Detroit Lions sign QB Bollinger

Detroit Lions sign QB Bollinger

ALLEN PARK, Mich., Sept. 1 (UPI) -- The Detroit Lions patched up their quarterback corps Tuesday, signing Brooks Bollinger after Drew Stanton had an arthroscopic procedure on a knee.

Report: NFL rescinds Justin Tuck's fine

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- A $7,500 fine the NFL levied against New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck has been rescinded, The (Newark, N.J.) Star-Ledger reported Saturday.

Report: NFL fines Giants defensive end

NEW YORK, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck has been fined $7,500 for an illegal hit on Dallas quarterback Brooks Bollinger.

Johnson to start again at QB for Dallas

DALLAS, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Brad Johnson will start at quarterback for Dallas against the New York Giants, Cowboys Coach Wade Phillips said Wednesday.

Romo out for month with broken digit

IRVING, Texas, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- The Dallas Cowboys are expected to be without quarterback Tony Romo for a month as he recuperates from a broken pinkie finger on his throwing hand.

Vikes bring back Frerotte

MINNEAPOLIS, April 9 (UPI) -- The Minnesota Vikings have signed veteran Gus Frerotte, and he says he's looking forward to mentoring the team's young starting quarterback Tarvaris Jackson.

NFL: Green Bay 34, Minnesota 0

GREEN BAY, Wis., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Brett Favre threw for three TDs Sunday and became the second NFL quarterback to pass for at least 60,000 yards, as the Green Bay Packers beat Minnesota 34-0.

NFL: Minnesota 35, San Diego 17

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Running back Adrian Peterson broke the NFL rookie rushing record Sunday afternoon, gaining 296 yards in the Minnesota Vikings' 35-17 defeat of San Diego.

NFL: Philadelphia 23, Minnesota 16

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Donovan McNabb went 23-of-36 passing for 333 yards and a touchdown Sunday, as the Philadelphia Eagles beat Minnesota, 23-16.

NFL: Detroit 20, Minnesota 17

DETROIT, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- A 37-yard field goal in overtime by Jason Hanson Sunday gave the Detroit Lions a 20-17 win over the Minnesota Vikings.

NFL: Minnesota 23, Dallas 14

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Brooks Bollinger completed nine of 15 passes for 109 yards and a touchdown Thursday night as the Minnesota Vikings beat Dallas, 23-14, in their exhibition closer.

NFL: Seattle 30, Minnesota 13

SEATTLE, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Seneca Wallace was 5-for-7 for 77 yards and a TD Saturday night, as the Seattle Seahawks beat Minnesota, 30-13, in preseason action.

Pennington will start Jets' season opener

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Chad Pennington will be the New York Jets' starting quarterback for the team's Sept. 10 season opener, Coach Eric Mangini announced Tuesday.

NFL: N.Y. Jets 27, Washington 14

LANDOVER, Md., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Rookie Brad Smith had a 61-yard touchdown run Saturday night to help the New York Jets beat Washington, 27-14.

NFL: N.Y. Jets 30, Buffalo 26

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Justin Miller returned a kickoff for a 95-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter Sunday as the New York Jets beat Buffalo, 30-26.
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Brooks Bollinger
New York Jets QB Brooks Bollinger (5) throws a pass against the Arizona Cardinals on Nov. 28, 2004 in Tempe, AZ. (UPI Photo/Will Powers)

Brooks Bollinger (born November 15, 1979 in Bismarck, North Dakota) is an American football quarterback for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. He was drafted by the New York Jets in the sixth round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Wisconsin.

Bollinger has also been a member of the Minnesota Vikings, New York Jets, Dallas Cowboys and Florida Tuskers.

Bollinger played quarterback for Central High School in Grand Forks, North Dakota. He played in every game while attending the school and passed for 40 touchdowns and ran for 19 more.

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