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Jets activate David Garrard, release Brady Quinn

David Garrard talks to reporters during the Jets

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The Jets announced Monday afternoon that they have chosen to activate David Garrard to 53-man roster and release fellow quarterback Brady Quinn.

Garrard, 35, re-joined the team on Oct. 10 and was placed on the Jets' exempt list for two games. The team had until 4 p.m. Monday to decide whether they wanted to add him to their active roster or stick with Quinn. Garrard, a nine-year NFL veteran,...

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Brady Quinn could be odd man out after David Garrard's arrival

New quarterback Brady Quinn smiles as he answers

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Brady Quinn said he learned of David Garrard’s impending arrival on Wednesday. But after a full day to process the news and a day of practice with four quarterbacks on the field, Quinn isn’t sure exactly what to make of his future with the Jets.

“They told us, ‘Hey, David was feeling better. He called and he wants to be re-evaluated. He wants to play again,” Quinn, 28, said Thursday.


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Rex Ryan: Geno Smith is our QB…this week

Geno Smith and Matt Simms talk with offensive

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Even with Mark Sanchez sitting on the injured reserve list, the Jets’ quarterback situation still is an open question unless rookie starter Geno Smith gets a grip on the turnover situation. Smith has been responsible for 11 turnovers through four games, including eight interceptions.

The quarterback competition in training camp only was resolved by the shoulder injury to Sanchez, not by their...

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