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R.J. Archer - #8 - QB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 220 lbs.
Birthday 08/05/1987
Birthplace Charlottesville, VA
College William & Mary
Years played 1

Lions add Archer to compete with rookie QB Moore

Posted June 21, 2012 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
The Lions have signed QB R.J. Archer and released WR Troy Burrell. Archer is expected to compete with undrafted rookie Kellen Moore.

Vikings make QB moves, place Hutchinson on I.R.

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
The Vikings made multiple quarterback moves on Monday in preparation for their game tonight vs. the Bears.

Vikings release QB Archer

Posted June 29, 2010 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
The Vikings announced Tuesday that they have waived rookie free-agent QB R.J. Archer.


Posted June 21, 2012
The Detroit Lions have signed quarterback R.J. Archer and released wide receiver Troy Burrell. The move that creates competition for Kellen Moore was announced Thursday.||||||| Archer was cut as a rookie free agent by the Minnesota Vikings two years ago. He plays for the Georgia Force in the Arena Football League. The former William and Mary standout will likely get a chance to compete with Moore, an undrafted rookie from Boise State who set several college records, to be the team's third-string quarterback behind Matthew Stafford and Shaun Hill when training camp begins next month.