Contact Us

Jets Re-Sign Quarterback Brady Quinn Two Days After Releasing Him

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have re-signed quarterback Brady Quinn, as expected, two days after releasing him.

Getty Images

Quinn, signed last week to provide rookie Geno Smith with a veteran backup, was cut Saturday because it prevented his contract from being guaranteed. Fully vested veterans had their contracts guaranteed for the season if they remained on rosters at 4 p.m. EDT Saturday.

The move also came before the opener Sunday because coach Rex Ryan prefers to not have three quarterbacks in uniform, and Matt Simms is currently Smith’s backup. Mark Sanchez is “day to day” with a shoulder injury, but could miss several weeks.

To make room for Quinn, the Jets released linebacker Danny Lansanah from the active roster Monday. New York also signed wide receiver Rahsaan Vaughn to the practice squad.

More from Team 600

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://krod.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 600 ESPN EL PASO quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on 600 ESPN EL PASO quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!