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David Garrard

David Garrard - #9 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 239 lbs.
Birthday 02/14/1978
Birthplace East Orange, NJ
College East Carolina
Years played 9
Drafted 2002, 4th round, 10th pick by Jaguars

Pettine to put Bills defense on the attack

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
New Bills defensive coordinator Mike Pettine plans to bring his aggressive style from the Jets' defenses to Buffalo.

Bills hire former Jets DC Pettine

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
Buffalo hired former Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine to run the Bills’ defense, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen first reported. 

Jets fire Sparano; Pettine won't return

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
The Jets fired offensive coordinator Tony Sparano, and defensive coordinator Mike Pettine will not return in 2013.

Report: Jets will not retain QB coach Cavanaugh

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
The Jets parted ways with quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh, according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News

Wednesday's 60-second rant: New year, same AFC East

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
The Bills and Jets gave the Patriots an early New Year's gift, making front-office changes, further cementing New England as the class of the AFC East.

Jets fire GM Tannenbaum; Ryan stays

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 9:37 a.m. ET
Jets owner Woody Johnson announced Monday that GM Mike Tannenbaum will not return in 2013.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots lone division team above .500

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 3:45 a.m. ET
The AFC East may boast the No. 2 seed in the league in the Patriots, but the rest of the division remains well behind New England.

Bills top Jets behind another big day from Spiller

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
C.J. Spiller scored on a 66-yard catch and run in helping the under-achieving Bills end their season with a 28-9 win over the Jets on Sunday.

Add Pro Bowl to reasons Jets FS Landry won't come cheap

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Jets S LaRon Landry has had a solid season and earned a trip to the Pro Bowl, but he may be tough to keep for 2013.

McElroy out, Sanchez back in for Week 17

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
Jets QB Greg McElroy is being evaluated for a concussion and will not play in the season finale. Mark Sanchez will start against the Bills.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Vick can resurrect career once more

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
Michael Vick's Eagles career could end after Sunday's start. But bank on it: His career will begin somewhere else as a starter in 2013.

Scout's Notebook: Jets CB Antonio Cromartie

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
Nolan Nawrocki breaks down the strengths and weaknesses of maturing, bump-and-run Jets CB Antonio Cromartie.

Jets waive WR Gilyard

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
The Jets waived WR Mardy Gilyard, the team announced Monday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots get ugly win, Dolphins aim for .500

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
The Patriots struggled to beat the Jaguars, the Dolphins got revenge by beating the Bills and the Jets fell in Greg McElroy's first start.

Chargers sack McElroy, Jets

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 6 p.m. ET
The Chargers took Greg McElroy down 11 times, tying the team record in a 27-17 victory over the Jets Sunday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 12, 2013
Garrard expects to compete for the New York Jets' starting quarterback job despite not taking a regular-season snap in the NFL since 2010.||||||| The 35-year-old veteran, who signed as a free agent Monday with the Jets, says Tuesday that he is healthy after dealing with back and knee injuries that sidelined him the last few seasons. Garrard was in training camp with Miami last summer and appeared to have a chance at the starting job, but a knee injury ended those hopes.
Posted March 11, 2013
The New York Jets have signed Garrard to back up - and provide a challenge to - starter Mark Sanchez.||||||| Garrard has not played in the NFL since 2010. Garrard started 76 games in nine seasons with Jacksonville. He played in the 2009 Pro Bowl. The Jets have been seeking a veteran to play behind Sanchez, who comes off the worst season of his four-year NFL career. They soured on Tim Tebow last season and Tebow barely played.
Posted Sept. 04, 2012
Garrard has been released by the Miami Dolphins, leaving Matt Moore as the veteran backup to rookie starter Ryan Tannehill.||||||| Garrard signed in March and climbed atop the depth chart in training camp before he was sidelined by a left knee injury that required arthroscopic surgery Aug. 11. In his absence, Tannehill claimed the starting job for Sunday's opener at Houston.
Posted Aug. 10, 2012
Garrard will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery and is expected to be sidelined two to four weeks, his agent said Friday.||||||| The recovery timetable likely takes Garrard out of the competition to win the starting job for the season opener in four weeks. Garrard's knee had been bothering him for a few days, and following an examination he decided to undergo surgery rather than deal with the issue throughout the season, said his agent, Al Irby.
Posted Aug. 06, 2012
Garrard is listed as the first-team quarterback on the Miami Dolphins' first depth chart, ahead of Matt Moore and first-round pick Ryan Tannehill as they try to win the starting job.||||||| Garrard, the longtime Jacksonville starter who sat out last season and underwent back surgery, has outplayed Moore in practice and also in Saturday's intrasquad scrimmage. Garrard declined last week to address speculation he might be ahead in the race. "I just come out and go to work every day," Garrard said after the scrimmage. "Until I'm told anything, I'm just going to keep working. I haven't been told anything."

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