Brock Osweiler RUMORS & NEWS

  • Browns QB Brock Osweiler on starting: ‘The proof is in the film’

    Sportsnaut "The Cleveland Browns quarterback situation remains an annual work in progress. Much to the surprise of many, the team traded for quarterback Brock Osweiler, who stunk up the joint as a member of the Houston Texans last year. Nevertheless, Osweiler is still around after the Browns earlier..." May 24

  • Browns will give Brock Osweiler chance to win starting QB job

    Yardbarker "When the Cleveland Browns acquired Brock Osweiler in a shocking trade with the Houston Texans, many thought it was a possibility the team could release the quarterback. Instead, they’ve hung onto him, and now he’ll have a shot to earn the starting quarterback job. Browns head coach Hue Jackson..." May 14

  • Steve Smith has harsh words about Brock Osweiler

    Larry Brown Sports "The fire that burned inside Steve Smith during his playing career has not disappeared now that he’s retired. Smith is now an analyst for NFL Network and spewed some hot fire when talking about Brock Osweiler on Friday. It started with former GM Charley Casserly saying he didn’t think the..." April 29

  • Final cost of Brock Osweiler mistake: two first-round picks, second-round pick, $21 million

    Pro Football Talk "The Houston Texans made a huge mistake last year by signing quarterback Brock Osweiler to a four-year, $72 million contract. The final cost of that blunder can now be calculated. In addition to the $21 million that was paid to Osweiler last year, the Texans previously gave up a second-round..." April 28

  • Browns reportedly willing to eat $10 million in Brock Osweiler trade

    Larry Brown Sports "Despite what they are saying publicly, the Cleveland Browns would still prefer to unload Brock Osweiler at some point this offseason. In fact, they may even pay another team to take the quarterback off their hands. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that the Browns are willing to eat $10..." April 20

  • Report: Browns still intend to trade or cut Brock Osweiler

    Sportsnaut "Brock Osweiler is still a member of the Cleveland Browns. But will he be for much longer? According to a report, the team’s plan for 2017 still doesn’t feature Osweiler. “The plan is still to move Osweiler, whether in a trade or an outright release,” Mary Kay Cabot of wrote. “The..." April 05

  • Texans' Bill O'Brien learned a lot from experience with Brock Osweiler

    ESPN "Since the Houston Texans traded quarterback Brock Osweiler and his $16 million salary to the Cleveland Browns, coach Bill O’Brien has chosen to wish Osweiler well but has continued to say the team is moving on to 2017. But when was asked about his former starter this week at the NFL owners..." April 02

  • Hue: Osweiler to be treated as Browns QB until he's not "It's nearly April and to the surprise of some, Brock Osweiler is still a Brown. The former Texans quarterback, acquired by Cleveland in a surprising trade on the first day of free agency, is in limbo regarding his role with the 2017 Browns, but coach Hue Jackson is preparing for the upcoming..." March 26

  • Brock Osweiler perfect for Jets if they’re honest with themselves

    New York Post "The Jets’ search for a quarterback has taken on the feel of a season of “The Bachelor.” Will they choose Jay Cutler for a one-on-one date? Will Josh McCown get a rose? Is Chase Daniel a new, surprise contestant? And like those on “The Bachelor,” each contestant for the Jets starting quarterback..." March 14

  • Texans' Bill O'Brien on Osweiler: 'We wish Brock the best, but we're moving on'

    Houston Chronicle "Texans coach Bill O'Brien said Sunday that he wishes Brock Osweiler well but had nothing else to say about his former quarterback. "I think (general manager) Rick Smith's statement said it all," O'Brien said before the Special Olympics banquet. "We wish Brock the best, but we're moving..." March 13

  • Kurt Warner tells Brock Osweiler: If released, 'find the best situation for you'

    ESPN "In his first public appearance since getting traded to the Cleveland Browns from the Houston Texans for salary-cap space, Brock Osweiler declined to answer media questions. Osweiler was at the Kurt Warner Ultimate Football Experience, a charity flag-football tournament, at the Arizona..." March 13

  • Jets interested in Brock Osweiler

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Jets are so desperate for a starting quarterback that they may consider the possibility of acquiring Brock Osweiler. ESPN’s Rich Cimini wrote over the weekend that Osweiler, who was recently traded to the Cleveland Browns from the Houston Texans, is a name to watch as the Jets look..." March 12

  • O'Brien-Osweiler altercation convinced Texans to move on

    Pro Football Talk "So when did the Texans decide it was time to move on from quarterback Brock Osweiler despite a contract that pays $16 million guaranteed in 2017? The decision was made in the aftermath of an incident that occurred on the first day of the calendar year. January 1. Texans at Titans...." March 12

  • Brock Osweiler has 'no news' on future with Browns "Quarterback Brock Osweiler said he had "no news," on the developments surrounding his surprising trade from the Houston Texans to the Cleveland Browns on Thursday. Osweiler said he had nothing to share about his status with the Browns, who acquired his $16 million guaranteed salary for 2017 in..." March 11

  • Texans trade Osweiler to Browns

    Pro Football Talk "How big a mistake did the Texans make when they signed Brock Osweiler last year? So big that they’re giving up a second-round draft pick to get out from under his contract. Osweiler is being shipped to Cleveland, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. The compensation? The Texans have to give the..." March 09

  • Texans GM Rick Smith: 'We've got to get better production from quarterback position'

    Houston Chronicle "Erratic and inconsistent far too frequently, benched once for his tendency to force late throws and be intercepted, Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler struggled mightily last season. Signed to a four-year, $72 million contract that included $37 million guaranteed, Osweiler was intercepted 16..." February 02

  • Texans' O'Brien: Evaluation needed before naming Osweiler starter again

    ESPN "Texans coach Bill O'Brien said it is too early in the process to know whether Brock Osweiler will be the starting quarterback next season. When asked about whether Osweiler would enter the offseason as the team's starting quarterback over backups Tom Savage and Brandon Weeden, O'Brien said that..." January 16

  • Brock Osweiler vows to fix his flaws

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans unexpectedly had a chance to upend the Patriots and advance to the first AFC title game in franchise history. Down 24-16 in the fourth quarter and starting a drive from their own 11 after forcing a New England punt, quarterback Brock Osweiler threw a high pass to receiver DeAndre..." January 15

  • Why the Houston Texans should cut Brock Osweiler, despite the hefty cost

    Fox Sports "The Houston Texans could have beaten the New England Patriots in their AFC Divisional Round playoff matchup Saturday. The Texans played just as well — if not better — than the host Pats in nearly every aspect of the game. The Texans’ defense, arguably the best in the NFL, made Tom Brady look..." January 15

  • Bill O’Brien: Brock Osweiler will start next weekend ""Brock for President!" This ranks high on the list of things I wasn't expecting to hear in Houston over the weekend, but a boisterous Texans teammate couldn't contain himself in the locker room after Saturday's 27-14 victory over the Raiders. Brock Osweiler saved one of his cleanest games..." January 08

  • Raiders defender gives brutal critique of Brock Osweiler

    Sportsnaut "Ahead of Saturday’s wild card game between the Oakland Raiders and Houston Texans, one Raiders defender gave a brutally honest assessment of Brock Osweiler. According to ESPN’s Britt McHenry, the anonymous player said Osweiler, “Stares at his targets, rarely makes all his reads, and when he..." January 07

  • Bill O'Brien, Brock Osweiler downplay heated exchange

    Houston Chronicle "Texans coach Bill O'Brien downplayed a loud argument between himself and quarterback Brock Osweiler at halftime Sunday during a loss to the Tennessee Titans, chalking it up to the intensity of the game. O'Brien named Osweiler the starter for the Texans' AFC wild-card playoff game against the..." January 05

  • Brock Osweiler to start for Texans against in wild-card game

    USA Today "Brock Osweiler will be the starting quarterback for the Houston Texans in Saturday’s wild-card game against the Oakland Raiders, Texans head coach Bill O’Brien announced Tuesday. “I believe he’ll go out and play well,” O’Brien said. Osweiler lost his starting job last month to Tom Savage,..." January 03

  • Bill O’Brien hints at starting Brock Osweiler on Saturday

    Pro Football Talk "Texans coach Bill O’Brien did not reveal today who his starting quarterback will be in Saturday’s playoff game against the Raiders. But reading between the lines, it sounds like it’s going to be Brock Osweiler. O’Brien said three things that suggest Osweiler may start over Tom Savage, who..." January 03

  • Texans' Bill O'Brien declines to name starting QB for playoffs

    ESPN "Texans coach Bill O'Brien would not name a starting quarterback for the team's first-round playoff game next weekend. Quarterback Tom Savage, who started Sunday's 24-17 loss to the Tennessee Titans, left the game early in the second quarter to be evaluated for a concussion. He did briefly..." January 02

  • Tom Savage Leaves Game In 2nd Quarter With Possible Concussion; Brock Osweiler enters game

    CBS Houston "The Houston Texans have locked in their place as the 4th seed in the AFC for the playoffs. As they close out the season against the Tennessee Titans their starting quarterback Tom Savage left the game and is under the NFL Concussion protocol after a 4th & 1 sneak in the second quarter." January 01

  • Bill O'Brien could have lost Texans locker room had he stuck with Brock Osweiler

    CBS Sports "Texans coach Bill O'Brien faced a significant locker room backlash had he not named Tom Savage his starting QB after Sunday's performance, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. Texans players had gone from being lukewarm about the continued struggles of former starter Brock..." December 24

  • Brock Osweiler situation proves NFL has a quarterback problem

    Sportsnaut "Most pundits around the NFL world concluded that the Houston Texans were making a grave mistake when they signed Brock Osweiler to a four-year, $72 million contract last offseason. The skeptics weren’t necessarily concluding Osweiler wasn’t capable of being a starter-quality quarterback in the..." December 21

  • Brock Osweiler’s contract creates a problem for Texans in 2017

    Pro Football Talk "Come 2017, the Cowboys and Texans could be paying a combined $1.23 million for their starters — and a combined $30 million for their understudies. While it’s likely that Tony Romo and his $14 million non-guaranteed salary won’t be back in Dallas (although owner Jerry Jones says he’d like to..." December 20

  • Bill O’Brien: Texans will start Tom Savage in Week 16

    Sportsnaut "Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien told his team, then the media on Monday that Tom Savage will be his starting quarterback in Week 16. This is absolutely the only thing O’Brien could have done to keep faith with his locker room — something we touched on here. Osweiler has been awful all..." December 20

  • Bob McNair on Bill O’Brien benching Brock Osweiler: ‘That was a gutsy call’

    Houston Chronicle "The ineptitude of Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler finally reached a point Sunday where coach Bill O'Brien could no longer tolerate his litany of miscues. It was a huge admission that Osweiler as the Texans starter wasn't working as he was replaced by backup Tom Savage, who engineered a..." December 19

  • Brock Osweiler: If I start, I start

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans pulled quarterback Brock Osweiler during Sunday’s game against the Jaguars and Tom Savage was able to rally the team for a 21-20 win that kept them in first place in the AFC South. The benching represents the nadir in a disappointing season for Osweiler, who signed a four-year deal..." December 18

  • Texans bench Brock Osweiler "Brock Osweiler's underwhelming, and at times nightmarish campaign has hit a new low. Texans backup quarterback Tom Savage has entered Houston's game against Jacksonville in place of Osweiler in the second quarter after Osweiler was intercepted twice in the first half." December 18

  • Can Brock Osweiler be saved? It depends whom you ask

    New York Post "In the season that gave us Ryan Fitzpatrick’s countless interceptions, the sudden decline of Carson Palmer and the likely — and disastrous — end of the Jay Cutler era with the Bears, Brock Osweiler — the Texans’ $72 million prize — might be the NFL’s most disappointing quarterback. Osweiler’s..." December 02

  • Bill O'Brien says he won't bench Osweiler for Tom Savage

    ESPN "Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien said he will not bench quarterback Brock Osweiler for backup Tom Savage. "No," O'Brien said when asked about starting Savage. "We're going to come in here tomorrow, we're going to correct mistakes, and move on to Green Bay." In the Texans' 21-13 loss to the..." November 28