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Marc Bulger | Quarterback

Team: Baltimore Ravens
Age / DOB:  (41) / 4/5/1977
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 208
College: West Virginia
Drafted: 2000 / Rd. 6 (168) / NO

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ESPN's Chris Mortensen confirms that free agent Marc Bulger "does not want to play" football anymore.
Adam Schefter reported on August 3 that Bulger had decided to retire. Some in the national media have pulled for Bulger's return, but the 34-year-old informed the Colts that he wasn't interested during a recent inquiry. Sun, Sep 18, 2011 11:19:00 PM

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Retired QB Marc Bulger has informed the Ravens that he'd be willing to return to football if Joe Flacco got hurt.

Ravens offensive coordinator Cam Cameron recently reached out to Bulger. Bulger, however, has shown zero desire to take quarterback snaps in real games. We suspect he might re-sign with the team during the season in event of Flacco injury, but only as a backup to Tyrod Taylor. Bulger doesn't want to play.
Sat, Sep 3, 2011 10:48:00 AM

Free agent Marc Bulger has decided to retire, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

After 11 seasons and two Pro Bowls, Bulger says he is passing up opportunities to keep playing at age 34. He'll be remembered as the man that took over for Kurt Warner in St. Louis, but Bulger could never get the Rams over the hump despite a 12-win season in 2003. Injuries sapped the later part of his career and he'll end up with 22,814 yards, 122 touchdowns and 93 interceptions.
Wed, Aug 3, 2011 08:18:00 AM

The Cardinals have reportedly begun pursuit of four veteran quarterbacks Tuesday, including free agent Marc Bulger.

The Arizona Republic confirms the Cardinals have already talked trade with the Eagles and Broncos on Kevin Kolb and Kyle Orton. They have also been in discussions with the player reps for Matt Hasselbeck and Bulger. The latter two are extreme longshots in Arizona. The Cardinals are simply putting fallback plans in place while also calling the Eagles' bluff on an inflated asking price for Kolb.
Tue, Jul 26, 2011 03:43:00 PM

According to Aaron Wilson of the Carroll County Times, free agent Marc Bulger has "strong interest" in re-signing with the Ravens.

Bulger doesn't want to play, and the Ravens were thrilled with his practice performance and locker-room presence last year. Previous reports stated that Bulger wants to stay on the East Coast. At this point, our money is on Bulger re-signing with the Ravens, probably for two or three years at $3 million annually.
Mon, Jul 18, 2011 10:25:00 PM

According to Mike Jurecki of XTRA 910 Phoenix, free agent Marc Bulger has no interest in playing for the Cardinals.

Jurecki is one of the more plugged-in radio guys around, so he's worth a listen on a topic like this. "Marc Bulger doesn't want to play in Arizona according to my source," Jurecki said Monday. This adds more credence to the belief that Bulger isn't interested in becoming a starting quarterback again. He'd be exploring all of his options -- regardless of locale -- if he wanted to resurrect his career. We expect Bulger to sign somewhere as a backup, quite possibly in Baltimore.
Mon, Jul 18, 2011 07:40:00 PM

Citing people close to the free agent, the Sports Xchange's Len Pasquerelli insists Marc Bulger "still has the fire to play" as a starter.

Pasquerelli and Bulger's father went to high school together, so this appears to be coming on good authority. "Last year, when he didn't get off the bench it wasn't like he got completely cozy with being the No. 2 guy," said Pasquarelli's source. "The situation, though, will have to be the right one." This jibes with previous reports that Bulger doesn't want to stray far from his St. Louis area home. Geographically, the best fits are Minnesota, Cincinnati, and Tennessee if Bulger wants to compete to start.
Thu, Jun 30, 2011 05:38:00 PM

The Ravens would reportedly welcome free agent QB Marc Bulger back if he's not offered a chance to compete for a starting job in free agency.

Several factors could work to place Bulger back in Baltimore: His desire to stay east of the Mississippi, a perception that he's happy not starting, and the six first- and second-round quarterback picks this year.
Fri, Jun 24, 2011 10:42:00 AM

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel's Omar Kelly believes "at worst," the Dolphins will land free agent Marc Bulger as their Chad Henne competition.

NFL Network's Jason La Canfora said in late May that the Dolphins could be a "team to watch" in the Bulger hunt, so this might not just be a shot in the dark from Kelly. It's unknown if Bulger would rather start or be a backup, but he'd likely end up doing both in Miami.
Mon, Jun 20, 2011 10:59:00 AM

Kurt Warner told KTAR Radio in Arizona recently that he thinks free agent Marc Bulger is satisfied with being an NFL backup.

"For too many guys, it’s all about winning and losing, it’s all about starting, it’s all about how much money you can make," Warner said. "And that’s not Marc Bulger." Warner noted that Bulger "got beat up pretty good" in St. Louis, and wouldn't be surprised if the 34-year-old is "happy" to just be a backup. If Warner is correct, Bulger's market value will be much less rich than the mainstream media has attempted to make us believe.
Thu, Jun 16, 2011 01:12:00 PM

NFL Network's Jason LaCanfora has some "pretty good sources" on the Ravens who believe free agent Marc Bulger will be a "very good quarterback" in 2011.

"They told me when he's on the field and running the offense, the ball often doesn't hit the ground," said LaCanfora. "They would love to keep him in Baltimore as the backup, but they think someone will sign him to a two-year contract and let him compete to start or be a bridge quarterback and a pretty good one at that." It's easy to believe Bulger looked great in practice. We remain skeptical that he'll maintain that same level of effectiveness in the face of real pressure.
Fri, May 27, 2011 11:59:00 AM

According to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora, the Dolphins "might end up being the team to watch" for free agent Marc Bulger.

This would fit John Clayton of ESPN's recent report that Bulger doesn't want to leave the East Coast. La Canfora does seem a bit skeptical about the Bulger-to-Dolphins idea, using the qualifier " ... if a market really forms for Bulger." We get the feeling that Bulger doesn't want to be a starter in the NFL, and that he'd be more comfortable not taking anymore hits.
Wed, May 25, 2011 03:56:00 PM

According to ESPN's John Clayton, free agent Marc Bulger is "probably gonna stay on the East Coast."

Clayton reiterated that Bulger has no interest in joining the Cardinals out west. East Coast destinations could include Baltimore, where he spent last season and reportedly looked sharp in practice, or D.C. where the Redskins are rumored to have some interest. The Dolphins might be another option for Bulger. He could compete with Chad Henne in South Beach.
Mon, May 23, 2011 04:27:00 PM

Free agent Marc Bulger doesn't want to sign with the Cardinals, hears ESPN's John Clayton.

The Bulger to Arizona rumors were red hot a couple weeks ago, but that has died down. With constant reports that Kevin Kolb will be traded to the Cardinals, Bulger likely won't have Arizona as an option anyway. He'll likely have to settle for a "bridge" situation like Carolina or Tennessee.
Mon, May 23, 2011 11:51:00 AM

ESPN 101's Tony Softli believes free agent Marc Bulger should remain a No. 2 quarterback and not be pursued by teams as a possible starter.

Softli was a Rams personnel man when Bulger's St. Louis career came to a close. "Shell-shocked quarterbacks really struggle with happy feet," he writes, "and give up on a play rather than stand in there and throw under pressure." Bulger might've looked good on the Ravens' practice field, but it could be a different story entirely when the bullets are flying again.
Thu, May 19, 2011 09:06:00 AM

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