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Kaepernick to Start First NFL Game This Year

San Francisco 49ers QB's reaction: 'Let's go'

(Newser) - Colin Kaepernick is in the news again, though not for anything related to his national anthem protests . Kaepernick will be the San Francisco 49ers' starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills—a role he hasn't held since last November, NFL.com reports. The controversial player has... More »

Peyton Manning to Retire

Decision to be announced Monday

(Newser) - Peyton Manning has informed the Denver Broncos he's going to retire, in a decision set to be announced Monday, a person with knowledge of the decision tells the AP. The source says the quarterback and the team were still working out details of an announcement. Chris Mortensen of ESPN... More »

Jets Linebacker Busts His Own QB's Jaw in Fight

Quarterback Geno Smith needs surgery, and the puncher is out of a job

(Newser) - It can be brutal to be a Jets fan: Linebacker Ikemefuna “IK” Enemkpali "sucker-punched" starting quarterback Geno Smith today during a locker room argument and busted his jaw, coach Todd Bowles says. Smith will be out six to 10 weeks, meaning he might miss the season opener. It'... More »

Video Shows College QB Punching Woman in Bar

De'Andre Johnson is charged with misdemeanor assault

(Newser) - Florida State University quarterback De'Andre Johnson says he didn't start it—but video from a Tallahassee bar shows him punching a woman squarely in the face, the Tallahassee Democrat reports. Per court papers, Johnson pushed by the woman in line at Yianni's bar on June 24, and... More »

Brett Favre: I've Had 'Scary' Loss of Memory

So, no, he won't be coming out of retirement to play again

(Newser) - One of the hot sports rumors this week was that the St. Louis Rams were interested in luring Brett Favre out of retirement to play QB again. Just how serious they were remains in dispute, reports CBS Chicago , but Favre insists he'd never go back. One self-described "scary"... More »

Patriots Cut Tim Tebow

QB looking for a new team with season less than a week away

(Newser) - Tim Tebow has been dumped by a third NFL team. The Patriots have cut Tebow less than a week before the start of the regular season, reports ESPN and the AP . Not that he would have played much anyway: Tebow would have been backing up Ryan Mallett, who is himself... More »

Tebow to Join Patriots: Sources

He's expected at New England minicamp today

(Newser) - Reports of the death of Tim Tebow's NFL career were perhaps at least premature: The controversial QB is set to sign with the New England Patriots, sources tell ESPN and the AP . Tebow, who was released by the New York Jets after they failed to find a role for... More »

Meet the New Highest-Paid Player in NFL History

Ravens QB Joe Flacco will get $120.6M over six years

(Newser) - Before this year's playoffs, Joe Flacco had the reputation of being an under-appreciated underdog. Funny what a Super Bowl ring and an MVP trophy can do: The Ravens quarterback has agreed to a $120.6 million contract over six years that will make him the highest-paid player in NFL... More »

Tebow's Hometown Team Not Interested

Jacksonville Jaguars don't want quarterback, either

(Newser) - First Denver unloaded Tim Tebow on the New York Jets. Then the Jets benched Tebow, who is expected to be traded or released. Now add Tebow's hometown Jaguars to the list of teams that don't want the quarterback, reports ESPN . "I can't imagine a scenario in... More »

Redskins Blew It on RGIII

Team endangers star QB and pays the price. Bad karma, maybe?

(Newser) - The Washington Redskins star quarterback had reconstructive surgery on his injured knee today, and ESPN's sources think Robert Griffin III might, might, be back for the start of next season. It's way too early to know for sure, however, along with whether he'll ever be the same... More »

Tebow to NY Jets: Let Me Go!

Source says he wants out after latest quarterback drama

(Newser) - Tim Tebow took the football world by storm as a Denver Bronco, but since being traded to the New York Jets, he's spent nearly all of his time on the bench—and a source tells the New York Daily News he'll ask the team to release or trade... More »

ESPN Host: Is QB Griffin a 'Cornball Brother'?

Rob Parker seems to question RGIII's authenticity as an African-American

(Newser) - Robert Griffin III is a young black quarterback for the Redskins who has handled questions about his race with thoughtfulness, writes Dan Steinberg in the Washington Post . "RGIII" doesn't make a big deal of it because he says he wants to be the best quarterback, not the best... More »

Freshman Heisman Winner? Maybe Tonight

Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel might make history

(Newser) - A little history might be made at tonight's Heisman Trophy presentation, with Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel in the running to be the first freshman to get college football's top honor. There's a reason the 20-year-old is called "Johnny Football," as his stats prove:... More »

5 Rookie QBs to Watch Today

Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III among NFL's 5 rookie starters

(Newser) - Peyton who? Rookie quarterbacks are looking to rule on any given Sunday this year. And as the NFL kicks off its first Sunday of the 2012 season, five teams are placing their fates in the hands of rookie starters—up from the previous record of three in 1960. The Christian ... More »

Jets to Use Tebow on ... Punt Team?

So says one report, which might just be a ruse by the team

(Newser) - If an NFL's punting strategy is making headlines in April, that can mean only one thing: Tim Tebow is involved. ESPN's Adam Schefter tweeted today that the Jets have told their new backup QB he's going to serve time on the punt squad next season as the... More »

Tim Tebow Meets the Jets

Quarterback dismisses any tension between him and Mark Sanchez

(Newser) - Tim Tebow donned his green and took on the gang from New York today, appearing for the first time as a New York Jet before a crush of more than 200 reporters at the Jets practice facility, reports the AP . The former Bronco was upbeat, poised, and refused to get... More »

It's Official: Tim Tebow Goes to Jets

New York, Denver finalize deal for quarterback

(Newser) - Tim Tebow will, in fact, suit up for the New York Jets next season. The Jets announced the deal this afternoon, but things nearly fell apart afterward over a $5 million clause in Tebow's contract. After last-minute talks, the Jets agreed to pay half the amount to Tebow's... More »

Denver Trades Tebow to Jets

Broncos get a 4th-round draft pick

(Newser) - Get down on one knee and pray this works, New York: The Denver Broncos have traded quarterback sensation Tim Tebow to the Jets in exchange for a fourth-round draft pick, according to the Jets' official Twitter feed . (Update: The deal has apparently hit a contract snag .) The Jets ostensibly... More »

Manning, Broncos Reach $96M Deal

Denver locks up Peyton for 5-year deal, press conference this afternoon

(Newser) - Peyton Manning has a new mile-high contract: The just-released Colts quarterback , who turns a semi-creaky 36 years old on Saturday, has inked a $96 million deal with the Denver Broncos that will keep him tied up until he's an even creakier 41-year-old, reports ESPN , citing inside sources. The Broncos... More »

Peyton Manning Picks Broncos: Report

Denver will try to trade Tim Tebow

(Newser) - Is Tebow-mania on its knees in Denver? Peyton Manning has told his agent to begin negotiations with the Broncos, sources tell Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen of ESPN . In a TV appearance, Schefter said Manning "fully intends" to play in Denver, and has already discussed the parameters of a... More »

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