Redskins sign QB Beck to 3-yr, $3.35M contract
The Washington Redskins have signed quarterback John Beck to
three-year contract worth $3.35 million.
The deal is essentially a two-year extension and puts Beck under
contract through the 2012 season. More importantly, it appears to
solidify his spot on the roster as the third-string quarterback. He
had been competing with Richard Bartel for the No. 3 spot behind
Donovan McNabb and Rex Grossman.
Beck was acquired Aug. 2 in a trade with the Baltimore
Beck was with the Ravens last year and previously sent two
seasons with the Miami Dolphins, who drafted him in the second
round out of BYU in 2007. He hasn’t played in the regular season
since his rookie year, when he appeared in five games.