NFL: Detroit 35, Buffalo 13

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Kellen Moore and Shaun Hill both threw two touchdown passes Thursday in leading Detroit to a 35-13 exhibition romp over Buffalo.
Bills' Gilmore out 6 to 8 weeks; Kolb concussion serious

Bills' Gilmore out 6 to 8 weeks; Kolb concussion serious

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- The Buffalo Bills' announced cornerback Stephon Gilmore will miss six to eight weeks with a broken wrist.

Bills sign Matt Leinart after rash of quarterback injuries

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- The Buffalo Bills, seeking to replenish their injury-depleted quarterback corps, Sunday signed former Heisman Trophy winner Matt Leinart.

NFL: Carolina 17, Oakland 6

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Cam Newton tossed a touchdown pass and ran for another Sunday, leading the Carolina Panthers to a 17-6 victory over Oakland.

Raiders sign QB Leinart

OAKLAND, Calif., May 1 (UPI) -- The Oakland Raiders announced Tuesday they have signed free-agent quarterback Matt Leinart.
Report: Matt Leinart to sign with Raiders

Report: Matt Leinart to sign with Raiders

OAKLAND, Calif., April 28 (UPI) -- The Oakland Raiders were on the verge Saturday of signing free-agent quarterback Matt Leinart, sources told ESPN.com.

NFL: Houston 20, Cincinnati 19

CINCINNATI, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- T.J. Yates rallied Houston with a touchdown pass to Kevin Walter as time expired Sunday in the Texans' 20-19 comeback win over Cincinnati.
Texans add to quarterback depth

Texans add to quarterback depth

HOUSTON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- The Houston Texans announced Wednesday they have signed Jeff Garcia as additional depth to their depleted quarterback corps.

NFL: Houston 17, Atlanta 10

HOUSTON, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Quarterback T.J. Yates performed well in his first NFL start and Arian Foster scored the go-ahead touchdown Sunday in Houston's 17-10 decision over Atlanta.

Texans sign veteran QB Delhomme

HOUSTON, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- The injury-plagued Houston Texans have signed retired quarterback Jake Delhomme, the Houston Chronicle reported Tuesday.

Texans QB Leinart to have surgery

HOUSTON, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Houston Texans quarterback Matt Leinart will need surgery after fracturing his throwing shoulder, Coach Gary Kubiak said Monday.

NFL: Houston 20, New York Jets 16

HOUSTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Chris Ogbonnaya scored on a one-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter Monday, handing Houston a 20-16 pre-season win over the New York Jets.

Rookie Hall gets nod as Cardinals QB

PHOENIX, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Untested rookie Max Hall will start at quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals' next game, a source told The Arizona Republic Wednesday.
NFL: Arizona 17, St. Louis 13

NFL: Arizona 17, St. Louis 13

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Derek Anderson found Larry Fitzgerald in the end zone in the fourth quarter Sunday, lifting the Arizona Cardinals to a 17-13 decision over St. Louis.

Quarterback Leinart hooks on with Texans

HOUSTON, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- The Houston Texans have signed quarterback Matt Leinart two days after he was cut by the Arizona Cardinals, the signal-caller's agent said Monday.
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Matt Leinart
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Matt Leinart holds his right shoulder after being sacked in the third quarter by the Denver Broncos in Glendale, AZ August 31, 2006. Leinart throws left handed. (UPI Photo/Will Powers)

Matthew Stephen Leinart (born May 11, 1983), is an American professional football quarterback for the Houston Texans of the National Football League. Leinart previously played for four seasons (2006–2009) with the Arizona Cardinals, largely in a backup role to the now-retired Kurt Warner, before being released on September 4, 2010.

Leinart played collegially at the University of Southern California. In 2004, he led the Trojans to the BCS national championship and was named that year's winner of the Heisman Trophy as well as the winner of the inaugural Manning Award, which is awarded to the country's top quarterback. The championship was vacated by the BCS on June 6, 2011.

The left-handed passing Leinart was selected tenth overall in the 2006 NFL draft by the Arizona Cardinals. Despite possessing what draft experts believed was a good frame for a quarterback (6'-5”, 230 pounds), they believed his lack of a strong throwing arm, such as that possessed by his predecessor, Carson Palmer (now with the Cincinnati Bengals), would be a detriment in his professional career.

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