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Jordan Ta'amu: Loses roster spot
Ta'amu was waived by the Vikings on Monday, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.
Ta'amu joined the team a week ago hoping to build on his momentum from a successful XFL season. However, he was unable to move past Jaren Hall and Nick Mullens to earn a backup role behind starter Kirk Cousins.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Jordan Ta'amu: Gets opportunity in Minnesota
Ta'amu signed a contract with the Vikings on Monday, Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Ta'amu will get another chance in the NFL after a successful stint with the DC Defenders of the XFL, which saw him win the league's Offensive Player of the Year award. He'll work to make the best of his short time between now and the league's cut-down day of Aug. 29.... See More ... See Less
Jordan Ta'amu: Released from practice squad
Ta'amu has been cut from the Panthers' practice squad, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports.
Ta'amu joined the Panthers' practice unit prior to Week 17 after getting cut from Washington's practice squad. He spent training camp with Detroit before failing to make the 53-man roster. The third-year quarterback is now set to continue his journeyman trajectory and look for a new landing spot.... See More ... See Less
Jordan Ta'amu: Signs with Panthers' practice squad
The Panthers signed Ta'amu to their practice squad Thursday, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports.
Ta'amu was cut from Washington's practice squad last week but he'll now attempt to prove himself with Carolina's practice squad. He hasn't yet made his regular-season debut in the NFL.... See More ... See Less
Jordan Ta'amu: Let go by Washington
Ta'amu was cut from Washington's practice squad on Thursday.
Ta'amu joined Washington last week because the team had several quarterbacks on the reserve/COVID-19 list. However, he'll now be let go after Taylor Heinicke (illness) was activated Thursday.... See More ... See Less
Jordan Ta'amu: Joins Washington's practice squad
The Football Team signed Ta'amu to the practice squad Wednesday, Doug Kyed of Pro Football Focus reports.
Ta'amu inking with Washington's practice squad corresponds with backup Kyle Allen landing on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Kyle Shurmur is also on the practice squad. Back in the offseason, Ta'amu spent time with both the Chiefs and Lions.... See More ... See Less
Jordan Ta'amu: Cut by Detroit
Ta'amu was waived by the Lions on Monday.
Ta'amu's tenure in Detroit lasted less than a week. The former Ole Miss quarterback will stay ready in case another team gives him a call, though it will likely take an injury for that to happen this season.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Jordan Ta'amu: Signs with Lions
Ta'amu signed a contract with the Lions on Tuesday, NFL reporter Aaron Wilson reports.
Ta'amu is off to the Motor City after being waived by the Chiefs this offseason. He joins a QB room comprising Jared Goff, Tim Boyle and David Blough, meaning he'll likely have to beat one of the latter two to carve out a spot on the 53-man roster.... See More ... See Less
Jordan Ta'amu: Ousted from QB room
The Chiefs waived Ta'amu on Monday, NFL reporter Aaron Wilson reports.
Ta'amu signed a reserve/future contract with Kansas City back in January after having spent time on the team's practice squad in 2020, but he'll now look to latch on elsewhere. A former XFL standout, Ta'amu boasts an intriguing dual-threat skill set that should assist his chances of finding another offseason roster spot.... See More ... See Less
Chiefs' Jordan Ta'amu: Inks future contract
The Chiefs signed Ta'amu to a reserve/future contract Thursday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
Ta'amu was cut from Kansas City's practice squad Wednesday, but he's now earned a chance to remain with the team and develop throughout the offseason. The former XFL star is still looking for a chance to make his NFL debut.... See More ... See Less
Jordan Ta'amu: Let loose by Chiefs
The Chiefs cut Ta'amu from their practice squad Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Ta'amu hasn't had the chance to join any team's active roster yet, but he has bounced the around Kansas City, Detroit and Houston practice squads. The Ole Miss product threw for 3,918 yards and 19 touchdowns, in addition to six scores on the ground during his final collegiate season.... See More ... See Less
Jordan Ta'amu: Back in Kansas City
Ta'amu signed with the Chiefs' practice squad Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Ta'amu spent training camp with the Chiefs and the first two months of the season on their practice squad. The former XFL standout will return to the Chiefs and add depth at quarterback in their quest to defend their title.... See More ... See Less
Jordan Ta'amu: Gets chance in Detroit
The Lions signed Ta'amu to the practice squad Wednesday.
Ta'amu spent time on the Chiefs' practice squad this season, but he was cut in October before getting a chance on the active roster. The former XFL star will now work to secure a reserve role in Detroit, where Matthew Stafford (ribs) has recently battled health issues.... See More ... See Less
Jordan Ta'amu: Departs practice squad
The Chiefs cut Ta'amu from the practice squad Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Ta'amu joined the Chiefs back in March, but he never ultimately got a chance to join the active roster. The former XFL star will look for another opportunity elsewhere in the league.... See More ... See Less
Jordan Ta'amu: Healthy return to team
Ta'amu was activated off the the practice squad COVID-19 list Wednesday, Nate Taylor of The Athletic reports.
Ta'amu tested positive for the virus just two weeks ago, but returned to practice and the team Wednesday.... See More ... See Less
Jordan Ta'amu: Lands on practice squad COVID list
The Chiefs placed Ta'amu on the practice squad COVID-19 list Saturday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Ta'amu won't return to the team until he clears the necessary COVID-19 protocols.... See More ... See Less
Jordan Ta'amu: Unable to secure roster spot
The Chiefs waived Ta'amu on Saturday, Herbie Teope of The Kansas City Star reports.
Ta'amu joined the Chiefs back in March after having logged an impressive stint in the XFL as the starter for the St. Louis Battlehawks. Per Teope, the team hopes to bring back Ta'amu as a member of the practice squad if he clears waivers.... See More ... See Less
Chiefs' Jordan Ta'amu: Links up with Chiefs
The Chiefs and Ta'amu agreed to a one-year contract Monday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
This will mark Ta'amu's second cup of coffee in the NFL after spending last preseason with the Texans and the recently suspended XFL season with the St. Louis Battlehawks. With the latter, he ranked third with 1,050 passing yards while leading all quarterbacks with 217 yards on the ground (5.3 YPC). While Patrick Mahomes and Chad Henne are embedded at the top of the QB depth chart in Kansas City, Ta'amu will compete with Kyle Shurmur for the No. 3 role, which likely means a practice-squad spot in 2020.... See More ... See Less
Jordan Ta'amu: Let loose by Houston
The Texans released Ta'amu on Saturday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Ta'amu was originally with the Texans on a three-year, $1.76 million deal after going undrafted out of Ole Miss in this year's draft. The 21-year-old played in 19 games over his junior and senior seasons, throwing for 5,600 yards, 30 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. He'll now have to make his regular-season NFL debut elsewhere.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Jordan Ta'amu: Enters for injured Webb
Ta'amu entered Thursday's preseason finale after Joe Webb suffered a foot injury and completed four of six passes for 21 yards with an interception in a loss to the Rams.
Webb's foot injury appears to be serious, per team officials, so Ta'amu, who was signed after No. 2 quarterback AJ McCarron suffered a thumb injury Aug. 6, may stick around the roster for a while longer. McCarron shed his cast and threw prior to Thursday's game, so he looks on track to be available as Deshaun Watson's backup in Week 1 against the Saints.... See More ... See Less
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|Birthplace: Pearl City, HI|
|School: Ole Miss|