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Pat White | Quarterback

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (29) / 2/25/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 190
College: West Virginia
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Ex-Dolphins QB Pat White has retired from football.
The No. 44 overall pick of the 2009 draft spent the 2014 season in Canada. A special college athlete, White didn't have the size or arm talent to translate his game to the professional level. Mar 19 - 10:04 PM

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Free agent QB Pat White has signed with the Edmonton Eskimos of the CFL.

White "made" the Redskins' 53-man roster last season, but was cut after Week 1. He visited the Bills and Raiders in October, but couldn't latch on with either quarterback-needy team. Although White is still only 28, his NFL career is almost certainly over.
Source: esks.com
Thu, Mar 27, 2014 01:07:00 PM

Free agent QB Pat White is leaving Buffalo to make his scheduled Tuesday workout with the Raiders.

The Bills are going to roll with Thaddeus Lewis and Jeff Tuel for now. White is hoping to get a shot to land as Terrelle Pryor's backup in Oakland.
Mon, Oct 7, 2013 09:04:00 AM

Free agent QB Pat White is scheduled to work out for the Raiders Tuesday.

The Raiders clearly aren't satisfied with current backups Matt McGloin and Matt Flynn. But White, who impressed during the preseason while with the Redskins, might not even make it to Oakland. He's still in Buffalo and is a candidate to serve as Josh Freeman's backup until E.J. Manuel (knee) returns.
Mon, Oct 7, 2013 07:48:00 AM

The Bills are expected to work out free agent QB Pat White on Saturday.

It's the first known interest he's received since being released by the Redskins in Week 2. White has experience in zone-read and up-tempo schemes and could be a fit for Buffalo's offense. The Bills are in the market for a veteran quarterback with E.J. Manuel (LCL sprain) expected to miss 6-8 weeks.
Sat, Oct 5, 2013 03:56:00 PM

Redskins released QB Pat White.

The move clears a roster spot for kicker John Potter, who was signed on Saturday. White is behind Rex Grossman for third-string quarterback duties and is not eligible for the practice squad. The Redskins are expected to re-sign White if he goes unclaimed on waivers.
Sat, Sep 14, 2013 02:06:00 PM

QB Pat White has made the Redskins' 53-man roster.

It's a compelling story. White was a complete disaster after the Dolphins took him in the second round of the 2009 draft, subsequently falling out of the league for three seasons. But he showed more polish this preseason, going 15-of-28 passes (53.5%) for 149 yards with no touchdowns and one interception. He added 12 rushes for 83 yards and two scores. For now, the Redskins are keeping both White and Rex Grossman behind RG3 and Kirk Cousins.
Sat, Aug 31, 2013 04:57:00 PM

CBS' Jason La Canfora expects the Redskins to keep Pat White as their No. 3 quarterback.

White has had a surprisingly decent preseason, completing 15-of-28 passes (53.5%) for 149 yards with no touchdowns and one interception. He's added 12 rushes for 83 yards and two scores. As La Canfora notes, the Redskins can cut Rex Grossman and would still have a good shot to get him off the street down the line. If they cut White, one of the league's many quarterback-needy teams might take a shot.
Source: CBS Sports
Wed, Aug 28, 2013 10:41:00 AM

The Washington Post notes that fourth-string QB Pat White's biggest problems in camp have been his confidence and anticipation.

Beat writer Mike Jones has observed that White holds onto the ball too long and lacks ideal arm strength. He's been thoroughly unimpressive through the first few days of training camp. White has little chance of making the Redskins, and his preseason play will determine if he gets a shot with another team.
Sun, Jul 28, 2013 10:55:00 AM

The Washington Times predicts Rex Grossman will "easily" beat out Pat White for the Redskins' third-string quarterback job.

The Skins figure to keep three quarterbacks this year because Robert Griffin III is coming off major knee surgery. White is not eligible for the practice squad, and Grossman has far more experience in Kyle Shanahan's offense. Whether White would be an attractive NFL waiver claim will depend on preseason play.
Mon, Jul 15, 2013 02:43:00 PM

Redskins QB Pat White said he's willing to play other positions if he needs to do so in order to make the team.

"Whatever the coaches ask of me, I will do it with the best of my abilities," White said. "My heart's set on being a quarterback, but I am willing to play other positions and will do whatever it takes to help the team." Back in 2010, he was strongly opposed to playing receiver for the Dolphins, but he now knows that he's not much of a quarterback. White's accuracy was reportedly an issue in spring practices. He was "borderline terrible" with Miami.
Sun, Jul 7, 2013 03:35:00 PM

According to the Washington Examiner, QB Pat White's accuracy has been an issue in Redskins OTAs.

There was a reason White fell out of the league so swiftly despite being a 2009 second-rounder. In theory, he fits Washington's offense as a read-option dynamo, but White's limitations as a passer are great. He's also undersized. White likely won't make it past first cuts in Redskins camp.
Fri, May 24, 2013 10:38:00 AM

Redskins agreed to terms with QB Pat White.

White's signing comes on the same day the Redskins re-upped Rex Grossman, giving them four QBs under contract. White passed a "full battery" of tests, which revealed "no issues" with the concussion that helped knock him out of the league. White hasn't set foot on an NFL field since 2009. White is facing long odds of cracking the Redskins' 53-man roster, but drew strong interest after relaunching his career, and will be buoyed by his perfect fit for the read-option offense.
Wed, Apr 3, 2013 04:58:00 PM

USA Today confirms free agent QB Pat White is expected to sign with the Redskins on Wednesday.

White met with team officials on Tuesday evening. The Redskins may have to clear some cap room first, but it appears to be a matter of when, not if, White signs. White has been out of professional football since getting released by the UFL's Virginia Destroyers in 2011, but has drawn interest from a handful of teams since relaunching his NFL career in January. He still has a lot to prove before earning a spot on the Redskins' 53-man roster.
Source: USA Today
Tue, Apr 2, 2013 11:15:00 PM

Free agent QB Pat White will visit the Redskins on Wednesday, and is "very likely to sign."

We now know why White canceled his Giants visit. White would certainly fit Mike Shanahan's evolving read-option offense, but has never attempted a regular season pass. The move would be made with the long-view in mind. If the Redskins like White's development behind RG3 and Kirk Cousins, perhaps they'd be amenable to dealing pocket-passer Cousins in 2014. That's a huge if, though. White will have to earn a roster spot before all else.
Tue, Apr 2, 2013 03:03:00 PM

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QB1Matt Schaub
2Josh Freeman
3B.J. Coleman
4Chandler Harnish
5Josh Portis
6David Carr
7Rex Grossman
8Vince Young
9Brady Quinn
10Kevin Kolb
11Caleb Hanie
12Tim Tebow
13Curtis Painter
14John Skelton
15Mike Kafka
16Pat White
17Trent Edwards
18Jerrod Johnson
19Adam Weber
20John Parker Wilson
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
34Brett Smith
35James Franklin
36Jordan Rodgers
37Brendon Kay
38Logan Kilgore
39Chase Rettig
40Tommy Rees
41Brock Jensen
42Nate Enderle
43Kory Faulkner
44Alex Carder
45Keith Price
46Collin Klein
47Rusty Smith
RB1Steven Jackson
2Michael Turner
3Pierre Thomas
4Brandon Jackson
5D.J. Ware
6Chris Johnson
7Ryan Torain
8Maurice Jones-Drew
9Beanie Wells
10Andre Brown
11Jordan Todman
12Jamie Harper
13Jalen Parmele
14Peyton Hillis
15BenJarvus Green-Ellis
16Chris Rainey
17Terrance Ganaway
18Alvester Alexander
19Jewel Hampton
20Zach Brown
21D.J. Harper
22Tim Cornett
23Stephen Houston
24Lance Ball
25Ray Rice
26Michael Bush
27Evan Royster
28Alex Green
29Brandon Saine
30Mikel Leshoure
31Isaac Redman
32Javarris James
33Josh Vaughan
34Delone Carter
35Darren Evans
36Armond Smith
37Anthony Allen
38Damien Berry
39Richard Murphy
40William Powell
41Derrick Strozier
42David Fluellen
43Roy Finch
44Tim Flanders
45Jordan Lynch
46Jordan Roberts
47Orwin Smith
48Kapri Bibbs
49Cierre Wood
50Stefphon Jefferson
51Deonte Williams
52Bradley Randle
53Quentin Hines
54De'Leon Eskridge
GLB1Steven Jackson
2Michael Turner
3Maurice Jones-Drew
4Pierre Thomas
5Chris Johnson
6Ryan Torain
7Beanie Wells
8Andre Brown
3RB1Pierre Thomas
2Chris Johnson
3Jordan Todman
4Steven Jackson
5Maurice Jones-Drew
6D.J. Ware
7Beanie Wells
8Andre Brown
FB1Lousaka Polite
2Vonta Leach
3Lawrence Vickers
4Le'Ron McClain
5Jacob Hester
6Tony Fiammetta
7Frank Summers
8Chris Pressley
9Brit Miller
10Will Ta'ufo'ou
11Braden Wilson
12Zach Boren
13Lonnie Pryor
14Harvey Unga
15Owen Marecic
16Shaun Chapas
17Dorson Boyce
18Eric Kettani
19Quinn Johnson
20Owen Schmitt
21Brian Leonard
22Ben Bartholomew
23Ina Liaina
24Stephen Campbell
25J.C. Copeland
26Chad Young
27Kadeem Jones
28Collin Mooney
29Maurice Hagens
30James Baker
31Karl Williams
32Jourdan Brooks
33Chad Abram
34Alex Debniak
35Ryan Roberson
36Jonathan Amosa
37Rupert Bryan
38Cameron White
39Eddie Williams
40Jon Hoese
41Ben Guidugli
42Nate Eachus
43Devonte Campbell
44Michael Zordich
45Ryan D'Imperio
46Brock Bolen
WR11Nate Burleson
2Jabar Gaffney
3Lance Moore
4Santonio Holmes
5Laurent Robinson
6Titus Young
7Joe Morgan
8Darius Johnson
9Lamont Bryant
10Greg Childs
11Ryan Whalen
12Jamar Newsome
13Terrence Toliver
14Kevin Hardy
15Tim Benford
16LaRon Byrd
17Devery Henderson
18Richard Goodman
19Ben Obomanu
20Keenan Davis
21Taulib Ikharo
22Erik Lora
23Chad Bumphis
24Robby Toma
25Carlin Isles
26Emmanuel Arceneaux
27Johnathan Haggerty
28Naaman Roosevelt
29Matt Willis
30Lavelle Hawkins
31Brett Swain
32Chaz Schilens
33Brian Robiskie
34Tiquan Underwood
35Charly Martin
36Marcus Jackson
37Derek Moye
38Kamar Jorden
39Nicholas Johnson
40Sederrick Cunningham
41Zach Rogers
42Jordan White
43Chris Summers
44Dan Buckner
45Roy Roundtree
46Erik Highsmith
47Tyrone Goard
48Sam McGuffie
49Mark Harrison
50Cole McKenzie
51Jamal Miles
52Rashad Evans
53T.J. Moe
54Jasper Collins
55Bert Reed
56Brandon Carswell
57Joseph Anderson
58Jeremy Ebert
59LaQuan Williams
60Diondre Borel
61Julius Pruitt
62Mardy Gilyard
63Jon Baldwin
64Chastin West
65Terrell Sinkfield
66Jheranie Boyd
67Eric Rogers
68Rashaad Carter
69Demetrius Fields
70Scott Pillar
71Chip Reeves
72Mike Davis
73Cody Hoffman
74Quintin Payton
75Wilson Van Hooser
76C.J. Goodwin
WR21Braylon Edwards
2Greg Jennings
3Davone Bess
4Anthony Armstrong
5Kerry Meier
6David Nelson
7Greg Little
8Kris Durham
9A.J. Jenkins
10Eric Page
11Chris Givens
12Darius Hanks
13Kealoha Pilares
14Brandon Banks
15Drew Davis
16Raymond Radway
17Donald Jones
18Mohamed Massaquoi
19Earl Bennett
20Jordan Shipley
21Micheal Spurlock
22Steve Breaston
23Donte' Stallworth
24Aaron Mellette
25Robert Gill
26Martel Moore
27Lanear Sampson
28Alec Lemon
29Lamaar Thomas
30Dominique Croom
31Nicholas Edwards
32Charles Hawkins
33Alex Gillett
34Eric Thomas
35Lacoltan Bester
36Greg Hardin
37Michael Jenkins
38David Ball
39Devin Aromashodu
40David Reed
41Jarett Dillard
42Dezmon Briscoe
43Duke Calhoun
44Tim Toone
45Isaiah Williams
46David Douglas
47Dale Moss
48Brandon Collins
49Tray Session
50Jeff Fuller
51Joe Adams
52Marvin McNutt
53Kevin Elliott
54Jared Green
55Mike Willie
56Michael Calvin
57Taveon Rogers
58Andrew DePaola
59James Shaw
60Devin Goda
61Tori Gurley
62Ronald Johnson
63Terrence Austin
64Roberto Wallace
65Bobby Sewall
66Darius Reynaud
67Deon Butler
68Early Doucet
69Patrick Crayton
70Micah Hatfield
71Jordan Harris
72Jaz Reynolds
73Austin Franklin
74Alex Neutz
75Geraldo Boldewijn
76Kelsey Pope
77Anthony McClung
78Weston Dressler
79Perez Ashford
80Jason Thompson
81Omarius Hines
82Gerrard Sheppard
83Andy Cruse
84Anthony Amos
85R.J. Webb
86Andrew Helmick
87Jerry Johnson
88Rodrick Rumble
89Brandon Kaufman
WR31Nate Burleson
2Jabar Gaffney
3Santonio Holmes
4Greg Jennings
5Laurent Robinson
6Davone Bess
7Kris Durham
8A.J. Jenkins
TE1Adam Nissley
2Danny Noble
3Randy McMichael
4Leonard Pope
5Tony Scheffler
6David Thomas
7Zach Miller
8Kevin Boss
9Aaron Hernandez
10Tommy Gallarda
11D.J. Williams
12Sean McGrath
13Andrew Szczerba
14Steve Watson
15James Casey
16Daniel Graham
17Billy Bajema
18Jamie Childers
19Joe Sawyer
20Emmanuel Ogbuehi
21Jacob Pedersen
22D.J. Tialavea
23Justin Jones
24Asa Watson
25Evan Wilson
26Joel Dreessen
27Ben Hartsock
28Visanthe Shiancoe
29Cameron Morrah
30Matt Furstenburg
31Ben Cotton
32David Rolf
33Nelson Rosario
34Jake Byrne
35Weslye Saunders
36Mike McNeill
37Hayden Smith
38Zach Potter
39Colin Cloherty
40Jeron Mastrud
41Steve Maneri
42Dominique Curry
43Tom Crabtree
44Brody Eldridge
45Nate Byham
46Dedrick Epps
47Martin Rucker
48Dan Gronkowski
49Evan Moore
50Jamie McCoy
51Nathan Overbay
52Cameron Graham
53Michael Higgins
54Alex Silvestro
55Andre Hardy
56Martell Webb
57Tim Biere
58Evan Landi
59Taylor Cook
60Colin Anderson
61Travis Tannahill
62Travis Beckum
63Richard Quinn
64Jake O'Connell
65Isaiah Stanback
66Morrell Presley
67Brian Wozniak
68David Wright
69Jason Schepler
70Chase Clement
71A.C. Leonard
K1Maikon Bonani
2Billy Cundiff
3Rob Bironas
4Alex Henery
5Nate Freese
6Sergio Castillo
7Mitch Ewald
8Kevin Goessling
9Matt Szymanski
10Danny Hrapmann
11Brandon Bogotay
12Havard Rugland
13Austin Signor
14Morgan Lineberry
15Quinn Sharp
16Brett Baer
17Brett Maher
18Jose Maltos
19Adam Yates
20Zach Ramirez