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Caleb Hanie | Quarterback

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (28) / 9/11/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 235
College: Colorado State
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Cowboys released or waived QB Caleb Hanie, WR Chris Boyd, OG Wayne Tribue, DE Adewale Ojomo, P Tom Hornsey, and LS Casey Kreiter.
All six players were merely camp bodies. Aug 26 - 3:48 PM

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Cowboys signed QB Caleb Hanie to a one-year contract.

Hanie, 28, hasn't appeared in a game since compiling an 0-4 record for the Bears in 2011, completing just 50 percent of his passes for 613 yards, three touchdowns, and nine interceptions. He's merely a camp arm for Dallas. The move is another sign the Cowboys don't expect Kyle Orton back.
Apr 23 - 4:44 PM

Browns waived QB Caleb Hanie.

It's a sign Brandon Weeden (concussion) will get cleared to back up Jason Campbell for Week 15. Hanie spent only one week on the Browns' active roster.
Tue, Dec 10, 2013 04:35:00 PM

Browns signed QB Caleb Hanie.

Brandon Weeden and Jason Campbell are both in the concussion program, which left trick shot quarterback Alex Tanney as the only healthy quarterback on the roster. Hanie hasn't appeared in an NFL game since 2011, when he filled in for the Bears. The Browns are likely praying that Campbell can get cleared in time for Sunday's game at New England. Campbell has been cleared for exercise.
Tue, Dec 3, 2013 08:54:00 AM

Free agent QB Caleb Hanie will work out for the Browns Tuesday.

With Jason Campbell dealing with a concussion, Hanie is a candidate to back up Brandon Weeden in Week 13. He was the No. 3 quarterback behind Peyton Manning and Brock Osweiler in Denver last season and has been out of football since being released by the Ravens during final cuts.
Tue, Nov 26, 2013 11:27:00 AM

Ravens signed QB Caleb Hanie to a one-year contract.

Hanie has started four games in his NFL career, going 0-4 with three touchdowns and 10 interceptions in those opportunities. He'll try to beat out Tyrod Taylor for the backup job in Baltimore.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 11:55:00 AM

ESPN Chicago reports the Ravens are "expected to sign" free agent QB Caleb Hanie.

Hanie, 28, spent last season as a weekly inactive behind Peyton Manning and Brock Osweiler in Denver. He was released last month. Hanie saw the most extensive action of his career with the Bears in 2011. He started four games down the stretch with Jay Cutler injured and threw three touchdowns and nine interceptions, killing any chance Chicago had at the playoffs.
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 06:50:00 PM

Broncos released QB Caleb Hanie.

Hanie was signed by the Broncos last offseason to be the No. 2 quarterback behind Peyton Manning, but rookie Brock Osweiler beat him out for the job. He's a mediocre talent, and there was no chance Denver was going to pay him the $1.375 million he was due.
Mon, Mar 11, 2013 05:22:00 PM

Broncos re-signed QB Caleb Hanie.

The Broncos just released Hanie on Saturday, but always intended to bring him back after Week 1. The maneuver prevents Hanie's 2012 salary from becoming guaranteed. It's unclear if Hanie or rookie Brock Osweiler is Peyton Manning's primary backup, but our best guess would be Hanie.
Mon, Sep 10, 2012 03:39:00 PM

Broncos released QB Caleb Hanie.

Hanie was released before Week 1 so that his $1 million salary would not be guaranteed. He is expected to be re-signed next week. Rookie Brock Osweiler will be the No. 2 quarterback on Sunday night. Defensive tackle Sealver Siliga was signed from the practice squad to take Hanie's roster spot.
Source: Denver Post
Sat, Sep 8, 2012 02:30:00 PM

No portion of Broncos QB Caleb Hanie's two-year, $2.25 million contract is guaranteed unless he makes the final 53.

Hanie appears unlikely to beat out rookie Brock Osweiler, so he's battling Adam Weber for one spot, for now. The Broncos could also make a move for a more capable veteran before the season. Weber still has practice squad eligibility.
Source: Denver Post
Tue, Aug 7, 2012 05:33:00 PM

Caleb Hanie was "clearly" the No. 2 QB as the Broncos kicked off training camp Thursday.

It's worth noting because Adam Weber closed out minicamp ahead of Hanie in the beat writers' eyes. With Brock Osweiler locked into the developmental role, Hanie and Weber are battling for one roster spot.
Source: Denver Post
Thu, Jul 26, 2012 08:04:00 PM

Broncos agreed to terms with QB Caleb Hanie on a two-year contract.

Denver was Hanie's lone free agent visit. While he'd flashed promise in preseasons past, Hanie went 0-4 in spot starts for the Bears last season and was benched for street free agent Josh McCown. The Broncos shouldn't be done adding QB talent with Hanie and Adam Weber on the roster behind Peyton Manning. Look for a mid- to late-round pick on the position in April's draft.
Sat, Mar 24, 2012 07:14:00 PM

The Broncos are "aggressively chasing" free agent QB Caleb Hanie.

Vying with Tyler Palko as the worst quarterback to step on an NFL field last season, Hanie would be Peyton Manning's backup. It's an extremely odd choice considering Manning's fragile health and the fact that the Bears doubled down on backups this offseason after being stung by Hanie's terrifically poor play. The Broncos have splurged elsewhere in free agency, however, and must go cheap on what could be a highly critical roster spot.
Source: Denver Post
Sat, Mar 24, 2012 10:42:00 AM

The Broncos will talk to free agent QBs Caleb Hanie and Billy Volek about backing up Peyton Manning, according to the Denver Post.

ESPN Chicago reports Hanie will visit the Broncos on Wednesday, and Volek is already in Denver to meet with the club. A local product from Colorado State, Hanie was banished from Chicago after a disastrous four-game stint that took the Bears out of playoff contention last season. He's not much of a "Plan B" for John Elway's Broncos.
Source: Denver Post
Wed, Mar 21, 2012 08:36:00 AM

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QB1Kyle Orton
2Josh Freeman
3B.J. Coleman
4Thad Lewis
5Josh Portis
6John Skelton
7Tyler Thigpen
8Caleb Hanie
9Vince Young
10Brady Quinn
11Kevin Kolb
12David Carr
13McLeod Bethel-Thompson
14Tim Tebow
15Ryan Lindley
16Jordan Rodgers
17Bryn Renner
18Jeff Mathews
19Logan Kilgore
20Ryan Katz
21Colby Cameron
22Kyle Padron
23James Vandenberg
24Mike Hermann
25Nathan Stanley
26Dalton Williams
27Matt Brown
28Caleb TerBush
29Tim Jenkins
30Dayne Crist
31Brett Smith
32James Franklin
33Chase Rettig
34Tommy Rees
35Brock Jensen
36Trent Edwards
37Pat White
38Dennis Dixon
39John Parker Wilson
40Jerrod Johnson
41Adam Weber
42Nate Enderle
43Nick Stephens
44Alex Tanney
45Collin Klein
46Rusty Smith
47Keith Price
48Kory Faulkner
49Alex Carder
RB1Michael Turner
2Michael Bush
3Brandon Jackson
4D.J. Ware
5Ryan Torain
6Beanie Wells
7Andre Brown
8Jamie Harper
9Chris Rainey
10Terrance Ganaway
11Edwin Baker
12Alvester Alexander
13Tauren Poole
14Jewel Hampton
15Zach Brown
16Brandon Saine
17D.J. Harper
18Tim Cornett
19Isaac Redman
20Lance Ball
21Javarris James
22Darren Evans
23Delone Carter
24Anthony Allen
25Damien Berry
26Richard Murphy
27William Powell
28Phillip Tanner
29Tim Flanders
30Terrance Cobb
31Demitrius Bronson
32Jordan Roberts
33Orwin Smith
34Armond Smith
35Cierre Wood
36Stefphon Jefferson
37Ronnie Wingo
38Deonte Williams
39Bradley Randle
40Quentin Hines
41De'Leon Eskridge
GLB1Michael Turner
2Michael Bush
3Ryan Torain
4Beanie Wells
5Andre Brown
3RB1Michael Bush
2D.J. Ware
3Beanie Wells
4Andre Brown
FB1Lousaka Polite
2Vonta Leach
3Lawrence Vickers
4Le'Ron McClain
5Jacob Hester
6Chris Pressley
7Brit Miller
8Braden Wilson
9Zach Boren
10Harvey Unga
11Owen Marecic
12Dorson Boyce
13Owen Schmitt
14Quinn Johnson
15Roosevelt Nix
16James Baker
17Ben Bartholomew
18Ina Liaina
19Stephen Campbell
20J.C. Copeland
21Chad Young
22Kadeem Jones
23Chad Abram
24Alex Debniak
25Ryan Roberson
26Jonathan Amosa
27Rupert Bryan
28Cameron White
29Ryan D'Imperio
30Eddie Williams
31Jon Hoese
32Ben Guidugli
33Nate Eachus
34Jourdan Brooks
35Devonte Campbell
36Brock Bolen
WR11Laurent Robinson
2Jabar Gaffney
3Titus Young
4Darius Johnson
5Keenan Davis
6Taulib Ikharo
7Erik Lora
8Ryan Whalen
9Terrence Toliver
10Juron Criner
11Greg Childs
12Kevin Hardy
13Lamont Bryant
14Ben Obomanu
15Richard Goodman
16Devery Henderson
17Matt Willis
18Lavelle Hawkins
19Brett Swain
20Chaz Schilens
21Tiquan Underwood
22Charly Martin
23Jeremy Kelley
24Sederrick Cunningham
25Marcus Jackson
26Kamar Jorden
27Nicholas Johnson
28Jordan White
29Chris Summers
30Chandler Jones
31Robby Toma
32Carlin Isles
33Jonathan Krause
34Roy Roundtree
35Skye Dawson
36Johnathan Haggerty
37Zach Rogers
38Emmanuel Arceneaux
39Cole McKenzie
40Jamal Miles
41Rashad Evans
42Jon Baldwin
43Sam McGuffie
44Tyrone Goard
45Terrell Sinkfield
46Jheranie Boyd
47Eric Rogers
48Rashaad Carter
49Erik Highsmith
50Chip Reeves
51Kevin Smith
52Quintin Payton
53Wilson Van Hooser
54C.J. Goodwin
55Demetrius Fields
56Scott Pillar
57Mike Davis
58Cody Hoffman
59Kadron Boone
60LaQuan Williams
61Diondre Borel
62Bert Reed
63Brandon Carswell
64Joseph Anderson
65T.J. Moe
66Jasper Collins
67Julius Pruitt
68Mardy Gilyard
69Chastin West
WR21Anthony Armstrong
2Kerry Meier
3Braylon Edwards
4Davone Bess
5Earl Bennett
6Steve Breaston
7Jordan Shipley
8Jacoby Ford
9Mohamed Massaquoi
10Donald Jones
11Brandon Banks
12Kealoha Pilares
13Raymond Radway
14Eric Page
15Donte' Stallworth
16Chris Givens
17Darius Hanks
18Aaron Mellette
19Robert Gill
20David Douglas
21Alec Lemon
22Lamaar Thomas
23Brandon Collins
24Tray Session
25Dominique Croom
26Eric Thomas
27Martel Moore
28Nicholas Edwards
29Greg Hardin
30Chris Harper
31Michael Jenkins
32Jeff Fuller
33Armon Binns
34Tommy Streeter
35Isaiah Williams
36Tim Toone
37Duke Calhoun
38Jarett Dillard
39David Reed
40David Ball
41Devin Aromashodu
42Darius Reynaud
43Early Doucet
44Terrence Austin
45Deon Butler
46Roberto Wallace
47Bobby Sewall
48Ronald Johnson
49Tori Gurley
50Joe Adams
51Devon Wylie
52Marvin McNutt
53Patrick Crayton
54Micah Hatfield
55Perez Ashford
56Rodrick Rumble
57Tony Washington
58Jaz Reynolds
59Alex Neutz
60Kelsey Pope
61Anthony McClung
62Jordan Harris
63Jason Thompson
64Omarius Hines
65Gerrard Sheppard
66Rashad Ross
67Andy Cruse
68Anthony Amos
69R.J. Webb
70Andrew Helmick
71Weston Dressler
72Chris Boyd
73Andrew DePaola
74James Shaw
75Kevin Elliott
76Jared Green
77Mike Willie
78Michael Calvin
79Taveon Rogers
80Ryan Spadola
81Jerry Johnson
82Devin Goda
83Brandon Kaufman
WR31Jabar Gaffney
2Laurent Robinson
3Davone Bess
TE1Aaron Hernandez
2Adam Nissley
3Danny Noble
4Randy McMichael
5Leonard Pope
6Tony Scheffler
7David Thomas
8Kevin Boss
9Daniel Graham
10Jamie Childers
11Andrew Szczerba
12Steve Watson
13Billy Bajema
14D.J. Williams
15Tommy Gallarda
16Sean McGrath
17Jake Byrne
18Konrad Reuland
19Dominique Curry
20Tom Crabtree
21Brody Eldridge
22Nate Byham
23Dedrick Epps
24Nelson Rosario
25Joe Sawyer
26Matt Furstenburg
27Ben Cotton
28David Rolf
29Hayden Smith
30Justin Jones
31Joel Dreessen
32Martin Rucker
33Dan Gronkowski
34Colin Cloherty
35Kevin Brock
36Ben Hartsock
37Visanthe Shiancoe
38Evan Moore
39Travis Beckum
40Richard Quinn
41Jake O'Connell
42Isaiah Stanback
43Brian Wozniak
44Jerome Cunningham
45Evan Landi
46Taylor Cook
47Colin Anderson
48Travis Tannahill
49Chase Clement
50Adam Schiltz
51A.C. Leonard
52Joe Don Duncan
53Blake Annen
54Chase Dixon
55David Wright
56Tim Biere
57Ryan Otten
58Jamie McCoy
59Martell Webb
60Michael Higgins
61Alex Silvestro
62Brett Brackett
63Cameron Graham
K1Jay Feely
2Rob Bironas
3Garrett Hartley
4Matt Szymanski
5Danny Hrapmann
6Brandon Bogotay
7Havard Rugland
8Austin Signor
9Dustin Hopkins
10Morgan Lineberry
11Quinn Sharp
12Brett Baer
13Brett Maher
14Jose Maltos
15Adam Yates
16Zach Ramirez
17Carey Spear
18Michael Palardy
19Sergio Castillo
20Mitch Ewald
21Kevin Goessling