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John Beck

John Beck - #12 - QB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 217 lbs.
Birthday 08/21/1981
Birthplace Hayward, CA
College Brigham Young
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 2nd round, 8th pick by Dolphins

Texans re-sign S Nolan

Posted Oct. 03, 2012 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
The Texans brought back S Troy Nolan and cut veteran QB John Beck, the team announced Wednesday.

Texans like Beck's experience for No. 3 QB job

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
Veteran QB John Beck is a very strong candidate to earn the No. 3 QB job for the Texans thanks to his five years of NFL experience.

Report: Texans sign QB Beck

Posted May 09, 2012 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
The Texans have added a veteran quarterback to their depth chart, agreeing to terms with QB John Beck, according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.

Redskins release QB Beck

Posted April 28, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
After selecting quarterbacks with two of their first three selections in the NFL draft, the Redskins released a veteran signalcaller on Saturday.

Rex returns to Redskins' starting lineup

Posted Nov. 13, 2011 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Redskins have turned back to QB Rex Grossman to jump-start their offense.

Kyle Shanahan is not Redskins' offensive problem

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
The Redskins are woefully short on quality personnel offensively, so blaming the play-calling of Kyle Shanahan is pointless.

Shanahan feeling heat for first time with Redskins

Posted Nov. 05, 2011 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Mike Shanahan was given a pass for last season, but criticism is mounting in D.C. for his team's play this season.

Change gives Bills a 10th sack in Redskins win

Posted Nov. 02, 2011 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Wednesday that a scoring change has given the team a 10th sack in the 23-0 victory over the Redskins on Sunday in Toronto.

Banged-up Redskins are in trouble

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
In short order, the Redskins have fallen from 3-1 and early-contender status to 3-3 and reeling, injury-plagued team.

One Shanahan calls audible on another

Posted Oct. 21, 2011 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
It generally has been asserted that Rex Grossman was offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan's choice at quarterback to start the season while head coach Mike Shanahan preferred John Beck.

Report: Redskins' Beck to start for Grossman

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 10:49 a.m. ET
According to reports, Redskins QB John Beck will replace Rex Grossman in the starting lineup Sunday.

Redskins might need to turn QB page

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
The Redskins had seen enough, yanking QB Rex Grossman from the lineup after his four-interception game Sunday. Now do they go with John Beck?

Grossman in sync with Redskins' coaches

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
The Redskins looked good Sunday with Rex Grossman, and part of the reason why is because the coaches and QB are thinking alike.

Report: Redskins will start Grossman in opener

Posted Sept. 05, 2011 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
Rex Grossman will start at quarterback for the Redskins in Week One against the Giants, according to an source.

Beck inconsistent as Redskins top Bucs

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:21 p.m. ET
John Beck had a spotty performance Thursday night, completing 10 of 21 passes for 108 yards with an interception in a 29-24 win over Tampa Bay.


Posted Oct. 03, 2012
Houston cut Beck and re-signed safety Troy Nolan.||||||| The 31-year-old Beck signed with Houston in May after he was cut by Washington. He beat out undrafted free agent Case Keenum for the No. 3 spot behind Matt Schaub and T.J. Yates.
Posted May 11, 2012
The Texans have signed Beck.||||||| Beck spent the last two years with the Washington Redskins. He appeared four games with three starts last season, throwing for 858 yards and two touchdowns with four interceptions. Beck will join T.J. Yates and rookie Case Keenum in the competition to be Matt Schaub's backup.
Posted Oct. 19, 2011
Beck is the new starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins. Coach Mike Shanahan informed his team Wednesday that Beck will get the nod for this week's game against the Carolina Panthers.||||||| Beck replaces Rex Grossman, who threw four interceptions and was benched after three quarters during Sunday's 20-13 loss to Philadelphia. Beck will be making his first start since 2007, when he was a rookie with Miami. Beck also becomes the 21st quarterback to start a game for Redskins in the last 19 seasons.
Posted Oct. 17, 2011
Beck gave the Redskins a spark after replacing an awful Rex Grossman on Sunday in a 20-13 loss to Philadelphia.||||||| Beck was 8 for 15 for 117 yards and a rushing TD. He could get the nod next week at Carolina over Grossman, whose 66.5 passer rating is the worst among healthy starters.
Posted Oct. 16, 2011
Beck replaced Rex Grossman at quarterback for the Washington Redskins against the Philadelphia Eagles.||||||| It was Beck's first regular-season action since 2007, when he was with the Miami Dolphins. He came on to begin the fourth quarter Sunday after Washington's previous drive ended with Grossman's fourth interception of the game. After that turnover, fans started chanting, "We want Beck!" as the backup QB warmed up on the sideline.