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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

Vikings sign CB Sheppard

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 7:04 p.m. ET
The Vikings found CB help on the eve of the draft, signing ninth-year CB Lito Sheppard, who was cut by the Jets this offseason.

Report: Taylor to sign with Jets

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
Former Dolphins OLB Jason Taylor will sign a one-year deal with the Jets as early as Wednesday, Taylor's agent, Gary Wichard, told the Miami Herald.

Sanchez on schedule for training-camp return at latest

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez has a talented, but troubled, new target to work with in the recently acquired Santonio Holmes, but the two likely won't be able to get on the field to practice together until training camp.

Jets RB Washington to sign tender

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
After waiting to see if any other team would present him with an offer sheet, Jets RB Leon Washington will sign his restricted free-agent tender from the Jets Thursday.

Report: Jets QB Clemens signs tender

Posted April 13, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
Jets QB Kellen Clemens, a second-round pick in 2006, signed his original-pick tender, which is worth $1.176 million, Tuesday, according to a Scout.com report.

Steelers reach breaking point with Holmes

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Apparently tired of WR Santonio Holmes' off-field problems, the Steelers took drastic action, trading him to the Jets for a fifth-round pick.

Holmes receives four-game suspension

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The league confirmed reports that WR Santonio Holmes will be suspended for the first four regular-season games in 2010.

Jets acquire WR Holmes from Steelers

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 1:47 a.m. ET
The Jets have acquired WR Santonio Holmes from the Steelers for a fifth-round pick in next week's draft, Jets owner Woody Johnson confirmed Monday, just as the NFL announced a four-game suspension for Holmes.

Thirty years ago: Johnny 'Lam' Jones

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
Thirty years ago, the Jets sent two first-round picks in the 1980 NFL draft to the 49ers in exchange for the No. 2 overall selection, where they took Texas WR Johnny "Lam" Jones.

Jets' Washington in no rush to sign tender

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
It doesn't appear RFA RB Leon Washington will be signing the second-round tender he received from the Jets until the deadline for another team to send him an offer sheet passes.

Jets to be featured on 'Hard Knocks'

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
HBO viewers will get an inside look at what goes on in the Jets' training camp this year.

Report: Jets WRs Edwards, Smith sign tenders

Posted March 22, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Jets WRs Braylon Edwards and Brad Smith have signed their restricted free-agent tenders, according to a report.

Jets S Smith signs tender

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Jets S Eric Smith signed his tender late Thursday.

Jets OLB Pace sad Jones is gone

Posted March 18, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
Calvin Pace said he was disappointed to see Thomas Jones go, but doesn't think it will be a situation that lingers and causes friction between players and the Jets' front office.

Jets agree with FB Richardson

Posted March 16, 2010 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
The Jets have agreed to a one-year deal with FB Tony Richardson.

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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