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Richard Bartel | Quarterback

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (31) / 2/3/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 230
College: Tarleton State
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Cardinals released QB Richard Bartel with an injury settlement.
Bartel was placed on injured reserve after suffering a shoulder injury in Thursday's preseason finale, but will now be free to sign with any club once he's healthy. A journeyman veteran, it bodes extremely poorly for Bartel's future that he's getting cut loose from a team with the league's worst quarterback situation. Mon, Sep 3, 2012 01:12:00 PM

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Cardinals placed QB Richard Bartel (shoulder) and RB Javarris James (torn ACL) on injured reserve, ending their seasons.

Bartel went down in Thursday's preseason finale, and almost certainly would have been released if not for his injury. A restricted free agent in the offseason, Bartel will likely be non-tendered.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 07:56:00 PM

Richard Bartel injured his right shoulder during Thursday's preseason finale.

The injury ends any shot Bartel had at sticking on the final roster. Developmental sixth-round rookie Ryan Lindley is going to be the third quarterback behind John Skelton and Kevin Kolb.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 08:10:00 AM

Cardinals offered contracts to QB Rich Bartel, RB Alfonso Smith, DE Ronald Talley and LB Brandon Williams.

All are ''exclusive rights'' free agents and expected to sign. Bartel appeared in two games last season in relief of John Skelton. Smith, undrafted in 2006, spent time between the Cardinals' active roster and practice squad. Talley and Williams provide organizational depth.
Sat, Mar 10, 2012 06:50:00 PM

In relief of an inept John Skelton, Richard Bartel completed 8-of-16 passes for 64 yards with a touchdown in Sunday's loss to the 49ers.

Bartel showed impressive arm strength, somehow getting a 23-yard touchdown pass to Larry Fitzgerald through two defenders. He also looked comfortable in the pocket, checking down to Early Doucet well. However, the 49ers were in all-out prevent mode by the time Bartel got in the game. It's unclear if he or Skelton will start if Kevin Kolb (toe) can't get back for Week 12.
Sun, Nov 20, 2011 07:51:00 PM

Richard Bartel completed 12-of-16 passes for 216 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception against the Broncos in the preseason finale.

He can sling it. Bartel finished the preseason an eye-popping 37-of-54 (68.5 percent) for 530 yards (9.8 YPA) and a 5-2 TD-to-INT ratio for a passer rating near 110.0. He's earned the No. 2 job over John Skelton, who has been sidelined with an ankle injury.
Fri, Sep 2, 2011 01:59:00 AM

The Arizona Republic considers Richard Bartel a strong contender for the Cardinals' No. 3 QB job this summer.

The Cardinals are expected to trade for a starter, use John Skelton as the No. 2 QB, and stage a battle between Bartel and Max Hall for the third spot. In addition to good size and a strong arm, Bartel displayed plenty of confidence and downfield aggressiveness in a Week 17 appearance. He could end up sending Hall to the practice squad.
Tue, Jun 7, 2011 07:12:00 PM

Coming on in relief of John Skelton, Richard Bartel completed 16-of-28 passes for 150 yards in a Week 17 loss to the 49ers.

Larry Fitzgerald owners wish they had Bartel throwing in Week 16. Bartel amazingly compiled those numbers in a shade more than one quarter of action. He came out firing down field, targeting Fitzgerald on his first three throws while showing no hesitation whatsoever. Bartel put enough on tape to merit a look as a third-stringer in 2011, but he'll have to fight for a roster spot in training camp.
Sun, Jan 2, 2011 08:20:00 PM

Cardinals signed QB Richard Bartel, as expected.

Bartel, who backed up Daunte Culpepper for Sacramento in the UFL this year, worked out a few weeks ago for the Cardinals. Though he's never played in an NFL game, he's seen time with the Cowboys, Browns, Jaguars and Redskins. He'll be a third-stringer in Arizona.
Tue, Dec 7, 2010 01:42:00 PM

The Cardinals will reportedly sign free agent QB Richard Bartel to their active roster this week.

Max Hall is a candidate for I.R. after dislocating his left shoulder in Sunday's loss to St. Louis. Bartel, 27, is a practice-squad type journeyman. He'll be No. 3 on the depth chart behind John Skelton and Derek Anderson.
Mon, Dec 6, 2010 11:37:00 AM

Redskins waived QB Richard Bartel.

Bartel lost out to John Beck, who signed an extension with the Redskins on Wednesday, for the No. 3 job. Bartel has a big arm but lacks accuracy and decision-making skills.
Sat, Sep 4, 2010 04:28:00 PM

Redskins signed QB Richard Bartel off the Jaguars practice squad.

Andre Woodson can pack his bags once again as he's off the practice squad. Bartel and his big arm will be the No. 3 quarterback behind Jason Campbell and Todd Collins. We're hoping that the Redskins don't think this is a long-term answer to their quarterback woes.
Wed, Nov 25, 2009 10:37:00 AM

Jaguars signed QB Richard Bartel to their practice squad.

The strong-armed Tarleton State product has spent time on both the Cowboys' and the Browns' practice squads. He's essentially the No. 3 quarterback in Jacksonville.
Mon, Sep 7, 2009 12:22:00 PM

Browns waived QB Richard Bartel.

The former Cowboys practice squad quarterback has a big arm but went to Tarleton State. That's all you need to know.
Sat, Sep 5, 2009 10:41:00 PM

Browns promoted QB Richard Bartel from their practice squad.

Big armed but considered to have shaky accuracy, Bartel will close out Week 17 as Bruce Gradkowski's backup and enter the offseason with little chance of making the 2009 club barring an outstanding showing in spring and summer work.
Fri, Dec 26, 2008 04:58:00 PM

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20Quentin Hines
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24Darren Evans
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13Jonathan Amosa
14Rupert Bryan
15Eddie Williams
16Jon Hoese
17Ben Guidugli
18Nate Eachus
19Jourdan Brooks
20Devonte Campbell
21Ryan D'Imperio
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2Laurent Robinson
3Earl Bennett
4Titus Young
5Jabar Gaffney
6Devery Henderson
7Greg Childs
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10Brian Tyms
11Kevin Hardy
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14Taulib Ikharo
15Robby Toma
16Carlin Isles
17Marcus Jackson
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19Nicholas Johnson
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21Sederrick Cunningham
22Zach Rogers
23David Gilreath
24Matt Willis
25Brett Swain
26Chaz Schilens
27Anthony Armstrong
28Charly Martin
29Johnathan Haggerty
30Emmanuel Arceneaux
31Jordan White
32Courtney Roby
33Diondre Borel
34Chastin West
35Julius Pruitt
36Mardy Gilyard
37Cole McKenzie
38Jamal Miles
39Rashad Evans
40Sam McGuffie
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42Bert Reed
43Brandon Carswell
44Joseph Anderson
45Erik Highsmith
46Chip Reeves
47Terrell Sinkfield
48Jheranie Boyd
49Eric Rogers
50Rashaad Carter
51Demetrius Fields
52Scott Pillar
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3Braylon Edwards
4Kerry Meier
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6Brian Robiskie
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8Donald Jones
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10Jordan Shipley
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12Darius Hanks
13Brandon Banks
14Robert Gill
15Derek Hagan
16Steve Breaston
17Donte' Stallworth
18Michael Jenkins
19David Ball
20Devin Aromashodu
21Martel Moore
22Brandon Collins
23Tray Session
24David Douglas
25Jeff Fuller
26Duke Calhoun
27Tim Toone
28Naaman Roosevelt
29Jarett Dillard
30Nicholas Edwards
31Perez Ashford
32Jason Thompson
33Omarius Hines
34Anthony Amos
35R.J. Webb
36Andrew Helmick
37Terrence Austin
38Deon Butler
39Early Doucet
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41Bobby Sewall
42Michael Calvin
43Taveon Rogers
44Dale Moss
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5David Thomas
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14Ben Cotton
15David Rolf
16Joe Sawyer
17Dominique Curry
18Visanthe Shiancoe
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26Dedrick Epps
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28Tim Biere
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30Alex Silvestro
31Jake O'Connell
32Evan Moore
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36Taylor Cook
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