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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 tops former team in close victory

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
John Kasay missed a 42-yard field goal that grazed the left upright as time expired Sunday, allowing the Cleveland Browns to escape with a 24-23 win over Carolina, giving ex-Panthers quarterback Jake Delhomme a little satisfaction.

Panthers-Browns matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Panthers-Browns game. 

Delhomme to start for Browns vs. former team

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
Browns QB Jake Dellhomme will return from injury and start against his former team on Sunday.

Delhomme needs to be prudent and not press

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday, we'll highlight a Browns player, coach, executive, personnel group or other area of the team that is most under scrutiny. This week, we take a closer look at Browns QB Jake Delhomme.

Browns' 60-second rant: Some value in Delhomme getting start if McCoy's out

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 9:05 p.m. ET
It would preferable if Browns QB Colt McCoy started on Sunday vs. Carolina, but if an injured ankle keeps him out of the lineup, the prospect of Jake Delhomme getting the start isn't such a bad thing.

Mangini: McCoy has ankle sprain, Delhomme '100 percent'

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 9:30 p.m. ET
Browns QB Colt McCoy was to undergo an MRI on his sprained ankle Monday, head coach Eric Mangini said Monday. He did not say whether the injury was a high ankle sprain, a condition that has caused QBs Jake Delhomme ...

Reports: Browns QB McCoy in walking boot

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
Browns QB Colt McCoy was wearing a walking boot on his left leg after Cleveland's 24-20 loss at Jacksonville Sunday, multiple media outlets reported. McCoy had X-rays on his left ankle after the game, according to The (Cleveland) Plain ...

Browns QB Delhomme returns to practice

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
  Browns QB Jake Delhomme was to to practice on a limited basis Thursday, head coach Eric Mangini said, with rookie Colt McCoy, who got the majority of the work with the first-team offense on Wednesday, continuing to get most of ...

Reports: Browns QB McCoy to get third consecutive start

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Browns rookie QB Colt McCoy will make his third consecutive start on Sunday against the Patriots with QBs Jake Delhomme and Seneca Wallace to miss practice again Friday with ankle injuries, head coach Eric Mangini said, according to multiple media ...

Browns QBs Delhomme, Wallace to miss practice

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
Browns QB Jake Delhomme and Seneca Wallace, who have sat out the last two games with ankle injuries, will miss practice Wednesday, head coach Eric Mangini said, according to the team. Rookie Colt McCoy, who has made two consecutive starts ...

Browns starting quarterback still unknown

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
The Browns still haven't determined who their starting quarterback in Week Nine vs. the Patriots, as veterans Jake Delhomme and Seneca Wallace are each recovering from high ankle sprains.

Report: Wallace wants Browns to settle on one QB

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 9:21 p.m. ET
Browns QB Seneca Wallace said Wednesday that the team should settle on one starting quarterback when the team's quarterbacks are healthy, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported.

Report: Browns QB McCoy to start

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
Browns QB Colt McCoy will start his second consecutive game on Sunday against the Saints, according to an ESPN report.

Report: Delhomme suffers another ankle injury

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Browns QB Jake Delhomme, who was already playing with a high ankle sprain, suffered a low sprain of his injured right ankle on Sunday. 

Browns could be in the market for a QB

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
The Browns have serious concerns at quarterback after Week Five and could be in the hunt for a veteran.


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.