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Caleb Hanie | Quarterback

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (29) / 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. Tue, Aug 26, 2014 03:48:00 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.
Wed, Apr 23, 2014 04:44:00 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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5Josh Portis
6Caleb Hanie
7Curtis Painter
8John Skelton
9Mike Kafka
10David Carr
11Rex Grossman
12Vince Young
13Brady Quinn
14Kevin Kolb
15Trent Edwards
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
RB1Michael Turner
2Ryan Torain
3Beanie Wells
4Andre Brown
5Brandon Jackson
6D.J. Ware
7Jamie Harper
8Jalen Parmele
9BenJarvus Green-Ellis
10Chris Rainey
11Terrance Ganaway
12Brandon Saine
13D.J. Harper
14Jewel Hampton
15Zach Brown
16Lance Ball
17Isaac Redman
18Evan Royster
19Ray Rice
20Mikel Leshoure
21Michael Bush
22Tim Cornett
23Stephen Houston
24Alvester Alexander
25Alex Green
26Tauren Poole
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
51Armond Smith
52Edwin Baker
GLB1Michael Turner
2Ryan Torain
3Beanie Wells
4Andre Brown
3RB1D.J. Ware
2Beanie Wells
3Andre Brown
FB1Lousaka Polite
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
WR11Nate Burleson
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
79Torrence Allen
WR21Braylon Edwards
2Davone Bess
3Jerome Simpson
4Anthony Armstrong
5Kerry Meier
6David Nelson
7Earl Bennett
8Jordan Shipley
9Mohamed Massaquoi
10Micheal Spurlock
11Steve Breaston
12Donte' Stallworth
13Donald Jones
14Brandon Banks
15Kealoha Pilares
16Raymond Radway
17Eric Page
18Chris Givens
19Darius Hanks
20Aaron Mellette
21Robert Gill
22Isaiah Burse
23Greg Hardin
24Lacoltan Bester
25Nicholas Edwards
26Dominique Croom
27Nick Williams
28Charles Hawkins
29Alex Gillett
30Eric Thomas
31Martel Moore
32Lanear Sampson
33Alec Lemon
34Lamaar Thomas
35David Douglas
36Dale Moss
37Brandon Collins
38Tray Session
39Jeff Fuller
40Isaiah Williams
41Duke Calhoun
42Michael Jenkins
43David Ball
44Devin Aromashodu
45Jarett Dillard
46Dezmon Briscoe
47David Reed
48Tim Toone
49Roberto Wallace
50Bobby Sewall
51Terrence Austin
52Deon Butler
53Darius Reynaud
54Early Doucet
55Patrick Crayton
56Tori Gurley
57Ronald Johnson
58Joe Adams
59Marvin McNutt
60Kevin Elliott
61Jared Green
62Mike Willie
63Michael Calvin
64Taveon Rogers
65Andrew DePaola
66James Shaw
67Devin Goda
68Jerry Johnson
69Rodrick Rumble
70Brandon Kaufman
71Jaz Reynolds
72Austin Franklin
73Alex Neutz
74Geraldo Boldewijn
75Kelsey Pope
76Anthony McClung
77Weston Dressler
78Chris Boyd
79Omarius Hines
80Gerrard Sheppard
81Andy Cruse
82Anthony Amos
83R.J. Webb
84Andrew Helmick
85Jason Thompson
86Perez Ashford
87Jordan Harris
88Micah Hatfield
WR31Nate Burleson
2Jabar Gaffney
3Santonio Holmes
4Laurent Robinson
5Davone Bess
TE1Leonard Pope
2Tony Scheffler
3David Thomas
4Kevin Boss
5Randy McMichael
6Aaron Hernandez
7Adam Nissley
8Danny Noble
9Jamie Childers
10David Paulson
11Sean McGrath
12Andrew Szczerba
13Tommy Gallarda
14D.J. Williams
15Steve Watson
16Daniel Graham
17Billy Bajema
18Evan Wilson
19Ben Hartsock
20Visanthe Shiancoe
21Tom Crabtree
22Brody Eldridge
23Nate Byham
24Dedrick Epps
25Zach Potter
26Colin Cloherty
27Jeron Mastrud
28Steve Maneri
29Dominique Curry
30Joel Dreessen
31Dan Gronkowski
32Martin Rucker
33Cameron Morrah
34Matt Furstenburg
35Ben Cotton
36David Rolf
37Emmanuel Ogbuehi
38Jacob Pedersen
39D.J. Tialavea
40Justin Jones
41Asa Watson
42Weslye Saunders
43Hayden Smith
44Nelson Rosario
45Jake Byrne
46Joe Sawyer
47Tim Biere
48Andre Hardy
49Martell Webb
50Cameron Graham
51Michael Higgins
52Alex Silvestro
53Brian Wozniak
54David Wright
55Jason Schepler
56Chase Clement
57Adam Schiltz
58A.C. Leonard
59Rob Blanchflower
60Joe Don Duncan
61Evan Landi
62Taylor Cook
63Colin Anderson
64Travis Tannahill
65Travis Beckum
66Richard Quinn
67Jake O'Connell
68Evan Moore
69Jamie McCoy
70Nathan Overbay
71Isaiah Stanback
72Morrell Presley
73Jerome Cunningham
K1Maikon Bonani
2Nate Freese
3Billy Cundiff
4Rob Bironas
5Alex Henery
6Matt Szymanski
7Giorgio Tavecchio
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10Havard Rugland
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12Morgan Lineberry
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14Brett Baer
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16Mitch Ewald
17Kevin Goessling
18Brett Maher
19Jose Maltos
20Adam Yates
21Zach Ramirez