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Top Brad Kaaya News

  • Brad Kaaya: Non-tendered by Cincy

    The Bengals declined to tender Kaaya a contract for 2019, making him an unrestricted free agent, freelance NFL writer Howard Balzer reports.

    Kaaya was claimed off waivers by the Bengals in February, but they apparently weren't keen on tendering him at his original-round level (sixth round). The 24-year-old has yet to take a regular-season snap since entering the professional ranks in 2017.

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  • Bengals' Brad Kaaya: Claimed by Cincinnati

    Kaaya was claimed off waivers by the Bengals on Monday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

    Kaaya was waived by the Colts on Feb. 8 after spending the 2018 season on injured reserve due to an undisclosed injury. The 2017 sixth-round pick has yet to earn a job at the NFL level, but he showed potential during his tenure at the University of Miami. He'll compete with Tom Savage for the No. 3 QB job this offseason.

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  • Brad Kaaya: Waived by Indy

    Kaaya (undisclosed) was waived by the Colts on Friday, Mike Chappell of Fox 59 News Indianapolis reports.

    The 2017 sixth-round pick spent the 2018 season on injured reserve with an undisclosed injury, while Jacoby Brissett served as the backup quarterback and Phillip Walker was on and off the practice squad. Kaaya had an impressive college career at the University of Miami, but he hasn't gained any traction in the NFL. He'll hope to find another opportunity to compete for a No. 3 QB job.

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  • Colts' Brad Kaaya: Reverts to IR

    Kaaya (undisclosed) cleared waivers and reverted to injured reserve, according to the league's official transaction log.

    Kaaya was waived Friday and reverts to IR after clearing waivers. Barring an injury settlement, the quarterback is likely there through the end of the league year.

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  • Brad Kaaya: Waived/injured by Colts

    Kaaya was waived/injured by Indianapolis on Friday with an undisclosed injury, Stephen Holder of The Athletic Indiana reports.

    Phillip Walker has cemented himself as the Colts' No. 3 option at quarterback halfway through the preseason, making Kaaya expendable. The specifics of the injury remain unclear, and if the 22-year-old clears waivers, he will revert to the team's injured reserve.

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  • Colts' Brad Kaaya: Gets time in fourth quarter

    Kaaya was 3-of-4 passing for 24 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions in Thursday's preseason win over Seattle. He was the fourth quarterback to appear for the Colts in the game.

    Kaaya is battling Paul Walker for the third-string quarterback role. However, it's not clear if the Colts will keep three quarterbacks on the roster if Andrew Luck looks fully healthy. Jacoby Brissett is set as Luck's backup.

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  • Colts' Brad Kaaya: Heading to Indy

    The Colts signed Kaaya off the Lions' practice squad Tuesday, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.

    After being drafted by Detroit in the sixth round of the draft in April, Kaaya was waived three times by two different teams before ultimately joining the Lions' practice squad in late October. The Colts evidently recognized some potential in the 22-year-old, who will get a look during their final week of practice of the season. Indianapolis could view Kaaya as a potential backup candidate in 2018 with Scott Tolzien set to become an unrestricted free agent.

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  • Brad Kaaya: Signs with practice squad

    Kaaya cleared waivers Tuesday and signed with the Lions' practice squad Wednesday, Mike Rothstein of ESPN.com reports.

    Kaaya was only on the practice squad for a brief stint but was waived when Khyri Thornton returned from suspension. The rookie sixth-round pick likely won't be called up to an NFL squad unless there is a significant injury.

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  • Brad Kaaya: Dumped again by Detroit

    The Lions waived Kaaya on Monday, Tim Twentyman of the team's official site reports.

    Kaaya's reunion with the Lions lasted less than a week, as team brass evidently needed his roster spot to create an opening for the previously-suspended Khyri Thornton. The rookie quarterback will be free to sign elsewhere if he clears waivers.

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  • Lions' Brad Kaaya: Claimed by Lions

    The Lions claimed Kaaya off waivers Wednesday, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.

    The Panthers claimed Kaaya off waivers after the Lions included the Miami product as part of their final roster cuts ahead of Week 1. However, the Lions might have regretted that decision to let him loose, considering they pounced on the opportunity to bring him back after Carolina parted ways with him Tuesday. Now back with the team that drafted him this spring, Kaaya will serve as the No. 3 signal caller behind a banged-up Matthew Stafford and current backup Jake Rudock.

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  • Brad Kaaya: Let go by Panthers

    Kaaya was waived Tuesday by the Panthers, Steve Reed of the Associated Press reports.

    Kaaya was waived in order to make room for the signing of linebacker Andrew Gachkar. Kaaya could end up on a practice roster if a team is in need of an emergency quarterback. Garrett Gilbert now will effectively become the third-string quarterback for Carolina.

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  • Panthers' Brad Kaaya: Picked up by Panthers

    Kaaya was claimed by the Panthers off waivers Sunday, Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com reports.

    It makes sense that the Panthers want to cushion their depth chart with three quarterbacks seeing as Cam Newton has taken a beating the past few years as Carolina's starter. Don't expect Kaaya to make fantasy contributions in 2017, though.

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  • Brad Kaaya: Waived by Lions

    Kaaya was waived by the Lions on Saturday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

    Despite showing improvement directing the team's offense, Kaaya has been let go. His release cements Jake Rudock as the Lions' backup QB.

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  • Lions' Brad Kaaya: Showing improvement

    Kaaya has shown improvement in directing the Lions offense, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. "Where I am now compared to OTAs, I'd say is night and day," Kaaya said.

    Though Kaaya seemingly had a hard time directing the offense at first, the rookie seems to be taking steps in the right direction. In fact, head coach Jim Caldwell recently praised Kaaya's ability to "digest and regurgitate" a "voluminous" playbook. Unfortunately, the Lions probably won't carry more than two quarterbacks into the regular season, so he still seems destined for the practice squad.

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  • Lions' Brad Kaaya: Struggling in training camp

    Kaaya has a "zero percent chance" to beat out Jake Rudock for the Lions' backup QB job, Kyle Meinke of MLive.com reports.

    There's a chance the Lions carry three quarterbacks into the regular season, but that seems unlikely with Jake Rudock proving capable as a backup. The smart money is on Kaaya opening the season on the practice squad.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 215 lbs
Birthplace: West Hills, CA, USA
Age: 26
Class: Junior