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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

Freeman guides Bucs to 17-14 win over Browns

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Second-year QB Josh Freeman returned from a three-week layoff because of a broken thumb on his throwing hand and tossed a pair of touchdown passes Sunday to help the Bucs overcome an 11-point deficit and beat the Cleveland Browns 17-14.

NFL fines Lions DT Suh $7,500

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
The NFL fined Lions rookie DT Ndamukong Suh $7,500 for his violent takedown of Browns QB Jake Delhomme in the teams' third preseason game.

NFL will look at Suh's penalty

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
The league will take a closer look at Lions rookie DT Ndamukong Suh's dangerous play Saturday night in taking down Browns QB Jake Delhomme.

Insider: Randy Moss is smart player

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Contrary to what the critics say, Patriots WR Randy Moss is a smart player, says an NFL insider in "Audibles," because he runs hard when the situation requires it.

Delhomme, Wallace sharp early for Browns

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
While it is still early, the Browns' QB situation appears stronger than it did in Eric Mangini's first season.

Delhomme's starting role foregone conclusion

Posted June 18, 2010 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
Even with head coach Eric Mangini not naming Jake Delhomme the Browns' starting quarterback at the conclusion of the Browns' June minicamp, it's unlikely that he won't be leading the Cleveland offense in Week One

Browns' QB picture doesn't lack for intrigue

Posted March 26, 2010 @ 10:49 a.m. ET
Teams will have a whole new set of Browns QBs to prepare for, and ex-Seahawk Seneca Wallace's versatility could be an asset for Cleveland.

Report: Browns agree to deal with Delhomme

Posted March 13, 2010 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
The Browns agreed to terms with former Panthers QB Jake Delhomme on a two-year deal Saturday.

Changes begin in earnest for Browns at quarterback

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
The Browns didn't begin to reshuffle their ranks at quarterback until after the first weekend of free agency had passed, but they then made three moves that clearly signaled a sea change for their offense.

Panthers cut QB Delhomme

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
Multiple sources have told Pro Football Weekly that the Panthers will cut QB Jake Delhomme.


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.