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Blaine Gabbert | Quarterback | #7

Team: Tennessee Titans
Age / DOB:  (28) / 10/15/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 235
College: Missouri
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (10) / JAC
Contract: view contract details

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TitansOnline's Jim Wyatt reports QB Blaine Gabbert is the "favorite" to win the team's backup job.
Titans waived Alex Tanney leaving only Gabbert, sixth-round rookie Luke Falk, and second-year UDFA Tyler Ferguson as the team's backup options. The trio will jostle for position throughout camp but Gabbert remains the odds-on favorite to be No. 2 behind Marcus Mariota. Gabbert played surprisingly well in his five-game run as the Cardinals' starter last season and has a good chance of seeing the field given Mariota's history of injuries. May 5 - 11:15 AM

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Titans signed Blaine Gabbert, formerly of the Cardinals.

Tennessee needed a new backup after releasing Matt Cassel earlier this month. Gabbert played surprisingly well early in his five-game run as a starter last season, but the wheels predictably fell off. Still, he is an upgrade on Cassel.
Mar 27 - 7:21 AM

Free agent QB Blaine Gabbert visited the Titans.

The Titans are in need of a backup QB after releasing Matt Cassel earlier this month. Gabbert has looked overmatched as a starter since arriving as a first-round pick in 2011, but has fared reasonably well as a backup in San Francisco and Arizona following a failed stint in Jacksonville. Considering Marcus Mariota's history of injuries, Gabbert would have a good chance of seeing the field if he signed with Tennessee.
Mar 20 - 6:21 PM

The Cardinals will bench QB Blaine Gabbert for Week 16 against the Giants.

Arians had originally said he would stick with Gabbert. He changed his mind after watching the Week 15 film. The Cardinals more than once publicly posited that Gabbert could be their 2018 quarterback, but his play predictably grew progressively worse. Gabbert would have already been out of the league were he not a former first-rounder. Drew Stanton will start Week 16, and presumably Week 17. 28-year-old Gabbert is headed to free agency.
Mon, Dec 18, 2017 02:15:00 PM

Blaine Gabbert completed 16-of-41 passes for 189 yards with one interception while rushing six times for 28 yards Sunday in the Cardinals’ Week 15 loss to the Redskins.

He fumbled three times, but only lost one of them. Da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa, Michelangelo sculpted the statue of David and Blaine Gabbert … well, he lost to the Redskins. Gabbert, who the Cardinals are apparently considering for a contract extension, was jaw-droppingly bad on Sunday. He lost a fumble on the Cardinals’ first possession, leading to an easy Redskins touchdown. The nightmare continued with a red-zone interception later in the half before Gabbert pulled a Mark Sanchez by running into his own offensive lineman in the fourth quarter, fumbling for a loss of 18. His longest completion came on a 46-yard strike to J.J. Nelson in the second quarter. Even when he was upright, which was rare on a day when the Redskins sacked him five times for a loss of 44 yards, Gabbert sailed numerous throws in a puzzlingly display of inaccuracy. This was about as bad it gets but luckily for Gabbert, he’ll be in a great position next week against the 2-12 Giants.
Sun, Dec 17, 2017 05:06:00 PM

Arizona Sports 98.7's Mike Jurecki reports the Cardinals have "reached out" to Blaine Gabbert about a contract extension.

GM Steve Keim said Monday there is not "any question" the team would like to have Gabbert back. The former first-rounder signed a one-year deal in May to be the No. 3 quarterback, but injuries to both Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton thrust him into the starting role and perhaps even more. With Palmer's future uncertain, the Cardinals are in desperate need for at the very least a bridge quarterback, and it looks like they think Gabbert can be that guy. He certainly looked the part in his first two starts including an impressive performance against Jacksonville, but he has looked a lot more like Blaine Gabbert the last two weeks. Still, it makes sense to keep him around as Arizona searches for their quarterback of the future.
Mon, Dec 11, 2017 10:17:00 AM

Blaine Gabbert completed 17-of-26 passes for 178 yards, zero touchdowns, and zero interceptions in the Cardinals' Week 14 win over the Titans.

Gabbert was terrible in the first half. He looked to be completely shaken by the Titans’ pass rush and missed several open receivers even when defenders were not bearing down. He flipped the script after the break, however, completing nine of his first 10 passes for 126 yards in the second half. Unfortunately, the 11th was an overthrow of Larry Fitzgerald in the end zone which forced Arizona to settle for a field goal. Luckily, the defense gifted them another field goal with a turnover, and the Cardinals were able to hold on for the win. Gabbert’s play has slipped the last two games, but he will still be worth a look in two-quarterback leagues next week in Washington.
Sun, Dec 10, 2017 07:15:00 PM

Blaine Gabbert completed 18-of-32 passes for 221 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions while rushing four times for 12 yards Sunday in the Cardinals’ Week 13 loss to the Rams.

He was sacked six times for a loss of 27 yards. Gabbert never looked comfortable on Sunday, struggling as the Rams brought constant pressure. He completed all 10 of his passes to Larry Fitzgerald but was otherwise ineffective. Gabbert was intercepted by Lamarcus Joyner on his first pass from scrimmage and was later picked by Alec Ogletree, who returned it 41 yards for a Rams touchdown. Predictably, his lone touchdown came on a 15-yard pass to Fitzgerald, who made a double move to beat his coverage on the play. Despite his dud on Sunday, Gabbert may offer some low-end streaming appeal next week against Tennessee’s soft secondary.
Sun, Dec 3, 2017 08:43:00 PM

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said it is "a possibility" Blaine Gabbert will be the starting quarterback next season if Carson Palmer retires.

"The way he’s playing right now, I’d be very, very comfortable [with Gabbert starting]," Arians said. Palmer will likely retire after the season, and the Cardinals do not have a young quarterback waiting in the wings. That means they will need a bridge, and it looks like Arians thinks Gabbert can be that guy. Gabbert has played well in his two starts, but he has also turned the ball over at inopportune times in both games. Still, he looks like easily the best option for Arizona right now.
Tue, Nov 28, 2017 10:08:00 AM

The Cardinals will stick with Blaine Gabbert at quarterback for Week 13.

Coach Bruce Arians seemed to confirm the job will be Gabbert's going forward. Arians went as far as to suggest Gabbert could be auditioning to be the team's 2018 starter. The Cardinals had previously only committed to Gabbert until Drew Stanton was "totally healthy." Gabbert's solid play the past two weeks has changed the equation. Dealing with a tough schedule, Gabbert has another difficult draw for Week 13 in the Rams.
Mon, Nov 27, 2017 02:22:00 PM

Blaine Gabbert completed 22-of-38 passes for 241 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception in the Cardinals' 27-24, Week 12 win over the Jaguars.

Gabbert, of course, was drafted by the Jaguars 10th overall in 2011, and this was his first start against his former team. It obviously meant a little extra to him. Gabbert added 17 yards rushing and a two-point conversion. He also lost a fumble on a sack that returned for a touchdown by Calais Campbell to give Jacksonville the lead in the second half. But Gabbert, with the game tied 24-24 and less than 20 seconds left, made two throws right on the money for gains of 10 and 12 yards to set up Phil Dawson's 57-yard winning field goal. Gabbert's two touchdowns were another hookup with Ricky Seals-Jones and then a 52-yard bomb to Jaron Brown. Gabbert may finish the week as a top-12 fantasy passer and gets another tough date with the Rams at home in Week 13.
Sun, Nov 26, 2017 07:47:00 PM

Blaine Gabbert will remain the Cardinals' starting quarterback for Week 12.

Coach Bruce Arians said the team would stick with Gabbert until Drew Stanton (knee) is "totally healthy." Stanton was "totally healthy" enough to back up Gabbert on Sunday, so expect the Cardinals to stretch out the meaning of "totally healthy" for however long Gabbert pleases them under center. Gabbert was a mild upgrade on Stanton, but it will be impossible for him to look good against the Jaguars in Week 12.
Mon, Nov 20, 2017 02:14:00 PM

Blaine Gabbert completed 22-of-34 passes for 257 yards, three touchdowns, and two interceptions in the Cardinals' Week 11 loss to the Texans.

It did not result in any points, but Gabbert played well early in this game, making a few tight-window throws in big situations including a great third-down conversion to Larry Fitzgerald in the second quarter. Following a Tom Savage fumble, Gabbert finally converted on his performance, hitting Fitzgerald with a great touch pass for a 20-yard touchdown. Following a Savage interception, Gabbert found rookie TE Ricky Seals-Jones for another score just before halftime, and he hit the rookie again for a touchdown to get back the lead late in the third quarter. Things went downhill from there, however, as Gabbert threw two interceptions with the game still in doubt in the fourth quarter. Despite those interceptions, Gabbert moved the offense better than Drew Stanton has to this point. Arizona should give him another chance to start next week against the Jaguars.
Sun, Nov 19, 2017 04:23:00 PM

The Cardinals have named Blaine Gabbert their starting quarterback for Week 11 against the Texans.

Drew Stanton (questionable, knee) will back up Gabbert if healthy, otherwise Matt Barkley will serve as the No. 2. While Gabbert has never lived up to his first-round hype, he should be an improvement on Stanton, who has looked completely overmatched in his two starts this year. It's definitely risky, but Gabbert does flash some QB2 appeal and could make for a cheap DFS tournament play against an injury-ravaged Texans defense.
Fri, Nov 17, 2017 02:57:00 PM

Arizona Sports' Mike Jurecki reports Blaine Gabbert will start Week 11 against the Texans.

Drew Stanton is dealing with a knee sprain suffered last Thursday night in the loss to Seattle. Stanton has started the past two games in Carson Palmer's (arm) absence and has led the Cardinals to a 1-1 record. Gabbert was signed back in May and had a pretty good preseason, completing 61.2% of his passes and averaging 8.2 YPA. He's probably better than Stanton.
Wed, Nov 15, 2017 09:26:00 AM

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GLB1Derrick Henry
2Dion Lewis
3RB1Dion Lewis
2Derrick Henry
WR11Corey Davis
2Tajae Sharpe
3Michael Campanaro
4Brandon Shippen
WR21Rishard Matthews
2Taywan Taylor
3Darius Jennings
4Nick Williams
WR31Taywan Taylor
TE1Delanie Walker
2Jonnu Smith
3Phillip Supernaw
4Luke Stocker
5Tim Semisch
LT1Taylor Lewan
2Dennis Kelly
3Tyler Marz
LG1Quinton Spain
2Xavier Su'a-Filo
C1Ben Jones
2Corey Levin
RG1Josh Kline
2Cody Wichmann
RT1Jack Conklin
2Kevin Pamphile
3John Theus