700
The Associated Press reports even though Denver Broncos QB Jake Plummer's (shoulder) injured shoulder is improving, Broncos backup QB Steve Beuerlein is prepared to start Sunday, Oct. 12, against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Beuerlein, who got significant work in practice all week, insisted he has not been told whether he will start. But asked whether he expected to be the starter Sunday, he said, "I expect that to be the case right now. With the reps I took (Friday) and the general feeling I get, yeah. I've seen more surprising things happen in my life, but I would expect that to be the case."
Sun, 14 Sep 2003 14:29:42 -0700
CBS Sports reports Denver Broncos QB Jake Plummer (concussion) has suffered a mild concussion in the second quarter of Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers. Backup Steve Beuerlein has entered as the Broncos quarterback.
Tue, 01 Apr 2003 11:49:16 -0800
The Denver Broncos have announced QB Steve Beuerlein has contacted head coach Mike Shanahan and told him he will indeed return to the team for the 2003 season.
Sat, 29 Mar 2003 05:19:07 -0800
The Rocky Mountain News reports Denver Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein isn’t expected to attend the team’s off-season conditioning program.
Mon, 24 Mar 2003 05:44:10 -0800
The Rocky Mountain News reports one Denver Broncos official said the team was very optimistic QB Steve Beuerlein would return for his 17th NFL season to backup starting QB Jake Plummer. Beuerlein has one year remaining on his four-year deal. A new deal hadn't been finalized yet, but it would give Beuerlein additional financial incentives should he end up stepping into the starting role at any point.
Sat, 22 Mar 2003 11:48:17 -0800
The Rocky Mountain News reports Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen said he expects a decision soon from QB Steve Beuerlein, who is considering whether to return as Denver's backup or retire.
Mon, 10 Mar 2003 05:24:05 -0800
Updating previous reports, the Denver Post reports Denver Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein is still thinking over his situation for the 2003 season. He and coach Mike Shanahan met last Friday. Beuerlein said it could be well into next month before any decision is final.
Thu, 06 Mar 2003 20:40:27 -0800
The AP reports Denver Broncos coach Mike Shanahan is trying to convince QB Steve Beuerlein to return to the team for one more year. Shanahan said he plans to fly to Charlotte, N.C., on Friday to talk with Beuerlein and his wife about coming back for at least one more year. "I can't tell you for sure what direction he's going to go, but I'd like him back here," Shanahan said Thursday. "He's a class act. He's a great football player. But until I sit down and talk to him personally, I can't tell you for sure."
Wed, 05 Mar 2003 06:53:11 -0800
Updating previous reports, the Rocky Mountain News reports if the Denver Broncos are unable to sign free agent QB Jake Plummer (Cardinals) and they do in fact decide to release QB Brian Griese, the team could turn to veteran QB Steve Beuerlein as their starter in 2003. “I’m sure if Steve felt he had a good chance at the (starting) job, he would stay and fight off the young athletic guy behind him in Jarious Jackson,” said assistant head coach Alex Gibbs. “They would probably head in that direction and continue to investigate other potential guys.”
Mon, 30 Dec 2002 16:05:11 -0800
DenverBroncos.com reports Denver Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein is heading home to North Carolina for the off-season. His trip home gives him a chance to consider his future. Coach Mike Shanahan has told the QB he wants him back next season. "The ball's in my court in terms of whether I want to keep playing or not, no doubt about it," Beuerlein said. "(Shanahan has) made it very clear to me that they'd want me back." Beuerlein didn't come away completely unscathed from the 2002 season. "I've got some hand issues. My hands are kind of messed up," he said. "For whatever reason, my hands have taken a beating this year, so we're going to try and get them back and see if I can get them back into golf shape."
Thu, 26 Dec 2002 09:49:12 -0800
The Rocky Mountain News reports Denver Broncos QB Brian Griese admitted his future with the team is unclear, especially now after the team has benched him in favor of QB Steve Beuerlein. For the first time in a while, head coach Mike Shanahan didn’t back his QB. “Our decisions will be based on people performing, not money,” Shanahan said. “Once I base playing time on the salary cap, on draft choices, I lose this football team.” If the Broncos were to release Griese after June 1, they would save $4.75 million he is due to earn in base salary in 2003. However, he would still count $2.1 million against the salary cap next year and $6.3 million against the cap in 2004.
Wed, 25 Dec 2002 23:03:38 -0800
Associated Press reports the Denver Broncos are going with QB Steve Beuerlein as their starting quarterback in week seventeen. QB Brian Griese (knee) is out of the lineup even if his knee heals enough to allow him to play.
Sun, 22 Dec 2002 14:32:44 -0800
Denver Broncos QB Brian Griese (left knee) has been forced out of week sixteen’s game vs. Oakland after being sacked by Raiders LB Bill Romanowski. Steve Beuerlein has replaced him on the field. Griese re-injured his left knee according to CBS Sports and his return is questionable.
Fri, 29 Nov 2002 14:21:41 -0800
According to the Associated Press, Denver Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein will start Sunday against San Diego because Brian Griese (knee) is still favoring his sprained left knee. Coach Mike Shanahan decided to start Beuerlein after reviewing practice this week. Shanahan will decide Sunday if Griese can dress as the team's No. 2 QB.
Mon, 18 Nov 2002 13:37:34 -0800
Associated Press reports QB Steve Beuerlein will start for the Denver Broncos in week twelve against Indianapolis.
Sun, 17 Nov 2002 15:33:41 -0800
CBS Sports reports Denver Broncos QB Brian Griese (sprained right knee) is OUT for the rest of Sunday's game. He has been replaced by QB Steve Beuerlein.
Sat, 09 Nov 2002 06:52:30 -0800
The Daily Camera reports Denver Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein will take over as holder during place kicking duties for P Tom Rouen, who was cut during the team’s bye week.
Sat, 28 Sep 2002 13:52:55 -0700
The Associated Press reports Denver Broncos QB Brian Griese (ankle) practiced again Saturday. He appears to be ready to play Monday night. Griese has made a rapid recovery, sharing snaps with backup QB Steve Beuerlein in both the Friday and Saturday practices. Coach Mike Shanahan admitted he was surprised at Griese's quick recovery.
Fri, 27 Sep 2002 20:20:49 -0700
Associated Press reports Denver Broncos QB Brian Griese (ankle) practiced on Friday and remains probable for Monday night’s game against the Ravens. He split time with backup Steve Beuerlein during workouts and will do so again on Saturday. Head coach Mike Shanahan said Griese looked pretty good and they’re hoping he doesn’t have any setbacks and can practice again Saturday.
Sun, 08 Sep 2002 20:07:57 -0700
According to the Associated Press, Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan was close to benching QB Brian Griese during the second-half of Sunday’s win over the Rams in favor of QB Steve Beuerlein. However, Rams’ kicker Jeff Wilkins missed a field goal so Shanahan opted to leave Griese on the field. Griese threw two INTs and fumbled in the third quarter, but came out firing after he was almost sent to the bench. He hit 4-of-4 passes for 56 yards and a 23 yard TD on the deciding drive.
Mon, 05 Aug 2002 23:06:01 -0700
The AP reports the Denver Broncos released their first depth chart Monday and, as expected, QB Brian Griese is No. 1 on the chart. However, coach Mike Shanahan said no player has locked up a starting spot, including Griese. "There's not a starter on our football team that has a position won if he doesn't play well and doesn't practice well," Shanahan said. "If Steve Beuerlein is practicing better and playing better than Brian, then Steve would get that job, just like any other position."
Wed, 31 Jul 2002 02:04:40 -0700
The Denver Post reports Denver Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein (elbow) was told to take Tuesday afternoon’s practice off to rest. Head coach Mike Shanahan said Beuerlein is feeling good after going through five practices, he just thought it would be best to give him some time off.
Fri, 14 Jun 2002 22:42:48 -0700
The AP reports Denver Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein (elbow) survived five straight days of throwing and without pain that forced off-season surgery. He continued to amaze coaches with his pinpoint accuracy and ability to make every throw. "Steve threw for five straight days, looked extremely well and threw a ball 65 or 70 yards today," coach Mike Shanahan said. "I was teasing him that he couldn't do that when he was healthy or when he was younger."
Thu, 13 Jun 2002 12:10:14 -0700
The Denver Post reports Denver Broncos backup QB Steve Beuerlein (elbow) continued to look good for a second-straight day during Wednesday’s workouts. He has shown no ill effects from previous elbow problems.
Mon, 10 Jun 2002 21:36:15 -0700
Updating earlier stories, the AP reports Denver Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein threw deep passes without restrictions at the team's mini-camp opener Monday. He threw more deep passes than he has since signing with Denver as a free agent before the 2001 season. "I had no problem with the arm and this was a good, positive step,” Beuerlein said. “I am pretty much without restrictions and unless I have a reason to back off, we are going into every day thinking I can roll.”
Wed, 22 May 2002 03:46:31 -0700
The Rocky Mountain News reports Denver Broncos backup QB Steve Beuerlein (arm) has resumed on-field workouts. He hasn’t been throwing further than 20 to 25 yards, but he has good velocity on his passes. He plans to continue building his arm strength to be ready for the team’s upcoming minicamp on June 10-14.
Sun, 05 May 2002 18:25:41 -0700
The AP reports Denver Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein (elbow) was sidelined again Sunday at the team's mini-camp. His right elbow was still sore and inflamed so he did not throw any passes. Beuerlein viewed his inactivity as only a temporary setback. The team doctor said there was no structural damage after checking out the elbow Sunday. Coach Mike Shanahan said Beuerlein's setback isn't as much of a concern now as it would be if the Broncos were in training camp.
Sat, 04 May 2002 20:09:41 -0700
The AP reports Denver Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein (elbow) was back on the sideline Saturday after a good day of throwing on Friday. His rigorous workout on Friday left his arm feeling sore and fatigued. He made a few throws Saturday and then sat down for the rest of the day. "I probably pushed it a little bit harder (Friday) than I should have," Beuerlein said. "I felt some soreness and stiffness this morning. We're just being cautious. I'll try pushing it again (Sunday) and see how it is." Coach Mike Shanahan said Beuerlein's setback wasn't unexpected.
Sat, 04 May 2002 13:58:25 -0700
Denver Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein (shoulder/elbow), according to the Rocky Mountain News, tested out his arm with some longer throws on Friday. He tossed some fifty-yard-plus passes during the workout to see where his surgically repaired elbow is at.
Fri, 03 May 2002 01:45:41 -0700
According to the Denver Post, Denver Broncos backup QBs Steve Beuerlein and Jarious Jackson will begin their competition soon for positioning behind starter Brian Griese. Beuerlein is returning from elbow surgery.
Wed, 03 Apr 2002 08:21:40 -0800
The Rocky Moutain News reports Denver Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein is working hard at his rehab from elbow surgery as he attempts to prove he should be the team's No. 2 QB. He is condensing five days of work into four at the Denver Broncos' training complex each week. Beuerlein is encouraged he will be fully cleared to at least work within the confines of the offense for the Broncos May mini-camp and be completely ready to go by the time training camp opens in July. "My mentality is to prove to myself and to everybody here that my arm is ready and let the chips fall where they may," he said. "Hopefully I'll be able to show them enough to where they'll feel comfortable going into the season with me as a backup."