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John Parker Wilson | Quarterback

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (28) / 10/17/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 215
College: Alabama
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Steelers claimed QB John Parker Wilson off waivers from the Jaguars.
Pittsburgh was the only team to place a claim on Wilson, who was cut by Jacksonville on Wednesday. The 27-year-old Wilson joins Ben Roethlisberger as the only quarterbacks under contract for the 2013 season with the Steelers at the moment. He likely won't last long. Thu, Feb 28, 2013 05:50:00 PM

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Jaguars released QB John Parker Wilson.

The former Alabama quarterback has bounced around the league for four years, but has yet to appear in a regular season game. Going on 28, Wilson is about out of time in the NFL.
Wed, Feb 27, 2013 02:14:00 PM

Jaguars waived QB John Parker Wilson.

Wilson was on the roster for one week while Blaine Gabbert nursed a labral tear in his non-throwing shoulder. The Jaguars will move forward with two QBs.
Mon, Oct 29, 2012 05:21:00 PM

Jaguars signed QB John Parker Wilson off the team's practice squad.

Wilson spent his first three seasons on Atlanta's practice squad before getting waived by the team in August. His promotion by Jacksonville comes as insurance behind Blaine Gabbert (left shoulder) and Chad Henne.
Sat, Oct 27, 2012 04:49:00 PM

Falcons waived QB John Parker Wilson.

Wilson spent the first three seasons of his career bouncing around the Falcons' practice squad. It's a bad sign that he was never able to beat out the underwhelming Chris Redman for the backup job. The Falcons have tabbed undrafted rookie Dominique Davis as a developmental third quarterback.
Sun, Aug 26, 2012 06:30:00 PM

Falcons promoted QB John Parker Wilson from their practice squad and waived DT Carlton Powell.

The Vikings, whose offense is run by ex-Falcons QBs coach Bill Musgrave, were trying to sign Wilson to be their third-stringer behind Christian Ponder and Joe Webb. Minnesota would've been a better long-term landing spot for Wilson, but he's staying down south. He's No. 3 behind Matt Ryan and Chris Redman.
Fri, Dec 2, 2011 01:31:00 PM

Falcons waived QB J.P. Wilson, CB Brett Romberg, OG Jose Valdez, OT Andrew Jackson, LB Robert James, WRs Kevin Cone and Drew Davis, S Rafael Bush, DE Emmanuel Stephens, and TE Ryan Winterswyk.

Winterswyk, a defensive end at Boise State, was released with an injury settlement. Wilson is the surprise cut; the Falcons will roll with just two quarterbacks on their Week 1 roster. They are Matt Ryan and Chris Redman.
Sat, Sep 3, 2011 04:57:00 PM

John Parker Wilson (concussion) returned to Falcons practice on Sunday.

Wilson was inactive for Atlanta's preseason game against the Jaguars on Friday. He does not appear to be facing a challenge for the Falcons' third-string job from undrafted rookie Adam Froman, who did not make an appearance against the Jags.
Sun, Aug 21, 2011 10:14:00 AM

Falcons' third-string QB John Parker Wilson has been diagnosed with a concussion.

He's likely to miss the second preseason game. Wilson was expected to face some competition from undrafted rookie Adam Froman for the Falcons' third-string job, but he soundly outplayed Froman in Atlanta's preseason opener.
Sun, Aug 14, 2011 12:25:00 PM

Falcons signed Alabama QB John Parker Wilson.

Wilson lacks size and arm-strength, but scouts love his intangibles and leadership ability. He'd be a better fit on a West Coast offense. As it is, Wilson is likely ticketed for the practice squad with Chris Redman and D.J. Shockley ahead of him on the depth chart.
Tue, Apr 28, 2009 11:48:00 AM

Three scouts told NFL Network's Charles Davis that they like Alabama QB J.P. Wilson as a "second-day guy" with potential.

Scouts cited Wilson's intangibles and leadership skills. Though his stats were weak, Wilson went through three offensive coordinators for the Crimson Tide and never got comfortable. He's still probably only backup material.
Mon, Mar 2, 2009 11:33:00 PM

Alabama QB John Parker Wilson reportedly "struggled mightily" during passing drills at the NFL Combine.

A borderline free agent prospect at this point, the 6'1/215-pound Wilson will likely only fit in a West Coast scheme. His TD to INT ratio was 9:7 last year.
Sun, Feb 22, 2009 03:52:00 PM

Alabama QB John Parker Wilson checked in at 6'1/215 at the Senior Bowl weigh-in.

He's an inch shorter than expected. Average arm strength and lack of ideal size will likely keep Wilson from going in the first five rounds this April.
Mon, Jan 19, 2009 06:21:00 PM

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8Vince Young
9Kevin Kolb
10Tyler Thigpen
11David Carr
12Pat White
13John Parker Wilson
14Jerrod Johnson
15Adam Weber
16Nate Enderle
17Nick Stephens
18Ryan Katz
19Colby Cameron
20Kyle Padron
21James Vandenberg
22Mike Hermann
23Nathan Stanley
24Dalton Williams
25Matt Brown
26Caleb TerBush
27Tim Jenkins
28Dayne Crist
29Brett Smith
30Tommy Rees
31Brock Jensen
32Jordan Rodgers
33Alex Carder
34Keith Price
35Kory Faulkner
36Collin Klein
37Rusty Smith
RB1Michael Turner
2Michael Bush
3Brandon Jackson
4D.J. Ware
5Ryan Torain
6Beanie Wells
7Andre Brown
8Jamie Harper
9Chris Rainey
10Terrance Ganaway
11Alvester Alexander
12Zach Brown
13Brandon Saine
14D.J. Harper
15Tim Cornett
16Isaac Redman
17Lance Ball
18Javarris James
19Darren Evans
20Delone Carter
21Anthony Allen
22Damien Berry
23Richard Murphy
24Phillip Tanner
25Jordan Roberts
26Orwin Smith
27Armond Smith
28Stefphon Jefferson
29Deonte Williams
30Bradley Randle
31Quentin Hines
32De'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
9Owen Marecic
10Dorson Boyce
11Owen Schmitt
12Quinn Johnson
13Roosevelt Nix
14James Baker
15Ben Bartholomew
16Alex Debniak
17Ryan Roberson
18Jonathan Amosa
19Rupert Bryan
20Ryan D'Imperio
21Eddie Williams
22Jon Hoese
23Ben Guidugli
24Nate Eachus
25Jourdan Brooks
26Devonte Campbell
27Brock Bolen
WR11Laurent Robinson
2Jabar Gaffney
3Titus Young
4Darius Johnson
5Lamont Bryant
6Keenan Davis
7Taulib Ikharo
8Terrence Toliver
9Greg Childs
10Kevin Hardy
11Ben Obomanu
12Devery Henderson
13Richard Goodman
14Johnathan Haggerty
15Marcus Jackson
16Nicholas Johnson
17Jordan White
18Matt Willis
19Lavelle Hawkins
20Brett Swain
21Chaz Schilens
22Charly Martin
23Emmanuel Arceneaux
24Robby Toma
25Carlin Isles
26Chandler Jones
27Jeremy Kelley
28Sederrick Cunningham
29Zach Rogers
30Roy Roundtree
31Erik Highsmith
32Sam McGuffie
33Tyrone Goard
34Cole McKenzie
35Jamal Miles
36Rashad Evans
37Quintin Payton
38Chip Reeves
39Terrell Sinkfield
40Jheranie Boyd
41Eric Rogers
42Rashaad Carter
43Demetrius Fields
44Scott Pillar
45Julius Pruitt
46Mardy Gilyard
47Diondre Borel
48Bert Reed
49Brandon Carswell
50Joseph Anderson
51Jon Baldwin
52Chastin West
WR21Braylon Edwards
2Davone Bess
3Kerry Meier
4Jordan Shipley
5Earl Bennett
6Mohamed Massaquoi
7Eric Weems
8Steve Breaston
9Donte' Stallworth
10Donald Jones
11Brandon Banks
12Raymond Radway
13Chris Givens
14Aaron Mellette
15Robert Gill
16Darius Hanks
17David Douglas
18Martel Moore
19Dominique Croom
20Brandon Collins
21Tray Session
22Jeff Fuller
23Tim Toone
24Duke Calhoun
25Nicholas Edwards
26Michael Jenkins
27David Ball
28Devin Aromashodu
29Jarett Dillard
30Terrence Austin
31Deon Butler
32Early Doucet
33Patrick Crayton
34Perez Ashford
35Roberto Wallace
36Bobby Sewall
37Ronald Johnson
38Andrew DePaola
39James Shaw
40Kevin Elliott
41Jared Green
42Michael Calvin
43Taveon Rogers
44Jason Thompson
45Omarius Hines
46Anthony Amos
47R.J. Webb
48Andrew Helmick
49Alex Neutz
50Kelsey Pope
51Jordan Harris
52Rodrick Rumble
53Devin Goda
54Brandon Kaufman
55Jerry Johnson
WR31Jabar Gaffney
2Laurent Robinson
3Davone Bess
TE1Randy McMichael
2Leonard Pope
3Tony Scheffler
4David Thomas
5Kevin Boss
6Aaron Hernandez
7Adam Nissley
8Danny Noble
9Jamie Childers
10Sean McGrath
11Andrew Szczerba
12Tommy Gallarda
13Daniel Graham
14Billy Bajema
15Steve Watson
16Matt Furstenburg
17Ben Cotton
18David Rolf
19Hayden Smith
20Joel Dreessen
21Tom Crabtree
22Brody Eldridge
23Nate Byham
24Dedrick Epps
25Martin Rucker
26Konrad Reuland
27Dan Gronkowski
28Colin Cloherty
29Dominique Curry
30Nelson Rosario
31Joe Sawyer
32Ben Hartsock
33Visanthe Shiancoe
34Tim Biere
35Evan Moore
36Alex Silvestro
37Cameron Graham
38Richard Quinn
39Jake O'Connell
40Jamie McCoy
41Isaiah Stanback
42Evan Landi
43Taylor Cook
44Travis Tannahill
45Chase Clement
46A.C. Leonard
47Joe Don Duncan
48Chase Dixon
49David Wright
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2Garrett Hartley
3Matt Szymanski
4Danny Hrapmann
5Brandon Bogotay
6Havard Rugland
7Austin Signor
8Morgan Lineberry
9Brett Baer
10Brett Maher
11Jose Maltos
12Adam Yates
13Zach Ramirez
14Michael Palardy
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