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PHILADELPHIA | Pederson reiterates Wentz is Philly’s No. 1 QB

PHILADELPHIA—Jan 15, 2019—Eagles coach Doug Pederson reiterated Tuesday that Carson Wentz will be the team’s starting quarterback in 2019. Wentz missed the final three games of the regular season and two playoff games because of a back injury. Nick Foles led Philadelphia to four straight wins and was 27 yards away from taking the Eagles … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Pederson reiterates Wentz is Philly’s No. 1 QB

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins declares for NFL draft

COLUMBUS, Ohio — January 07, 2019— Dwayne Haskins is NFL bound after one spectacular season as Ohio State’s starting quarterback. The third-year sophomore who rewrote the school record book had been expected to enter the draft and is a projected first-round pick. Haskins said on Twitter on Monday he would forgo his final year of … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins declares for NFL draft

ORLANDO, Fla | Bradwell’s 2 TDs leads Tulane over Louisiana-Lafayette 41-24

ORLANDO, Fla — Darius Bradwell rushed for a career-best 150 yards and two touchdowns to lead Tulane to its first postseason victory in 16 years, a 41-24 win over intrastate rival Louisiana-Lafayette in the Cure Bowl on Saturday. Justin McMillan improved to 5-1 as the Green Wave’s starting quarterback, tossing a first-quarter TD pass to … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla | Bradwell’s 2 TDs leads Tulane over Louisiana-Lafayette 41-24

No. 8 Buckeyes face another test from No. 24 Michigan State

If all goes according to form, Ohio State would face Michigan on the last Saturday of the month, with a division title in the balance. Before that, though, the Buckeyes have other challenges. This week, it’s Michigan State that stands in the way, and although Ohio State routed the Spartans 48-3 a season ago, there … Continue reading No. 8 Buckeyes face another test from No. 24 Michigan State

Buccaneers start Fitzpatrick over Winston against Bears

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are sticking with Ryan Fitzpatrick as their starting quarterback over Jameis Winston. Fitzpatrick started against the Chicago Bears on Sunday after Winston rejoined the team following a three-game suspension for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy. Fitzpatrick has thrown for a league-leading 1,230 yards and 11 TDs. He is the first … Continue reading Buccaneers start Fitzpatrick over Winston against Bears

TAMPA, Fla. | Winston practices, Bucs still mum on starting quarterback

TAMPA, Fla.— The Tampa Bay Buccaneers insist they don’t have a quarterback controversy. Jameis Winston practiced Wednesday for the first time since serving a three-game suspension for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy, returning to a team that’s ridden Ryan Fitzpatrick’s arm to a surprising 2-1 start. “I’m excited to be back,” a beaming Winston … Continue reading TAMPA, Fla. | Winston practices, Bucs still mum on starting quarterback

CLEMSON, S.C. | No. 3 Clemson tabs freshman Trevor Lawrence new starting QB

CLEMSON, S.C.  — Freshman Trevor Lawrence is the new starting quarterback for third-ranked Clemson, replacing senior Kelly Bryant. — for now. The move doesn’t mean Bryant is being benched, or won’t regain the starting spot. Though Clemson coach Dabo Swinney isn’t saying much about the change. The team announced the decision Monday, a day after … Continue reading CLEMSON, S.C. | No. 3 Clemson tabs freshman Trevor Lawrence new starting QB

CLEMSON, S.C. | No. 3 Clemson names freshman Trevor Lawrence new starting QB

CLEMSON, S.C.— Clemson has named freshman Trevor Lawrence its starting quarterback for the Tigers’ game against Syracuse this Saturday. The team announced the decision on Monday. Senior Kelly Bryant had started the third-ranked Tigers (4-0) first four games with Lawrence coming off the bench early in each contest. But Lawrence threw a career-best four touchdown … Continue reading CLEMSON, S.C. | No. 3 Clemson names freshman Trevor Lawrence new starting QB

CLEVELAND | Holding Call: Browns delay naming Mayfield new starting QB

CLEVELAND  — The beer-fueled bash spilled into the streets around FirstEnergy Stadium as delirious Browns fans walked — some staggered — while chanting for their new hero, the streak buster. “Ba-ker May-field,” they screamed. They’ve named their new starting quarterback. Coach Hue Jackson isn’t quite there yet. Jackson said he isn’t ready to “officially” identify … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Holding Call: Browns delay naming Mayfield new starting QB

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Succop kicks 31-yard field goal as Titans edge Texans 20-17

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee played without its starting quarterback and top three offensive tackles against J.J. Watt, Whitney Mercilus and the rest of Houston’s challenging defense. Mike Vrabel and his assistants responded with a few timely tricks for the Titans. Ryan Succop kicked a 31-yard field goal with 1:00 left, and the battered Titans held … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Succop kicks 31-yard field goal as Titans edge Texans 20-17

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. | Saban makes official what “everybody knows,” it’s Tua’s job

TUSCALOOSA, Ala.— Nick Saban made official what anybody who watched No. 1 Alabama’s opener likely assumed: Tua Tagovailoa is the Crimson Tide’s starting quarterback. The top-ranked Tide’s coach didn’t wait for the question to be asked Monday before saying Tagovailoa will start Saturday against Arkansas State, but even he acknowledged it wasn’t much of a … Continue reading TUSCALOOSA, Ala. | Saban makes official what “everybody knows,” it’s Tua’s job

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. | Peterman named Bills starting quarterback ahead of Allen

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — The Buffalo Bills have named Nathan Peterman their starting quarterback in a job the second-year player is expected to hold until rookie first-round pick Josh Allen is deemed ready. The Bills made the announcement on their Twitter account before practice Monday morning as the team prepares for its season opener at … Continue reading ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. | Peterman named Bills starting quarterback ahead of Allen

ARLINGTON, Texas | Peterson, Cards take 27-3 preseason win as Cowboys stars sit

ARLINGTON, Texas — Patrick Peterson hasn’t faced a starting quarterback in the preseason. The three-time All-Pro cornerback for the Arizona Cardinals is getting himself in regular-season form anyway. Peterson returned an interception 30 yards for a touchdown after Dallas decided to sit quarterback Dak Prescott and running back Ezekiel Elliott in what was supposed to … Continue reading ARLINGTON, Texas | Peterson, Cards take 27-3 preseason win as Cowboys stars sit

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Ohio State opener nears, but the talk is not about football

COLUMBUS, Ohio  — A week before Ohio State’s season opener, few in Columbus have been able to focus on football. Not many are talking about the new starting quarterback or how to best use the two elite running backs. Instead, the discussion has been about domestic violence, misplaced loyalty, lying and how much a football … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Ohio State opener nears, but the talk is not about football

FLORHAM PARK, N.J | Jets’ McCown still leads, competes even as Darnold emerges

FLORHAM PARK, N.J— Josh McCown is still No. 1 on the New York Jets’ quarterback depth chart. At this point, though, he might as well be No. 100. With each practice, it appears increasingly likely that rookie Sam Darnold will be the starter when the regular season kicks off in three weeks. Not that McCown … Continue reading FLORHAM PARK, N.J | Jets’ McCown still leads, competes even as Darnold emerges