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Posts Tagged ‘John Beck’

Shanahan Says He’s Never Named a Starting QB for 2011

While everyone has assumed that John Beck is the starting quarterback of the Redskins, Mike Shanahan says that’s no necessarily so. “First of all, I’ve never mentioned a starter,” Shanahan told Albert Breer of NFL Network by way of Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post. “I’ve never even insinuated a starter. I said I had […]

QB John Beck Injures Groin During Saturday Practice

Redskins quarterback John Beck left team drills Saturday afternoon because of discomfort in a groin muscle according to Rich Campbell of the Washington Times. Beck was injured while scrambling on a play during 11-on-11 work. “I felt a little something, so I didn’t feel like I needed to push it,” he said after practice. “I […]

Redskins Ink QB Kellen Clemens to One-Year Deal

Free agent quarterback Kellen Clemens has agreed to a one-year deal with the Redskins, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. Clemens was a second-round pick (49th overall) out of Oregon by the New York Jets in 2006. Over his five seasons with the Jets, Clemens started nine of 25 games, completing 51.8% of 284 pass attempts for […]

Beck Looking for a Head Start Gets Turned Away From Redskins Park

Minutes after NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced the agreement to the new collective bargaining agreement, and thus, the end of the lockout, Redskins quarterback John Beck rolled up to Redskins Park, hoping to get a head start on things according to Mike Jones of the Washington Post. He was turned away at the security gate […]

Report: Shanahan set to go with John Beck as season-opening starter

The recent scuttlebutt regarding John Beck being the next starting quarterback of the Redskins seems to be more truth than fiction/smokescreen. From Pro Football Talk (via various sources): Some members of the Redskins organization have reportedly been “dismayed” at coach Mike Shanahan’s “unwavering” support of an unproven John Beck at quarterback. “He is set on […]

Beck Looking Over Film of Redskins Workouts

As the only quarterback on the current Redskins roster guaranteed to be back in 2011, John Beck has been preparing this offseason as if he’ll be the team’s starting quarterback. The 29-year-old has taken an active role in organizing the player-run workouts, and Rich Campbell of The Washington Times reports that Beck hired someone from […]

Is John Beck glad that the McNabb-Redskins relationship failed?

Courtesy of ProFootballTalk: Redskins quarterback John Beck believes he has what it takes to be an NFL starter, and he’s not afraid to say that he’s happy he may get that opportunity after the Donovan McNabb-Mike Shanahan relationship crashed and burned. “I have to say I’m glad it happened,” Beck said on SiriusXM’s NFL Radio, […]

Redskins had no interest in top QB prospects in 2011 Draft

ESPN’s Adam Schefter dropped an interesting bit of news last Friday, in his blog on A reader named “Brendan” from North Carolina asked Schefter about the Redskins quarterback situation going into 2011, and Schefter initially responded with this: “For now, Brendan, it looks like [John] Beck. But let’s clear up some loose ends. Washington […]