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Ty Detmer | Quarterback

Team: Atlanta Falcons
Age / DOB:  (46) / 10/30/1967
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 189
College: Brigham Young

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Ty Detmer will not be back with the Falcons and is expected to retire.
The 38-year-old quarterback may go into coaching. The former BYU star, a ninth-round pick when he came out, survived 15 years in the NFL despite not taking a snap since 2001. He lost his only playoff start, for the Eagles in 1996. Fri, Apr 14, 2006 08:40:00 AM
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The Falcons re-signed quarterback Ty Detmer to a one-year contract.

Detmer will continue as the #3 QB behind Vick, and Matt Schaub. The Falcons are keeping him around almost as an extra QB coach because he knows the west-coast offense so well.
Tue, Mar 29, 2005 12:36:00 PM

Falcons have declared Ty Detmer, TE Darnell Sanders, CB DeAngelo Hall, FS Etric Pruitt, LB Jamie Duncan, and OT Jared Peck inactive for today's game.

Sun, Sep 26, 2004 12:13:00 PM

Falcons have named DL Cleveland Pinkney, TE Darnell Sanders, CB DeAngelo Hall, TE Dwayne Blakely, LB Jamie Duncan, DL Karon Riley, OG Martin Bibla, QB Ty Detmer inactive for Week one.

Detmer will be the third QB this season behind Michael Vick and Matt Schaub.
Sun, Sep 12, 2004 03:35:00 PM

The Falcons signed quarterback Ty Detmer, formerly of the Lions, to a one-year contract.

The Falcons continue to look for a reliable backup. Detmer will likely be the guy for now, but his best role would be as a No. 3 QB and tutor for Michael Vick.
Fri, Mar 26, 2004 11:04:00 AM

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