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Trent Edwards | Quarterback

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (31) / 10/30/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 230
College: Stanford
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Raiders signed QB Trent Edwards, DL David Carter and DT Torell Troup to reserve/future contracts.
The signing says as much about the state of Edwards' career as it does the Raiders' roster. Released by the Bears in training camp, Edwards has attempted just two passes over the past three seasons. We would say there's no chance he earns a roster spot next summer, but anything is possible for a team that signed OT Alex Barron in 2013. Thu, Jan 2, 2014 05:04:00 PM

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Free agent QBs Trent Edwards and Mike Kafka worked out for the Falcons.

The Falcons lost No. 2 quarterback Dominique Davis to injury in Sunday's blowout loss to the Bucs. Edwards was part of the Bears' final cuts this summer, while Kafka spent training camp and preseason with the Jaguars.
Tue, Nov 19, 2013 10:13:00 PM

Free agent Trent Edwards worked out for the Raiders on Tuesday.

Edwards is part of the Raiders' search for a better backup. The seventh-year pro has attempted just two passes since the end of the 2010 season.
Tue, Oct 8, 2013 02:25:00 PM

Bears released QB Trent Edwards.

The journeyman veteran lasted 12 days on the roster. It means the Bears are going with just Josh McCown behind Jay Cutler at quarterback. It's a dangerous strategy considering Cutler's injury history, but Edwards would have been a waste of a roster spot. He's a sub-replacement level NFL quarterback.
Fri, Aug 30, 2013 11:40:00 AM

Bears signed QB Trent Edwards and waived WR Jerrell Jackson.

Jackson is a former UDFA out of Missouri. Edwards has been bouncing around the NFL since once being regarded as the Bills' quarterback of the future. Now 29 years old, Edwards is just a practice arm for the rest of Bears camp.
Sun, Aug 18, 2013 02:12:00 PM

Free agents Trent Edwards and Jordan Palmer are joining JaMarcus Russell for Friday's workout with the Bears.

Russell has always had an impressive arm, but it will look like a missile launcher next to these two. Edwards beat out Mike Kafka for the Eagles' No. 3 job last year, but was released in April. Carson's little brother was on the street last season until Blaine Gabbert's injury led to a chance in Jacksonville.
Wed, Jun 5, 2013 08:22:00 AM

ESPN New York reports the Jets haven't "slammed the door shut" on adding another quarterback to replace David Garrard.

The free-agent market is barren, but one name that sticks out is Trent Edwards. Edwards was with new Jets OC Marty Mornhinweg in Philadelphia last season. Including the preseason, the 29-year-old completed over 68 percent of his passes and threw for four touchdowns. Edwards wouldn't be an option to start, but he knows the offense and could hold the clipboard for Geno Smith if the Jets are intent on dumping Mark Sanchez.
Sat, May 18, 2013 11:13:00 AM

Eagles released QB Trent Edwards.

Edwards, 29, won the Eagles' No. 3 quarterback job last year after a fine preseason performance that saw him complete 67.5 percent of his passes for 489 yards and four touchdowns. Edwards has a career 75.5 quarterback rating over the course of six regular seasons, completing 60.6 percent of his passes for 6,033 yards, 26 scores, and 30 interceptions.
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 06:09:00 PM

Eagles signed QB Trent Edwards to a one-year contract extension.

He’s now signed through 2013. Edwards beat out Mike Kafka for No. 3 duties with an unexpectedly strong preseason, completing 67.5 percent of his passes for 489 yards and four touchdowns. He's behind Michael Vick and Nick Foles.
Wed, Sep 5, 2012 05:37:00 PM

Trent Edwards has won the No. 3 quarterback job.

Mike Kafka opened training camp as the backup and ended it as a fourth-stringer on the trading block. Edwards won the job by completing 68 percent of his preseason passes and compiling a 100.5 passer rating. The Eagles will roll with three quarterbacks in part thanks to Michael Vick's recent injury woes.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 03:44:00 PM

Trent Edwards completed 22-of-32 passes for 197 yards and a touchdown to close out an impressive preseason against the Jets.

It's not like the Eagles to give up on any future trade value that Mike Kafka may possess, but Edwards has earned a roster spot. The veteran has completed 54-of-80 preseason passes (68 percent) for 489 yards and a 100.5 passer rating. Of his 18 preseason possessions, 12 ended in a score or a field-goal attempt. If Edwards doesn't make the team, it's not because of anything that happened on the field in August.
Source: CSN Philly
Thu, Aug 30, 2012 11:42:00 PM

Trent Edwards had his mechanics adjusted this offseason to fit the Eagles' scheme.

Edwards struggled badly with the change, often missing throws in offense-only drills. He'll enter camp behind Mike Kafka and rookie Nick Foles. We wouldn't expect Edwards to crack the final roster.
Fri, Jul 6, 2012 11:42:00 AM

According to the Courier-Post, Mike Kafka is "running away" with the Eagles' backup quarterback competition.

Per beat writer Geoff Mosher, Trent Edwards has struggled to make good throws "even in offense-only drills with no defense to obstruct him." Kafka, meanwhile, is said to be sporting a stronger arm after spending the offseason bulking up. With rookie Nick Foles locked in as the Eagles' No. 3 signal caller, Edwards might not last beyond the early days of camp.
Sat, May 26, 2012 10:45:00 AM

Eagles QB Trent Edwards has "bulked up" this offseason, adding at least 10 pounds of (presumably) muscle.

It's surely an effort on the injury prone former third-round pick's part to make himself more durable, but 10 pounds of muscle is not the only thing that's been standing between Edwards and greatness. Depending on what the Eagles do in the draft, Edwards will either push Mike Kafka to be Michael Vick's backup or third stringer.
Tue, Apr 17, 2012 12:01:00 PM

Eagles agreed to terms with QB Trent Edwards on a one-year contract.

Edwards was out of the league last season after being released by Oakland in early September. GM Howie Roseman indicated Thursday that the Eagles would add competition for Mike Kafka as the primary backup, though we suspect Edwards won't be the only option. The injury-prone former Bills starter shouldn't be guaranteed a roster spot.
Thu, Feb 23, 2012 04:53:00 PM

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9Mike Kafka
10David Carr
11Rex Grossman
12Vince Young
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14Kevin Kolb
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16Pat White
17John Parker Wilson
18Jerrod Johnson
19Adam Weber
20Nate Enderle
21Nick Stephens
22Tyler Wilson
23Ryan Katz
24Colby Cameron
25Kyle Padron
26James Vandenberg
27Mike Hermann
28Nathan Stanley
29Dalton Williams
30Matt Brown
31Caleb TerBush
32Tim Jenkins
33Dayne Crist
34Tajh Boyd
35Brett Smith
36James Franklin
37Jordan Rodgers
38Brendon Kay
39Logan Kilgore
40Chase Rettig
41Tommy Rees
42Brock Jensen
43Kory Faulkner
44Alex Carder
45Keith Price
46Collin Klein
47Rusty Smith
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3Beanie Wells
4Andre Brown
5Brandon Jackson
6D.J. Ware
7Jamie Harper
8Jalen Parmele
9BenJarvus Green-Ellis
10Chris Rainey
11Terrance Ganaway
12Alvester Alexander
13D.J. Harper
14Jewel Hampton
15Zach Brown
16Lance Ball
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20Mikel Leshoure
21Michael Bush
22Tim Cornett
23Stephen Houston
24Brandon Saine
25Alex Green
26Armond Smith
27Derrick Strozier
28Demitrius Bronson
29David Fluellen
30Roy Finch
31Tim Flanders
32Jordan Lynch
33George Atkinson III
34Delone Carter
35Anthony Allen
36Damien Berry
37Richard Murphy
38William Powell
39Javarris James
40Josh Vaughan
41Darren Evans
42Cierre Wood
43Stefphon Jefferson
44Deonte Williams
45Bradley Randle
46Quentin Hines
47De'Leon Eskridge
48Jordan Roberts
49Orwin Smith
50Kapri Bibbs
51Tauren Poole
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2Ryan Torain
3Beanie Wells
4Andre Brown
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2Beanie Wells
3Andre Brown
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2Vonta Leach
3Lawrence Vickers
4Le'Ron McClain
5Jacob Hester
6Tony Fiammetta
7Frank Summers
8Chris Pressley
9Brit Miller
10Ray Agnew
11Maurice Hagens
12James Baker
13Harvey Unga
14Owen Marecic
15Shaun Chapas
16Dorson Boyce
17Eric Kettani
18Quinn Johnson
19Owen Schmitt
20Brian Leonard
21Evan Rodriguez
22Collin Mooney
23Braden Wilson
24Zach Boren
25Lonnie Pryor
26Ben Bartholomew
27Ina Liaina
28Stephen Campbell
29J.C. Copeland
30Chad Young
31Kadeem Jones
32Chad Abram
33Alex Debniak
34Ryan Roberson
35Jonathan Amosa
36Rupert Bryan
37Cameron White
38Devonte Campbell
39Michael Zordich
40Jourdan Brooks
41Nate Eachus
42Jon Hoese
43Ben Guidugli
44Eddie Williams
45Ryan D'Imperio
46Karl Williams
47Brock Bolen
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2Jabar Gaffney
3Santonio Holmes
4Laurent Robinson
5Titus Young
6Joe Morgan
7Darius Johnson
8Keenan Davis
9Taulib Ikharo
10Kevin Hardy
11Tim Benford
12LaRon Byrd
13Lamont Bryant
14Justin Brown
15Greg Childs
16Ryan Whalen
17Jamar Newsome
18Terrence Toliver
19Richard Goodman
20Ben Obomanu
21Devery Henderson
22Erik Lora
23Jonathan Krause
24Matt Willis
25Lavelle Hawkins
26Brett Swain
27Chaz Schilens
28Brian Robiskie
29Tiquan Underwood
30Charly Martin
31Johnathan Haggerty
32Jordan White
33Chris Summers
34Naaman Roosevelt
35Emmanuel Arceneaux
36Sederrick Cunningham
37Zach Rogers
38Marcus Jackson
39Derek Moye
40Kamar Jorden
41Nicholas Johnson
42Robby Toma
43Carlin Isles
44Chad Bumphis
45Roy Roundtree
46Dan Buckner
47Tyrone Goard
48Sam McGuffie
49Erik Highsmith
50Chip Reeves
51Terrell Sinkfield
52Jheranie Boyd
53Eric Rogers
54Rashaad Carter
55Demetrius Fields
56Scott Pillar
57Bert Reed
58Brandon Carswell
59Joseph Anderson
60Mark Harrison
61Cole McKenzie
62Jamal Miles
63Rashad Evans
64T.J. Moe
65Jasper Collins
66LaQuan Williams
67Diondre Borel
68Jeremy Ebert
69Jon Baldwin
70Chastin West
71Julius Pruitt
72Mardy Gilyard
73Kevin Smith
74Quintin Payton
75Wilson Van Hooser
76C.J. Goodwin
77Mike Davis
78Cody Hoffman
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7Donald Jones
8Earl Bennett
9Mohamed Massaquoi
10Jordan Shipley
11Micheal Spurlock
12Steve Breaston
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16Eric Page
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33Michael Jenkins
34David Ball
35Devin Aromashodu
36David Reed
37Jarett Dillard
38Dezmon Briscoe
39Tim Toone
40Duke Calhoun
41Nick Williams
42Dominique Croom
43Charles Hawkins
44Alex Gillett
45Eric Thomas
46Lacoltan Bester
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49Jordan Harris
50Jaz Reynolds
51Austin Franklin
52Alex Neutz
53Geraldo Boldewijn
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77Mike Willie
78Michael Calvin
79Taveon Rogers
80Perez Ashford
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86Tori Gurley
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5Davone Bess
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34Ben Cotton
35David Rolf
36Emmanuel Ogbuehi
37Jacob Pedersen
38D.J. Tialavea
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46Tim Biere
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48Martell Webb
49Cameron Graham
50Michael Higgins
51Alex Silvestro
52Brian Wozniak
53David Wright
54Jason Schepler
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56A.C. Leonard
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58Evan Landi
59Taylor Cook
60Colin Anderson
61Travis Tannahill
62Travis Beckum
63Richard Quinn
64Jake O'Connell
65Evan Moore
66Jamie McCoy
67Nathan Overbay
68Isaiah Stanback
69Morrell Presley
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