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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

Ravens rally to beat Redskins 34-31

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 12:28 a.m. ET
Rex Grossman and John Beck each threw a touchdown pass in their duel to become the starting quarterback for the Redskins, who lost to the Ravens 34-31 on Thursday night.

Beck, running game highlight Redskins' win at Colts

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 11:12 p.m. ET
QB John Beck was sharp in his preseason debut as Washington, helped also by a strong running game, won 16-3 at Indianapolis Friday night.

Grossman looks to steal Redskins' QB starting job

Posted Aug. 14, 2011 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
It was only one preseason game, but QB Rex Grossman is doing his best to steal the job as John Beck's injured groin heals.

Report: 'Skins add Clemens to QB mix

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
In need of a QB, the Redskins have agreed to a one-year contract with Kellen Clemens, who has spent his previous five pro seasons with the Jets.

Lockout limbo: Redskins report

Posted June 09, 2011 @ 9:41 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in a state of limbo thanks to the lingering lockout, we offer our take on where the Redskins stand.

Beck already a folk hero, but can he play?

Posted June 06, 2011 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Meet John Beck, Redskins quarterback and folk hero. So far, his story has been endearing. How it ends, though, is quite another story altogether.

Beck leads Redskins' QB derby for now

Posted May 01, 2011 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Could QB John Beck be the Redskins' Week One starter? Our sources say that is where things stand as of now.

Grossman impresses but still not Redskins' savior

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
For one game, Rex Grossman looked like a very potent NFL quarterback, but he's not the Redskins' future at the position.

QB Beck signs extension with Redskins

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
QB John Beck agreed to a two-year extension with Washington, keeping him with the Redskins through 2012.

Shanahan leaves McNabb's status for opener in question

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said Sunday that he is unsure if QB Donovan McNabb will be ready for the season opener as McNabb nurses a sore left ankle.

McNabb to miss preseason game against the Jets

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 6:10 p.m. ET
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan announced that QB Donovan McNabb will not play Friday against the Jets after he injured his left ankle against the Ravens.

Redskins trade for QB Beck

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced Monday that they acquired QB John Beck from the Ravens in exchange for CB Doug Dutch.

Bulger's addition means Ravens serious about title

Posted July 24, 2010 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
According to two NFL insiders, QB Marc Bulger still has starter-caliber talent, and Baltimore's signing of the veteran indicates the team believes it has a legitimate shot at winning a Super Bowl.

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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.

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