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NFL | Fiedler retired because of shoulder

Fri, 11 Apr 2008 11:58:39 -0700

Ethan J. Skolnick, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports retired QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder) said the reason he retired was because of his injured shoulder. Fiedler had a bad shoulder that required two surgeries from the initial injury he sustained in 2005. Fiedler said he tried rehabbing but he could only get his shoulder back to 80 percent, nothing beyond that.

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NFL | Fiedler makes beach volleyball debut

Thu, 10 Apr 2008 13:47:50 -0700

The Associated Press reports former NFL QB Jay Fiedler (Buccaneers) made his pro beach volleyball debut Thursday, April 10, and lost in the first round of qualifying for the Miami Open. Fiedler and his partner, Marco Macau, were seeded 32nd. Fiedler retired from the NFL in 2006 after suffering a shoulder injury.

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Raiders | Fiedler to work out

Thu, 05 Apr 2007 08:41:24 -0700

John Murphy, of Yahoo! Sports, reports unrestricted free-agent QB Jay Fiedler (Buccaneers) will work out for the Oakland Raiders, according to his agent, Brian Levy.

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Giants | Fiedler to work out

Thu, 05 Apr 2007 08:40:51 -0700

John Murphy, of Yahoo! Sports, reports unrestricted free-agent QB Jay Fiedler (Buccaneers) will work out for the New York Giants, according to his agent, Brian Levy.

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Ravens | Fiedler to work out

Thu, 05 Apr 2007 08:37:57 -0700

John Murphy, of Yahoo! Sports, reports unrestricted free-agent QB Jay Fiedler (Buccaneers) will work out for the Baltimore Ravens, according to his agent, Brian Levy.

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Falcons | Fielder to work out with team Wednesday

Wed, 04 Apr 2007 13:06:35 -0700

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports the Atlanta Falcons will bring in QB Jay Fiedler (Buccaneers) for a workout Wednesday, April 4.

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Buccaneers | Fiedler an option?

Mon, 25 Sep 2006 11:28:33 -0700

Roy Cummings and Katherine Smith, of the Tampa Tribune, report the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could explore the possibility of adding veteran free agent QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder), who spent training camp with the team, but was released due to a lingering shoulder injury. The team could be in the market for a quarterback due to the uncertainty surrounding QB Chris Simms' (spleen) return.

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NFL | Fiedler to undergo surgery

Wed, 20 Sep 2006 14:50:36 -0700

ESPNews reports free agent QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder) will have exploratory surgery performed soon on his throwing shoulder.

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Buccaneers | Fiedler could be back with team soon

Thu, 31 Aug 2006 15:18:51 -0700

Stephen F. Holder, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports QB Jay Fiedler (Buccaneers) may be back with the team in the near future. The team released Fiedler instead of placing him on the physically unable to perform list because once a player is placed on that list, he is unable to return for six weeks. Instead of waiting that long, Fiedler will now be able to return to the team sooner if his shoulder returns to playing form.

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Buccaneers | Fiedler released

Wed, 30 Aug 2006 16:40:35 -0700

Buccaneers.com reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released QB Jay Fiedler.

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Buccaneers | Fiedler frustrated by progress

Tue, 29 Aug 2006 13:11:14 -0700

Buccaneers.com reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder) is not expected to play in the team's preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31. With the regular season near, Fiedler is frustrated with the pace of his progress. "Yeah, it's definitely frustrating being out here watching and not being able to participate. I'm a competitive guy. I want to be out there, I want to be running around, I want to be playing. Unfortunately, the arm's not allowing me to do that yet, but I'm doing what I can to make sure I can get back out on the field as soon as possible," said Fiedler.

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Buccaneers | Fiedler's absence continues to worry team

Tue, 15 Aug 2006 10:12:46 -0700

Stephen F. Holder, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are still not sure when QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder) will return to practice. If Fiedler doesn't play in the preseason, the team may opt to put him on the Physically Unable to Perform list when the team whittles down its final roster. However, it is still possible for Fiedler to return to the field in preseason if his rehab progresses well.

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Buccaneers | Gruden shoots down Bollinger talk

Mon, 14 Aug 2006 06:13:19 -0700

Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden scoffed at reports the team might have an interest in New York Jets QB Brooks Bollinger. "There are a lot of rumors going around here," he said. "We like what we have. We like the young Chris Simms. We like the way (rookie Bruce) Gradkowski played and we feel like Tim Rattay is going to be okay and certainly Jay Fiedler's return is around the corner, so I'm not going to get engaged here in a lot of speculation."

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Buccaneers | Still no target date for Fiedler's return

Sun, 06 Aug 2006 11:23:18 -0700

Joanne Korth, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder) continues to make progress in his rehabilitation from a shoulder injury, but does not have a target date to return to practice. Fiedler increased his throwing distance Saturday, Aug. 5, from short to intermediate. He is pleased not to have experienced any setbacks in his rehabilitation and said, "There's some soreness, but I work through it, get it warmed up pretty good every day."

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Buccaneers | Fiedler progressing

Thu, 03 Aug 2006 21:03:24 -0700

Buccaneers.com reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden said the team doesn't want to put QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder) at risk yet so he has not gone all-out so far. However, Gruden feels he is progressing on the field. He added that rehabbing Fiedler's shoulder is the No. 1 priority for them.

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Buccaneers | Fiedler works out on his own Monday

Mon, 31 Jul 2006 16:24:43 -0700

Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder) worked out on his own after the morning practice Monday, July 31. Head coach Jon Gruden said Fiedler appears to be making good progress while recovering from shoulder surgery.

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Buccaneers | Fiedler does some light throwing Friday

Fri, 28 Jul 2006 23:43:13 -0700

David Dorsey, of Florida Today, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder) did some light throwing to rookie WR Maurice Stovall Friday morning, July 28, during their first training camp workout. "It feels pretty good," Fiedler said of the shoulder. "I'm starting to make some throws. I'm throwing the ball downfield pretty good. It's always tough watching guys run around and not be in the middle of everything. I have to be smart about it and not push it too hard. I'll take it at the right pace." Fiedler is listed on the "physically unable to perform" list for now. Fiedler said even if he were ready to take snaps with his teammates, he wouldn't be as ready as he should be because he needs to learn the playbook.

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Buccaneers | Fiedler placed on PUP list

Fri, 28 Jul 2006 09:50:28 -0700

Katherine Smith, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder) has been placed on the team's Physically Unable to Perform list.

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Buccaneers | Fiedler reports to camp; will be limited

Thu, 27 Jul 2006 19:34:18 -0700

Katherine Smith, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder) reported to training camp Thursday, July 27. Still rehabilitating a shoulder injury that required surgery last year, Fiedler said he's not 100 percent yet, and isn't sure how much he'll be able to do at Friday's first practice, July 28: "We're basically going to go by feel and just kind of see how it goes day to-day. I'm going to go out there and push it a little bit and see where it's at."

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Buccaneers | Fiedler excited for reunion with Gruden

Fri, 30 Jun 2006 09:05:26 -0700

Buccaneers.com reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder) is excited to be working together again with head coach Jon Gruden, who was Fiedler's first offensive coordinator when he entered the league in Philadelphia. Both men have acquired quite a bit of experience after that season together in 1995. "I'm sure he's done a lot of different things and gotten better as a coach, just as I've gotten better as a player since the last time we were together," said Fiedler. "It's an opportunity to work with him again and be in a versatile offense with a lot of options where the quarterback really has a lot of input into what goes on offensively. The more I'm able to handle, the more he's going to throw at me. I'm excited about that."

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Texans | Team may have been third team with interest in Fiedler

Thu, 29 Jun 2006 17:59:14 -0700

Adam Schefter, of the NFL Network, reports the Houston Texans were thought to be the third team interested in QB Jay Fiedler, before he signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, June 29.

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Buccaneers | Fiedler won't be ready for training camp

Thu, 29 Jun 2006 17:57:33 -0700

Adam Schefter, of the NFL Network, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder) is now about 85-90 percent recovered from last season's shoulder surgery, but he will be unable to be a full-time training camp participant right away. Fiedler will have to beat out QB Tim Rattay to be QB Chris Simms' backup.

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Buccaneers | Fiedler sets a milestone

Thu, 29 Jun 2006 17:43:50 -0700

Adam Schefter, of the NFL Network, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jay Fiedler became the first quarterback to play for each of Florida's three NFL teams, the Buccaneers, Miami Dolphins and Jacksonville Jaguars.

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Buccaneers | Contract update: J. Fiedler

Thu, 29 Jun 2006 16:57:12 -0700

ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports QB Jay Fiedler's contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was a one-year, $810,000 deal.

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Buccaneers | Fiedler signed

Thu, 29 Jun 2006 14:24:53 -0700

Buccaneers.com reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed free agent QB Jay Fiedler (Jets). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Patriots | Team not interested in Fiedler

Wed, 28 Jun 2006 17:26:33 -0700

Mike Reiss, of the Boston Globe, reports the New England Patriots are not interested in signing free agent QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder). Fiedler's agent, Brian Levy, is currently negotiating contract terms with the New York Giants, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and an anonymous team. Levy added the anonymous team was not the Patriots.

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Giants | Fiedler's agent negotiating with team

Wed, 28 Jun 2006 09:13:22 -0700

Stephen F. Holder, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Brian Levy, the agent for free agent QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder), is currently negotiating a contract with the New York Giants. Levy is also talking with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and an anonymous team about terms to sign Fiedler.

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Buccaneers | Fiedler enjoys visit with team

Wed, 28 Jun 2006 09:02:52 -0700

Stephen F. Holder, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports free agent QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder) enjoyed his visit with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and has narrowed his options to the Buccaneers, New York Giants and an anonymous team. Fiedler is expected to be ready to practice by the end of training camp.

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Buccaneers | Fielder visit a meet and greet

Thu, 22 Jun 2006 18:33:51 -0700

Buccaneers.com reports both the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and free agent QB Jay Fiedler (Jets) termed his visit Thursday, June 22, as a get-acquainted procedure. "We're just looking into his situation," said head coach Jon Gruden. "We said we were going to look into the quarterback position. We're going to continue to do that, at least as long as I'm here." Fiedler said he has had talks with three or four NFL teams, including the Buccaneers, and that interest in his services is picking up as he is proving himself healthy. "It's just a feeling-out process right now, coming in here," said Fiedler. "Obviously, with what happened with Luke (McCown) last week, there looking for another guy to come in and compete a little bit. My situation, I'm rehabbing right now and hoping to be ready to go once training camp gets started. So we're just feeling each other out and hopefully we can come together on some terms and see where it goes."

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Buccaneers | Fiedler in for a visit

Thu, 22 Jun 2006 08:55:06 -0700

Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have brought in free agent QB Jay Fiedler (Jets) to their facilities. The quarterback observed a practice and met with quarterbacks coach Paul Hackett. His visit confirms that Fiedler is a possible replacement for injured QB Luke McCown (knee) as a backup to QB Chris Simms.

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Buccaneers | Team could pursue veteran QB; Fiedler a candidate?

Wed, 21 Jun 2006 00:59:40 -0700

Joanne Korth, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to bring in an experienced quarterback before training camp starts July 28, though few are available. The most likely candidate is free agent QB Jay Fiedler (Jets), but he is not completely recovered from a shoulder injury sustained last season with the Jets.

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Titans | Agent thinks Tennessee is not a good fit for Fiedler

Sat, 17 Jun 2006 06:51:15 -0700

The Tennessean reports the Tennessee Titans are still considering adding a veteran quarterback to their roster. Free agent QB Jay Fiedler (Jets) is available, but his agent, Brian Levy, said Fiedler is not interested in the Titans. "I don't see (Tennessee) as being a match at all," Levy said. "We have three other teams for Jay that I think are good matches. It is just a matter of when he can throw the football. We are waiting on that."

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Giants | Team waiting for Fiedler to get healthy

Tue, 23 May 2006 19:33:29 -0700

Paul Schwartz, of the New York Post, reports the New York Giants are willing to wait for free agent QB Jay Fiedler (Jets) to get healthy after undergoing shoulder surgery. General manager Ernie Accorsi said, "When the time comes, we'll work him out. We're interested in him."

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Patriots | Team has not made contact with Fiedler

Wed, 17 May 2006 07:00:07 -0700

John Tomase, of the Boston Herald, reports the New England Patriots may pursue a veteran backup quarterback, but one free agent they have yet to contact is QB Jay Fiedler (Jets). Fiedler dislocated his shoulder last season and is still recovering from surgery. He recently began throwing 25-30 yards. He has spoken to the New York Giants and two other teams about backup jobs, but has not heard from the Pats. "I've known Scott Pioli a long time," Fiedler's agent, Brian Levy, said. "If New England is interested, they'll get in touch. It wouldn't be a problem." Levy said Fiedler has long admired Patriots' head coach Bill Belichick. Feidler has resigned himself to being a No. 2 quarterback, according to Levy. Should the Patriots call, Levy believes Fiedler would be a good fit.

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Giants | Fiedler could be signed

Wed, 17 May 2006 06:08:24 -0700

Mike Garafolo, of the Star-Ledger, reports the New York Giants could sign free agent QB Jay Fiedler (Jets) in the coming weeks. He continues to recover from shoulder surgery. He will begin working out for teams sometime next month and the Giants will likely give him a look.

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Giants | Team remains interested in Fiedler

Wed, 03 May 2006 05:45:27 -0700

The New York Daily News reports the New York Giants have remained in contact with agent Brian Levy regarding free agent QB Jay Fiedler (Jets), but they are waiting to see how he recovers from his shoulder injury before they consider signing him. He is expected to begin throwing later this month, according to Levy. The Giants are interested in bringing Fiedler to camp to compete with QB Tim Hasselbeck for the backup quarterback job.

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Giants | Team checking out Fiedler

Wed, 12 Apr 2006 22:14:44 -0700

Mike Garafolo, of the Star-Ledger, reports agent Brian Levy said free agent QB Jay Fiedler (Jets) recently took a physical in New York conducted by a New York Giants team physician. Fiedler is recovering from shoulder surgery performed in 2005. "They were pleased with the results," Levy said. "He won't be throwing for another four-five weeks, so we are in no rush."

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Giants | Team eyeing Fiedler

Thu, 23 Mar 2006 22:23:34 -0800

Mike Garafolo, of the Star-Ledger, reports the New York Giants are eyeing free agent QB Jay Fiedler (Jets) as a potential backup quarterback. Brian Levy, the agent for Fiedler, said the Giants have recently contacted him regarding his client. "We have touched base," Levy said in an e-mail message Thursday, March 23, "but nothing is imminent with Jay."

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Bengals | Team may be interested in signing Fiedler

Fri, 24 Feb 2006 20:05:16 -0800

Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals may be interested in signing free agent QB Jay Fiedler (Jets).

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Jets | Fiedler released

Wed, 22 Feb 2006 09:12:28 -0800

Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports the New York Jets have released QB Jay Fiedler.

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Jets | Team may release Fiedler

Tue, 21 Feb 2006 06:17:42 -0800

Dave Hutchinson, of the Star-Ledger, reports the New York Jets may release QB Jay Fiedler sometime this week.

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Jets | Fiedler placed on IR

Thu, 15 Dec 2005 11:45:42 -0800

Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports the New York Jets have placed QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder) on their Injured Reserve list ending his 2005 season.

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Jets | Fiedler done for 2005

Wed, 14 Dec 2005 13:42:52 -0800

Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder) is done for the 2005 regular season, but he remains on the active roster.

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Jets | Fiedler has surgery

Sun, 11 Dec 2005 10:35:19 -0800

Andrea Adelson, of the Associated Press, reports New York Jets QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder) had arthroscopic surgery performed on his shoulder Friday, Dec. 9.

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Jets | Week 14 Inactives

Sun, 11 Dec 2005 09:01:23 -0800

The New York Jets have declared RB Curtis Martin, RB Derrick Blaylock, WR Harry Williams, OG Isaac Snell, QB Jay Fiedler, QB Kliff Kingsbury, OG Norm Katnik inactive for Week 14.

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Jets | Fiedler to have surgery next week

Fri, 09 Dec 2005 12:26:51 -0800

Updating a previous report, J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder) will undergo season-ending surgery. Jets head coach Herman Edwards said Friday, Dec. 9, that the surgery would be next week, but wasn't any more specific than that.

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Jets | Fiedler misses practice, expected to have surgery

Thu, 08 Dec 2005 15:13:34 -0800

Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 8, and is out for Week 14. Fiedler will undergo surgery on his right shoulder either this week or next.

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Jets | Fiedler misses practice, Out for Week 14

Wed, 07 Dec 2005 17:09:18 -0800

Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 7, and remains out for Week 14.

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Jets | Fiedler to practice more

Mon, 05 Dec 2005 13:03:38 -0800

Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets QB Jay Fiedler (shoulder) will participate more in practice to test out his shoulder. Head coach Herman Edwards said the team needs to see what Fiedler can do to determine if he needs surgery and to evaluate their quarterback situation for 2006.

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Jets | Week 13 Inactives

Sun, 04 Dec 2005 12:50:55 -0800

The New York Jets have declared RB Derrick Blaylock, OG Isaac Snell, QB Jay Fiedler, QB Kliff Kingsbury, OG Norm Katnik, DL Sione Pouha inactive for Week 13.

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