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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

Jets sign WR Gilyard

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
The Jets signed WR Mardy Gilyard to their active roster on Wednesday, the team announced.

AFC East Spin cycle: Pats embarrass Jets, while Dolphins rally for win

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
On Thanksgiving night, the Patriots handed the Jets a loss to forget, and New England finds itself close to clinching the AFC East for the fourth year in a row.

Ugly loss 'hard to fathom' for Jets coach Rex Ryan

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Jets coach Rex Ryan addressed the team's embarrassing Thanksgiving-night loss in a conference call on Friday.

Tebow's rib injury brings more questions to Jets' QB situation

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
Tim Tebow was active with a rib injury on Thursday night, which made observers wonder about the status of No. 3 QB Greg McElroy.

Patriots force five turnovers, rout Jets

Posted Nov. 22, 2012 @ 11:54 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw three touchdowns and ran for one as the Patriots embarrassed the Jets with a 35-point second quarter in a 49-19 victory Thursday night.

Jets promote three from practice squad

Posted Nov. 22, 2012 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Jets signed CB Donnie Fletcher, CB Darrin Walls and WR Jordan White from their practice squad to the active roster. 

Jets release WR Hill

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
The Jets cut Jason Hill for the second time this season, releasing the sixth-year wideout on Tuesday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Three 4-6 teams looking up at Patriots

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The Patriots dominated in Week 11, extending their division lead to three games over the Bills, Jets and Dolphins, who are all 4-6.

Jets snap losing skid, rout Rams

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Bilal Powell ran for the first two touchdowns of his career, helping the Jets end a three-game losing streak with a 27-13 victory over the Rams.

Jets sign RB Bell, release LB Maybin

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
The Jets signed former Bears RB Kahlil Bell and released OLB Aaron Maybin, according to multiple reports.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots survive; Dolphins, Jets fall flat

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
While the Patriots escaped with a win over the Bills to extend their lead in the division, the Jets and Dolphins suffered bad losses.

Seahawks stay undefeated at home with win over Jets

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes in the Seahawks' 28-7 win over the Jets.

Jets look to youth to spark pass rush

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
The Jets' sack numbers are historically low this season, and they are looking to youngsters Quinton Coples and Ricky Sapp for help.

Jets promote LB Sapp

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
The Jets signed LB Ricky Sapp to the active roster from the practice squad on Thursday, the team announced.

Jets sign WR Hill

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
The Jets brought back WR Jason Hill and waived rookie S Antonio Allen, the team announced Tuesday.

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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