Cowboys Signing QB Garrett Gilbert Off Browns’ Practice Squad


Tom Pelissero reports that the Dallas Cowboys are signing QB Garrett Gilbert from the Browns’ practice squad.

"<strongThe Cowboys lost Dak Prescott for the season after he suffered a broken ankle on Sunday. Dallas is prepared to move forward with Andy Dalton as their starter.

Ben DiNucci and Gilbert will now serve as their No. 2 and 3 options respectively.

Gilbert, 29, is a former sixth-round pick of the Rams back in 2014. However, he was waived at the start of the season and was later signed to the Rams’ practice squad.

Gilbert had brief stints with the Patriots, Lions, and Raiders before signing on to the Panthers practice squad in 2017. He was on and off of the unit throughout 2018.

From there, Gilbert signed on with the Orlando Apollos of the AAF before joining the Browns in April of 2019. He was later waived by the Browns and added to their practice squad.

In 2019, Gilbert appeared in five games for the Browns and had three pass attempts.

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15 days ago

The Cowboys should have traded for Josh Dobbs and let him play the rest of the season. Neither the Steelers nor the Jaguars, and now the Steelers again (I get it, they have Roethlisberger, but still…) have given him a chance. The guy is a gamer, he’s smart, and he’s got wheels. He threw for over 7,000 yards and 53 touchdowns in basically three seasons at Tennessee, and added another 2,160 on the ground, with 32 rushing touchdowns. So far he’s played a part of one game in 2018 for Pittsburgh. I don’t understand why so many of these rookie… Read more »

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15 days ago

A couple more names to add…Haskins, Drew Lock got to play right away, C.J. Beathard is playing now…jesus.