Fox News - Fair & Balanced

Matt Leinart

Person familiar with the negotiations: Matt Leinart agrees to sign with Bills

Free-agent quarterback Matt Leinart has agreed to sign with the Buffalo Bills, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.The person spoke Sunday on the condition of anonymity because the deal hasn't been completed and the Bills haven't made an announcement.Leinart will fill an immediate need at Buffalo's injury-depleted quarterback position. Kevin Kolb left the Bills' preseason game Saturday against Washington because of concussion-like symptoms and first-round pick EJ Manuel is out for the rest of the preseason with a left knee injury.Fox Sports first reported the Bills had agreed to sign Leinart.Leinart, the 2004 Heisman Trophy at Southern California, was drafted by Arizona in the first round in 2006. After four seasons with the Cardinals, he spent 2011 with Houston and last year with Oakland.___AP correspondent Mark Ludwiczak contributed to this report....

Read More

  1. NFL Game Capsules - Preseason Week 5

    Kellen Moore and Shaun Hill each had a pair of touchdown passes as the Detroit Lions thumped the Buffalo Bills, 35-13, in the final preseason matchup for both squads...

  2. QB Leinart struggles in Bills debut, picked off twice in 35-13 preseason loss to Lions

    Matt Leinart's debut in Buffalo lasted a little more than a quarter. And that left the 2004 Heisman Trophy winner worried whether his future with the quarterback-nee...

  3. NAtional Champs-Heisman Winners

    Heisman Trophy winners that played for AP national champions:2010_Cam Newton, Auburn, QB2009_Mark Ingram, Alabama, RB2004_Matt Leinart, Southern Cal, QB1997_Charles ...

  4. NAtional Champs-Heisman Winners

    Heisman Trophy winners that played for AP national champions:2013_Jameis Winston, Florida State, QB2010_Cam Newton, Auburn, QB2009_Mark Ingram, Alabama, RB2004_Matt ...

  5. Southern Cal scores season low, commits 18 turnovers in 73-53 loss to No. 1 Arizona

    Turnovers and other miscues doomed Southern California's chances of repeating its recent success against Arizona when the Wildcats are ranked.Brandon Ashley and T.J....

  6. No. 1 Alabama's AJ McCarron focusing on wins, not forging Heisman moment against No. 4 Auburn

    AJ McCarron has risen to the occasion on big stages with Southeastern Conference and national titles on the line.Now, top-ranked Alabama's quarterback steps onto one...

  7. Report: Steve Sarkisian to become USC's next coach

    Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - USC has reportedly hired Steve Sarkisian as its new head football coach.According to the Los Angeles Times, Sarkisian and South...

  8. Sarkisian named new USC coach, Orgeron leaving

    Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - USC hired Steve Sarkisian as its new head football coach on Monday, tabbing the Washington sideline boss over interim program l...

  9. Dolphins and Bills clash in AFC East matchup

    (SportsNetwork.com) - Ryan Tannehill and the NFL schedule-makers might not be the best of friends this weekend.The second-year Miami quarterback has been under hella...

  10. Texans' Leinart has fracture, needs surgery

    Houston Texans quarterback Matt Leinart has a fracture in his throwing shoulder and will need to have surgery, head coach Gary Kubiak confirmed Monday.Kubiak said th...

  11. Texans sign quarterback Leinart to one-year deal

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - Former Heisman Trophy winner and free agent Matt Leinart has signed a one-year contract with the Houston Texans , the NFL team said on Tuesday.Qu...

  12. QB Leinart settles in with Texans

    Matt Leinart knows his time is coming.The 2004 Heisman Trophy winner is back in a reserve role with the Houston Texans behind incumbent quarterback Matt Schaub . Dur...

  1. With Carson Palmer sidelined, Matt Leinart hopes to get chance to start for Raiders

    Matt Leinart is hoping to get one more shot to show what he can do as an NFL starting quarterback.With Carson Palmer sidelined for Oakland's season finale in San Die...

  2. QB Matt Leinart agrees to one-year deal with Texans

    Matt Leinart has agreed to a one-year deal with the Houston Texans , according to agent Tom Condon.Leinart was cut by Arizona on Saturday. Condon confirmed in a phon...

  3. QB Matt Leinart signs with Texans

    Quarterback Matt Leinart has officially joined the Houston Texans .The former Heisman Trophy signed a one-year contract Tuesday. He was cut by the Arizona Cardinals ...

  4. QB Matt Leinart starting over with Houston Texans

    Matt Leinart walked into the Houston Texans ' locker room Wednesday with stubble on his face and a new playbook in his hand.Released last week by the Arizona Cardina...

  5. Arizona Cardinals part ways with QB Matt Leinart after days of speculation about his future

    The Arizona Cardinals have released Matt Leinart , parting ways with the former Heisman Trophy winner who was supposed to be the team's franchise quarterback but cou...

  6. NFL cutdown day finds Heisman winners Matt Leinart , Troy Smith looking for new teams

    On a day Heisman Trophy winner Sam Bradford found out he'll be the starting quarterback for the St. Louis Rams, Heisman winners Matt Leinart and Troy Smith found the...

  7. Johnny Unitas Award Winners

    Winners of the Johnny Unitas for the nation's best senior quarterback, presented by the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation:2013_AJ McCarron, Alabama2012...

‹ Prev12345Next ›