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  1. Ranking this millennium's 17 quarterback draft classes


    Wed, 24 May 2017

    12) 2006 Round 1: Vince Young (No. 3), Matt Leinart (No. 10), Jay Cutler (No. 11) Round 2 ..... after fellow first-rounders Vince Young and Matt Leinart were history. Leinart -- the USC megastar -- looms as one of the most

  2. Matt Leinart , QB, Arizona Cardinals (2006)


    Tue, 4 Apr 2017

    The first round of the 2006 draft included some huge names like Reggie Bush and Vince Young, and Leinart was part of that mix. He failed to meet expectations, however, as the USC product lost his starting job in Arizona to Kurt Warner and was an afterthought in fantasy leagues after his second NFL ...

  3. Best free agency deals: Kurt Warner to the Cardinals


    Mon, 6 Mar 2017


    battle with Josh McCown in 2005. What happens once Kurt Warner goes to the Cardinals. He's amazing and in a draft Matt Leinart in the first round ever on crowns not liner Danny Green crowns that liner Ken Whisenhunt takes over at the coaches like

  4. Tomlinson, Warner, Terrell Davis selected for Hall


    Mon, 6 Feb 2017

    time in St. Louis, he outplayed Eli Manning during one season in New York. Warner once backed up Josh McCown and Matt Leinart in Arizona before eventually taking over and lighting up the scoreboard on the way to the Cardinals ' first Super Bowl

  5. LaDainian Tomlinson, Terrell Davis should enter Hall of Fame


    Sat, 4 Feb 2017

    Manning when Warner was the better quarterback. The Cardinals did something similar, with Warner taking a backseat to Matt Leinart early in his tenure in Arizona. Finally, Warner's ability and insurmountable want to put him nearly atop the mountain

  6. Marshall Faulk, Peyton Manning lead 2017 CFB HOF class


    Mon, 9 Jan 2017

    2017 induction class that was announced on Monday . Other 2017 inductees include New Mexico LB Brian Urlacher, USC QB Matt Leinart , Notre Dame LB Bob Crable, Michigan State WR Kirk Gibson, Texas OL Bob McKay, Texas A&M LB Dat Nguyen, Georgia

  7. Andre Johnson retires after 14 seasons in NFL


    Mon, 31 Oct 2016

    David Carr's run in Houston, the Texans matched Johnson with the likes of Tony Banks, Dave Ragone, Sage Rosenfels, Matt Leinart , T.J. Yates and Case Keenum . Some of his best years came with a younger Matt Schaub , who tossed the ball during

  8. Like/dislike: A dream matchup for Marcus Mariota


    Fri, 23 Sep 2016

    was going to be the first overall pick in the draft, but decided to go back to school? Or am I confusing him with Matt Leinart ? Whatever, same dude. So the Bears go 3-0 with Brian Hoyer as the starting quarterback, right? And then the team

  9. 2006 NFL Draft - D'Brickashaw Ferguson, Vernon DAvis, Vince Young, Mario Williams, Matt Leinart , Reggie Bush


    Thu, 1 Sep 2016

    Top NFL Draft prospects, from left, D'Brickashaw Ferguson, Vernon Davis, Vince Young, Mario Williams, Matt Leinart and Reggie Bush are shown standing on the marquee above the entrance at New York's Radio City Music Hall, Friday April 28, 2006 in New York. The draft is Saturday, April 29-30 at Radio ...

  10. Doug Pederson's leadership style resonating with Eagles


    Tue, 7 Jun 2016

    t completely embraced the challenge of trying to be Drew Brees to Wentz's Philip Rivers , or Kurt Warner to his Matt Leinart ... well, he probably shouldn't look to his head coach for sympathy. Consider that when Pederson inked a deal

  11. First-round QBs aren't a guarantee for fantasy success


    Mon, 25 Apr 2016

    thereof) from signal-callers like Russell, Johnny Manziel , Brandon Weeden , Christian Ponder , Brady Quinn and Matt Leinart . But keep in mind that NFL teams believed these players were worth a first-round pick (or the top pick in the case

  12. Matt Leinart


    Mon, 22 Feb 2016

    Heisman-winning season: 2004 College: USC Game: Super Bowl XLIII Leinart appeared in four games (no starts) during the 2008 season, during which the Cardinals advanced to Super Bowl XLIII, where they were defeated by the Pittsburgh Steelers . Leinart was reduced to spectator in the Cardinals first ...

  13. Cam Newton, Carson Palmer to make Heisman history


    Mon, 18 Jan 2016

    winners of past 25 years power rankings The Heisman Trophy has never been much of an NFL success predictor. The likes of Matt Leinart , Troy Smith and Tim Tebow are enough evidence of that, and more recently, Johnny Manziel and Robert Griffin III only

  14. Scout: Jared Goff's skills similar to Bears QB Jay Cutler's


    Mon, 14 Dec 2015

    third quarterback picked in his draft class, behind two whose careers ended with very little success: Vince Young and Matt Leinart . NFL Media analyst Lance Zierlein didn't agree with the scout's comparison, though. "I think Goff's arm looks

  15. Anquan Boldin has no plan to retire after 2015 season


    Fri, 13 Nov 2015

    quarterback woes. "In Arizona, one year it was Josh McCown , Sean King and then Kurt Warner, then it was Kurt Warner and Matt Leinart . It's nothing new to me," Boldin said. It's unclear if the rebuilding 49ers have an interest in re-signing

  16. Like/Dislike: What could have been with Kaepernick


    Fri, 6 Nov 2015

    last week to the Jets ? Remember, the Jets were cross-country on the road. That matters. Image Congratulations to Matt Leinart who needed just 140 characters to remind me I don't give a (expletive) what he has to say. I mean; I can appreciate

  17. Nine prospects most in need of strong finish to 2015 season


    Tue, 27 Oct 2015

    at quarterbacks coming out of Troy as Trojan Horses due to the lack of NFL success for former USC QBs Matt Cassel , Matt Leinart , John David Booty, Mark Sanchez and Matt Barkley . After a couple of poor performances in losses to Washington and

  18. Ranking NFL draft prospects from top CFB Playoff contenders


    Tue, 6 Oct 2015

    Kessler is facing an uphill battle given the lack of success recent star USC quarterbacks ( Matt Barkley , Mark Sanchez , Matt Leinart ) have had in the NFL after putting up great statistics in college. He'll need to show scouts that he can execute

  19. Adrian Peterson: I could have played in NFL at 18


    Thu, 1 Oct 2015

    ran for 1,925 yards and 15 touchdowns on 339 carries, falling second in Heisman voting to former USC quarterback Matt Leinart during his stellar junior season. Don't believe those stats? Watch the tape . He continued his dominance in his

  20. Madden Ratings: Week 15 analysis, Week 16 predictions


    Thu, 20 Aug 2015

    football at Vanderbilt, which is always laughable to me. I'm not sure if many of you followed the Ken Whisenhunt and Matt Leinart saga when the two were intertwined in Arizona, but it didn't end well. I've spent limited time with Whisenhunt

  21. Greatest CFB Plays: Crabtree's winning TD defeats Bush Push


    Mon, 13 Jul 2015

    percent Bush Push: 32 percent Bush Push (4) Date: Oct. 15, 2005 Summary: On a quarterback sneak at the goal line by Matt Leinart for the go-ahead touchdown, the quarterback got a little help from Reggie Bush . USC wound up winning 34-31. Crabtree

  22. Greatest CFB Plays: 'The Bush Push' - USC vs. ND, 2005


    Mon, 29 Jun 2015


    On a quarterback sneak at the goal line by Matt Leinart for the go-ahead touchdown, the quarterback got a little help from Reggie Bush. USC wound up winning 34-31.

  23. New England Patriots remain resolute in the face of uncertainty


    Fri, 19 Jun 2015

    a meaningful game since high school -- having spent his USC career behind Heisman Trophy winners Carson Palmer and Matt Leinart -- when he was forced into action in New England. He had been only a backup behind Brady, so his snaps with the starters

  24. U-Who? USC, FSU top contenders for title of 'Quarterback U'


    Tue, 9 Jun 2015

    years, although Carson Palmer is the only one of the three who even approached that kind of value ( Mark Sanchez and Matt Leinart are the others). Still, a first-round pick every five years on average is a rate of quarterback production that

  25. Derrick Brooks, Eric Dickerson head '16 CFB Hall of Fame ballot


    Tue, 2 Jun 2015

    Browns . Three Heisman winners also are on the list: former Nebraska quarterback Eric Crouch, former USC quarterback Matt Leinart and former Colorado running back Rashaan Salaam. That group is joined on the ballot by, among others, former Miami