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Jake Delhomme

Jake Delhomme - #17 - QB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 215 lbs.
Birthday 01/10/1975
Birthplace Breaux Bridge, LA
College Louisiana-Lafayette
Years played 14

Delhomme's namesake debuts amid high hopes

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 7:39 a.m. ET
A promising colt once owned by and named for Jake Delhomme debuted Saturday. PFW's Mike Wilkening has the story. 

Kubiak not wavering on QB Yates

Posted Dec. 29, 2011 @ 10:29 p.m. ET
Although rookie fifth-rounder T.J. Yates has shown his inexperience in back-to-back rough losses, head coach Gary Kubiak thinks he is Houston's best option to win with in the postseason.

Texans cut QB Clemens to make room for Garcia

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 4:02 p.m. ET
The Texans have released QB Kellen Clemens and placed P Brett Hartmann on injured reserve, reportedly paving the way for the signing of veteran QB Jeff Garcia.

Dolphins RB Thomas gets past injury woes

Posted Dec. 03, 2011 @ 9:51 p.m. ET
Miami rookie RB Daniel Thomas has recovered from his hamstring injury, but his production hasn't returned to early-season form, according to this week's AFC Whispers.

Texans sign QB Delhomme

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
After Matt Leinart was placed on injured reserve, on Tuesday the Texans signed QB Jake Delhomme to provide insurance behind rookie QB T.J. Yates.

Reports: Henne to get second opinion on shoulder

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
Dolphins QB Chad Henne will get a second opinion on his left (non-throwing) shoulder that he injured in Sunday's loss to the Chargers.

Report: QB McCoy organizes Browns' workouts

Posted May 13, 2011 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
Browns QB Colt McCoy arranged a second set of player-organized workouts this offseason as he continues to learn the West Coast offense without the help of his coaches.

Browns positional analysis: Quarterbacks

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
This is the first in a series of position-by-position looks at the Browns' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. We begin with an analysis of Cleveland's QB situation.

Mangini names McCoy starter for rest of '10

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
Browns head coach Eric Mangini said Thursday that Colt McCoy will start Sunday against the Bengals and remain the team's starter for the rest of the season.

Reports: Browns' McCoy to work with first-team offense

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
Browns rookie QB Colt McCoy was to work with the first-team offense on Wednesday, head coach Eric Mangini said, according to multiple media outlets.

Bills eliminate Browns from playoff contention

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Ryan Fitzpatrick threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to David Nelson, Leodis McKelvin made a late interception and the Bills beat the Browns 13-6 on Sunday.

Browns fantasy focus

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 9:50 a.m. ET
Here's our weekly look at the Browns from a fantasy-football perspective.

Reports: Delhomme to practice as starter, McCoy still out

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
With Browns rookie QB Colt McCoy to miss practice Wednesday with a high ankle sprain, Jake Delhomme will get the majority of the practice repetitions as the starter, head coach Eric Mangini said, according to multiple media outlets.

Cardinals' Anderson could have avoided meltdown

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Derek Anderson could have staved off criticism the night after his team's blowout loss by handling some post-game questioning a little better than he did.

Mangini wants Delhomme to cut down on mistakes

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 10:56 p.m. ET
Browns head coach Eric Mangini held off on naming QB Jake Delhomme his starter for Sunday's game at Miami, saying he wanted to study the Dolphins before making a call, and Mangini indicated that backup Seneca Wallace could merit ...


Posted Dec. 02, 2011
Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak says Delhomme will back up rookie T.J. Yates in Sunday's game against Atlanta.||||||| The Texans (8-3) signed the 36-year-old Delhomme on Tuesday, after Matt Leinart broke his left collarbone in Sunday's 20-13 win at Jacksonville. Leinart had his scheduled surgery moved from Thursday to next Tuesday because he has an illness.
Posted Nov. 29, 2011
The agent who represents Delhomme says his client has signed with the Houston Texans.||||||| Delhomme worked out with the Texans on Tuesday, along with another retired quarterback, Jeff Garcia. Delhomme will back up rookie T.J. Yates, a fifth-round pick who will start Sunday's game against Atlanta. Rick Smith, Delhomme's agent, said the 36-year-old Delhomme has been staying in shape and working with racehorses in Louisiana since he was cut by Cleveland in July.
Posted July 28, 2011
Delhomme has officially been released by the Cleveland Browns, who are likely to re-sign several free agents including kicker Phil Dawson and tight end Evan Moore.||||||| Delhomme, 36, was signed to a two-year contract a year ago. He played only five games due to severely sprained ankle sustained in the season opener. The development of Colt McCoy as a rookie last season and signing of backup Seneca Wallace to a three-year deal signaled that Cleveland would save paying Delhomme's base salary of $5.4 million.
Posted July 27, 2011
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press the Browns will release Delhomme on Thursday.||||||| The 36-year-old quarterback didn't play much in 2010 after the Browns signed him following his release by Carolina. He helped develop Colt McCoy, then a rookie who became Cleveland's starter. Delhomme completed 93 of 149 for 872 yards, with two touchdowns and seven interceptions. He was 2-2 as a starter. Delhomme was scheduled to make $5.4 million in base salary.
Posted Dec. 13, 2010
Delhomme completed 12 of 20 passes for 86 yards with an interception in Sunday's 13-6 loss to Buffalo.||||||| Delhomme threw for his fewest yards in a start this season.