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NFL: 49ers' Jim Harbaugh Names Colt McCoy as Backup QB
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NFL: 49ers' Jim Harbaugh Names Colt McCoy as Backup QB

Aug 26 2013, 7:00am CDT | by

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh named Colt McCoy as Colin Kaepernick's official backup on Sunday.

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has made it official: Colt McCoy is his backup quarterback. This was what Harbaugh declared moments after the 49ers' 34-14 preseason victory over the...

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NFL: 49ers' Jim Harbaugh Names Colt McCoy as Backup QB

Aug 26 2013, 7:00am CDT | by

NFL: 49ers' Jim Harbaugh Names Colt McCoy as Backup QB Photo Credit: Getty Images

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh named Colt McCoy as Colin Kaepernick's official backup on Sunday.

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has made it official: Colt McCoy is his backup quarterback. 

This was what Harbaugh declared moments after the 49ers' 34-14 preseason victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, per CSN Bay Area. He said,"I feel real good about Colt as the backup quarterback." 

McCoy said everything transpired quickly, as he agreed to new contract terms -- a pay cut from his original $1.5 million salary -- just a day before the game. 

"It really happened quick. This is a tremendous team. It's well-coached. It's a great organization from top to bottom. And when I was approached. This is personal, but I'm glad to be here. That's new to me. I've never done anything like that. But it's all fine.

"Jim and I had a great week. We talked and met a lot. Between us, I think we figured each other out a lot better."

Mark Purdy of the San Jose Mercury News recalls McCoy got off to a slow start during his first series against the Vikings as he threw an interception. However, he was able to regain his composure after that, producing a field goal and a touchdown.

He admitted he wasn't himself when he first took the field. He said,"I hadn't performed the way I know I can perform -- maybe I was thinking a little too much." 

For the game, McCoy was 11 of 15 for 109 yards and an interception.  

McCoy was acquired by the 49ers in April when he, together with a sixth-round draft pick, was shipped to San Francisco by his former team, the Cleveland Browns, in exchange for a fifth- and seventh-round draft pick. 

His appointment as Colin Kaepernick's backup comes on the heels of an NFL.com report that he might get traded earlier in the day. 

 

 
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Robert Griffin III returns for fantasy owners, DeSean Jackson and Alfred Morris shine despite loss

Nov 3 2014 6:06am CST | Source: SBNation

Robert Griffin III returned to action against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. We're here to break down the individual fantasy performances from Washington. Despite bus crashes and rumors of discontent in Washington, Robert Griffin III put up a not-so-bad performance on Sunday. Washington seemed compelled to change up its playbook more often with Griffin on the field. Their running game appeared to flash once again. Deep throws seemed to be more of a threat. Regardl ...
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Washington Redskins vs. Minnesota Vikings: Video Highlights, Recap from Week 9

Nov 2 2014 4:59pm CST | Source: Bleacher Report

Robert Griffin III returned to the starting lineup Sunday, looking to continue the momentum Colt McCoy began under center. Griffin took on Teddy Bridgewater and the Minnesota Vikings, who were coming off of an overtime victory against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week. Watch the video f ...
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Nov 2 2014 11:45am CST | Source: SBNation

From Brady vs. Manning to the return of RGIII to the benching of Geno, Sunday has plenty of intrigue. Sunday of Week 9 is loaded with intrigue, and most of it centers on the quarterback position. For starters, there's Peyton Manning vs. Tom Brady, with the Patriots trying for revenge against a Broncos team that knocked them out of the AFC Championship a season ago. In New York, Michael Vick is officially relieving Geno Smith at ...
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Fantasy Football Starter Rankings, Week 9: Robert Griffin III and A.J. Green, Weather Issues in New England

Nov 2 2014 10:55am CST | Source: The Big Lead

Robert Griffin III returns to play for Washington, so you know what that means. Reports that he has alienated teammates. Remember when Kirk Cousins had that good game that time? Now it’s Colt McCoy. In other news, A.J. Green is back in the lineup, which means that I would like to re-introduce fantasy players to this guy named Andy Dalton. The biggest news of the day, though, might be what to do with players in ...
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How to watch Washington vs. Vikings 2014 online: Time, TV schedule, radio and live stream

Nov 2 2014 8:00am CST | Source: SBNation

Two teams coming off overtime wins will face off when the Vikings host Washington. After slow starts to this season, both the Minnesota Vikings and Washington will be trying to build off of Week 8 wins when the two square off in Week 9. Washington is coming off an upset win in overtime against the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night Football. Led by backup quarterback Colt McCoy in his first start for the team, Washington won just i ...
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NFL Predictions Week 9: Last-Minute Picks and Advice for Sunday's Schedule

Nov 2 2014 8:00am CST | Source: Bleacher Report

Week 9 of the 2014 NFL season is chock-full of bye weeks, limiting the number of games for football enthusiasts to enjoy. But don't fret. While the schedule lacks in quantity, it has plenty of quality contests set to provide some compelling action on the gridiron. At 1 p.m. ET, the Arizona Cardinals take on the Dallas Cowboys in a battle for NFC supremacy. At 4:25 p.m. ET, the Denver Broncos take on the New England Patriots in another epic bout between Peyton Manning and Tom Brady ...
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Robert Griffin III injury update: Washington QB probable; should suit up for fantasy owners

Nov 2 2014 5:25am CST | Source: SBNation

Robert Griffin III is probable for Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings. We break down the fantasy implications. Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III is listed as probable for Week 9 against the Minnesota Vikings. Griffin is dealing with an ankle injury that has forced him out of six consecutive games. He sustained the injury against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 2, and Washington is now 3-5 on the season, fourth in ...
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Poch de la Rosa follows all major U.S. sports: NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and the NCAA. His favorite teams are the Colts, Braves, Pacers, Sharks and Irish, respectively.

 

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