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Thu, 01 Aug 2013 10:50:10 -0700
Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Doug Pederson gave QB Alex Smith high praise, calling him the best quarterback in the NFL. "Ultimately, every team has to have a quarterback," Pederson said. "I think we have the best in the league."
"There are a lot of great ones," Pederson said, "but over time, Alex has proven he can get it done. He's a sharp guy, he brings a wealth of knowledge, he's experienced, he's a proven winner the last couple of years, and he needs a team to embrace him."
Thu, 10 Jan 2013 18:26:19 -0800
The Kansas City Chiefs have hired Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach Doug Pederson as their new offensive coordinator.
Mon, 07 Jan 2013 10:08:51 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid is believed to be leaning toward hiring former Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach Doug Pederson as the team's new offensive coordinator.
Mon, 07 Jan 2013 09:11:07 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid could look to bring some of his former assistant coaches with the Philadelphia Eagles with him to Kansas City. Former Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur will likely be lured to the Chiefs by Reid, as well as Browns offensive coordinator Brad Childress. Doug Pederson, who was an assistant coach in Philadelphia in 2009, could be another option. Reid has reportedly made an offer to former Eagles defensive coordinator Juan Castillo to become the offensive line coach.
Sat, 05 Jan 2013 11:15:06 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid could be interested in adding Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator Brad Childress and Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach Doug Pederson to his coaching staff.
Tue, 08 Feb 2011 09:49:59 -0800
The Philadelphia Eagles have named Johnnie Lynn secondary/cornerbacks coach, David Culley senior offensive assistant/wide receivers, James Urban assistant offensive coordinator, Doug Pederson quarterbacks coach, Duce Staley special teams quality control coach and Bobby April defensive quality control coach, the team announced Tuesday, Feb. 8.
Fri, 30 Jan 2009 09:21:22 -0800
The Associated Press reports the Philadelphia Eagles have hired former NFL QB Doug Pederson as their offensive quality coach.
Wed, 28 Jan 2009 04:28:13 -0800
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports the Philadelphia Eagles are expected to add Doug Pederson to their coaching staff, according to a source close to the situation. Pederson is expected to hold the role of offensive assistant.
Thu, 17 Mar 2005 06:50:44 -0800
Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports former Green Bay Packers backup QB Doug Pederson has not officially announced his retirement from the NFL, but he was officially introduced as head high school football coach of Calvary Baptist Academy in Shreveport, La.
Sat, 15 Jan 2005 19:55:36 -0800
Green Bay Packers QB Doug Pederson is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent, according to Packers.com.
Wed, 12 Jan 2005 12:36:14 -0800
Rick Braun, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers QB Doug Pederson (ribs, back) has recovered from rib and back injuries that led to him being placed on Injured Reserve during the 2004 season. While he previously talked about retirement, he is now talking about playing another season or two and would like to remain with the team even if it is as their No. 3 quarterback. If he cannot stick with the Packers, he is open to other opportunities with another team.
Sat, 09 Oct 2004 09:15:13 -0700
Dylan B. Tomlinson, of PackersNews.com, reports Green Bay Packers QB J.T. O'Sullivan, who was acquired by trade with the New Orleans Saints, could eventually take over as the second-string quarterback behind QB Brett Favre once he grasps the team's offense. For now, O'Sullivan serves as the third-stringer behind QB Craig Nall. As previously reported, incumbent backup QB Doug Pederson (back, ribs) is out for the season with a back injury.
Thu, 07 Oct 2004 15:06:49 -0700
The Green Bay Packers have placed QB Doug Pederson (back, ribs) on injured reserve.
Wed, 06 Oct 2004 17:07:36 -0700
Green Bay Packers QB Doug Pederson (ribs) has a broken transverse process, a broken small rib and tore a muscle in his back. Pederson appears to be headed for injured reserve because he won't be ready for at least six weeks.
Tue, 05 Oct 2004 13:50:29 -0700
Updating an earlier report, Fox Sports reports Green Bay Packers QB Doug Pederson (back, ribs) has a broken transverse process bone in his back in addition to a broken rib. Pederson is expected to miss four-to-six weeks.
Mon, 04 Oct 2004 16:23:09 -0700
Green Bay Packers backup QB Doug Pederson (rib) suffered a broken bone in the back of his rib cage and won't be able to practice or play during Week 5. He is likely out 2-to-6 weeks.
Sun, 03 Oct 2004 18:30:05 -0700
Green Bay Packers QB Doug Pederson (side) suffered an injury to his side in the fourth quarter of Week 4's game against the New York Giants, according to the Associated Press.
Fri, 18 Jun 2004 12:02:55 -0700
Dylan B. Tomlinson, of PackersNews.com, reports the addition of QB Tim Couch will make the Green Bay Packers scramble to find a player to hold for field goals, a job backup QB Doug Pederson has done for the last three seasons. Pederson is expected to be with the Packers during training camp, but he can not continue to serve as the team's holder if he is the No. 3 quarterback since he wouldn't be allowed to enter the game unless the first two quarterbacks get hurt.
Tue, 15 Jun 2004 20:56:01 -0700
Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers QB Doug Pederson has had a pair of "excellent" performances during the team's two minicamps, according to head coach Mike Sherman.
Fri, 11 Jun 2004 12:01:19 -0700
Dylan B. Tomlinson, of PackersNews.com, reports if the Green Bay Packers sign free agent QB Tim Couch (Browns), the belief is that Packers QB Doug Pederson would be released.
Tue, 08 Jun 2004 13:55:17 -0700
Pete Dougherty, of PackersNews.com, reports Green Bay Packers QB Doug Pederson thinks he will still get a shot at a roster spot in training camp even if the team acquires Cleveland Browns QB Tim Couch as their backup quarterback. "I still think they'll give me an opportunity to compete for backup, or at least the third spot," Pederson said. "You find a job any way you can and do the best you can to get a spot."
Wed, 28 Apr 2004 14:39:11 -0700
ESPNews reports the Green Bay Packers have re-signed free agent QB Doug Pederson. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Tue, 27 Apr 2004 11:28:58 -0700
The Green Bay News-Chronicle reports free agent QB Doug Pederson is a candidate to be re-signed by the Green Bay Packers. Pederson is listed on the Packers' roster, though he's an unrestricted free agent.
Fri, 26 Dec 2003 07:57:28 -0800
Green Bay Packers QB Doug Pederson took all the snaps with the first-string offense Thursday, Dec. 25.
Tue, 23 Dec 2003 18:58:03 -0800
SportsLine.com reports Green Bay Packers head coach Mike Sherman will attend Irvin Favre's funeral Wednesday, Dec. 24, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Pass Christian, Miss. Assistant head coach Bob Slowik will run practice in Sherman's absence as the Packers prepare to host the Denver Broncos in a crucial game that could determine if Green Bay makes the playoffs. Backup QB Doug Pederson will also attend the services.
Tue, 22 Jul 2003 15:59:35 -0700
ESPN's John Clayton reports the Green Bay Packers appear comfortable with veteran QB Doug Pederson serving as their No. 2 quarterback behind starter Brett Favre again this year.
Thu, 05 Jun 2003 08:06:23 -0700
Updating previous reports, Lori Nickel, of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers QB Craig Nall has put up great numbers in NFL Europe, and is expected to give QB Doug Pederson strong competition for the backup role.
Wed, 30 Apr 2003 04:49:28 -0700
Updating previous reports, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports Green Bay Packers QB Doug Pederson signed a one-year, $750,000 contract Tuesday. He will count only $450,000 against the team’s salary cap.
Tue, 29 Apr 2003 16:00:18 -0700
The Green Bay Packers have announced the re-signing of QB Doug Pederson. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.
Tue, 29 Apr 2003 02:57:53 -0700
The Journal-Sentinel reports the Green Bay Packers plan to re-sign QB Doug Pederson and have him attend the team’s upcoming minicamp later this week.
Fri, 07 Mar 2003 05:46:17 -0800
Rob Demovsky reports for PackersNews.com free agent QB Doug Pederson (Packers) is on hold right now. He has not been contacted by any teams, including the Green Bay Packers. "I definitely want to play again, and I’d like to be right back in Green Bay," Pederson said Thursday. "It just depends on which way they want to go, but it’s been quiet for me since I left Green Bay after the season." The Packers have not made it clear whether they intend to draft a quarterback and begin grooming QB Brett Favre’s eventual replacement.
Thu, 13 Jun 2002 09:12:45 -0700
Updating a previous story, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported free-agent quarterback Charlie Batch (Lions) would arrive in the Green Bay area Wednesday night for a visit with the Packers. Brett Favre’s backup, Doug Pederson, has looked sharp so far this spring but Batch’s seven-year age difference (younger) to Pederson is something the Packers are seriously looking at.
Fri, 26 Apr 2002 05:50:43 -0700
The Press Gazette reports Green Bay Packers No. 3 QB Josh Heupel has struggled so far in minicamp and has a long way to go to unseat veteran Doug Pederson as the team's No. 2 quarterback behind starter Brett Favre. He may still be affected by a wrist injury, but hasn't shown the mechanics the other QBs on roster have.
Sun, 21 Apr 2002 23:08:51 -0700
According to the Journal Sentinel, Green Bay Packers rookie QB Craig Nall will be given a shot to win the team's No. 2 QB slot. "Obviously, that's what you're shooting for," coach Mike Sherman said. "But that's a long jump." The team's other QBs are Josh Heupel and current No. 2 Doug Pederson. Offensive coordinator Tom Rossley feels Nall has a much stronger arm, quicker feet and a more durable body than Heupel.
Tue, 02 Apr 2002 18:53:42 -0800
Updating this morning's story, John Clayton reports for ESPN the Green Bay Packers have re-signed backup QB Doug Pederson to a one-year, $650,000 contract.
Tue, 02 Apr 2002 07:17:57 -0800
Christopher Walsh reports for PackersNews.com the Green Bay Packers remain interested in re-signing free agent QB Doug Pederson. “We want to bring Doug Pederson back,” coach/GM Mike Sherman said Monday. Currently, Josh Heupel is the only quarterback other than Brett Favre on the roster. "I would think he’s going to end up back in Green Bay," Pederson agent Benjamin Geller said of his client. "He wants to be back in Green Bay."
Fri, 08 Mar 2002 22:40:30 -0800
The Washington Post, as an update to an ongoing story, reports the Washington Redskins are still considering signing free agent QB Jeff Blake (Saints). Coach Steve Spurrier confirmed the team's interest Friday. The team also spoke to the agent for free agent QB Doug Pederson (Packers). Blake now appears to be the Redskins first option if the QB Shane Matthews (Bears) trade is not completed.
Thu, 07 Feb 2002 11:33:28 -0800
The Journal Sentinel reports Green Bay Packers backup QB Doug Pederson may not return to the team in 2002. Third-string QB Henry Burris is also considering his options about returning to the team. If he does, he'd likely be no better than the team's No. 3 QB again because they'd prefer someone with more experience as their backup to starter Brett Favre. The Packers are likely to draft a QB again, too.
Fri, 25 Jan 2002 06:07:52 -0800
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the Green Bay Packers plan to bring in a young quarterback next year regardless of what they do with QBs Doug Pederson and Henry Burris. Pederson's future with the team may not be decided until training camp.
Mon, 20 Aug 2001 21:45:33 -0700
The Associated Press reports the Green Bay Packers defeated the Denver Broncos 22-7 in Monday's pre-season game. QB Doug Pederson, fighting for the team's No. 2 QB job, led the Packers on four scoring drives and PK Ryan Longwell added five field goals. RBs Ahman Green (groin) and Dorsey Levens (hand) were among 12 Packers to sit the game out. Longwell had FGs of 29, 31, 39, 30 and 49. Pederson finished 8-of-12 for 112 yards and one touchdown. He hit WR Donald Driver for a 19-yard TD.
Sun, 19 Aug 2001 16:19:22 -0700
The Press-Gazette reports QB Doug Pederson is clearly winning the battle for the No. 2 quarterback spot in Green Bay during practice but the team still plans to let QB Billy Joe Tolliver run with the second-string offense on Monday night.
Mon, 06 Aug 2001 19:59:52 -0700
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Michael Cunningham reports the Green Bay Packers gave QB Brett Favre the day off today. Favre rested his arm for the first time in nine days of training camp. Backups Doug Pederson, Billy Joe Tolliver and Henry Burriss took all the snaps in the morning and afternoon practices. Favre said he was in agreement with the plan, designed to help him avoid the elbow problems that plagued him early last season.
Sat, 04 Aug 2001 22:28:48 -0700
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the QB rotation for Saturday night's scrimmage for the Green Bay Packers was Brett Favre, followed by Doug Pederson and then Billy Joe Tolliver. Henry Burris, the CFL import, did not play. Favre was sharp, completing seven of eight passes for 91 yards, in the full-contact portion of the scrimmage.
Wed, 18 Jul 2001 10:52:01 -0700
The Green Bay News-Chronicle reports Green Bay Packers QB Billy Joe Tolliver’s contract is for one year and will pay him the minimum salary of $477,000. Tolliver is expected to battle with Doug Pederson for the back up job to Brett Favre.
Wed, 11 Jul 2001 13:05:07 -0700
The Green Bay Post-Crescent reports the Green Bay Packers have made an agreement in principle with QB Billy Joe Tolliver. Tolliver will be competing with QB Doug Pederson in training camp.
Fri, 06 Jul 2001 13:29:57 -0700
Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers QB Brett Favre, as reported, is expected to be limited early in training camp as a precaution as the team doesn't want him to have any more problems with elbow tendonitis. The team is hopeful that he's diligent with his arm stretching excercises right now. Backup QBs Doug Pederson and Henry Burris will see additional work while Favre gets time off.
Thu, 14 Jun 2001 11:39:58 -0700
The Green Bay Press-Gazette reports Green Bay Packers backup QBs Doug Pederson and Henry Burris are battling for the backup job behind starter Brett Favre. Pederson has been inconsistent at times, but is improving with each camp. Burris has been impressive but it's believed he may still be too raw to be the team's top backup.
Tue, 05 Jun 2001 00:11:11 -0700
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the area of most concern for the Green Bay Packers this year is the backup quarterback position. Behind typical ironman Brett Favre, the Packers have Doug Pederson and Henry Burris. Pederson has struggled the past two seasons in the league while Burris is trying to make the transition from the CFL to the NFL.
Mon, 04 Jun 2001 02:14:28 -0700
The Journal-Sentinel reports the Green Bay Packers appear content with QBs Doug Pederson and Henry Burris as their backups to QB Brett Favre at this time. Pederson and Burris are expected to begin their battle for the No. 2 job during mini-camp this week.
Sun, 29 Apr 2001 04:19:08 -0700
The Press Gazette reports Green Bay Packers QB Brett Favre is taking less snaps at mini-camp because there are four other quarterbacks present with him. He's happy about that event. The Packers has undrafted free agent QB Shane Griggs of Idaho State in mini-camp for a tryout. The Packers also have undrafted free agent QB Jonathan Beasley of Kansas State and backup QBs Doug Pederson and Henry Burris in camp.