The Dolphins waived Petty (oblique) from injured reserve Tuesday, Dennis Waszak Jr. of the Associated Press reports.
Petty was claimed off waivers by Miami in May, but failed to beat out Brock Osweiler and David Fales and was subsequently put on IR with an oblique issue. Petty is now free to sign elsewhere, though the list of potential suitors may be in short supply. The former fourth-round pick in 2015 has completed just 53.1 percent of his passes and has thrown 10 interceptions in 10 career games.
Petty (oblique) has been placed on injured reserve, according to the league's official transaction log.
Petty, who almost exclusively worked with the third-team offense throughout the summer, has been dealing with an unspecified oblique injury for roughly a week. The Dolphins will move forward with a combination of Ryan Tannehill, David Fales and Brock Osweiler at quarterback.
Petty (oblique) didn't participate in Thursday's practice, Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.
Petty is battling David Fales and Brock Osweiler to be Ryan Tannehill's backup, so getting healthy for Saturday's exhibition game against the Ravens is crucial for his chances. The fourth-year pro has completed nine of 13 passes for 111 yards, one touchdown and one interception through two preseason games.
Petty was claimed off waivers by the Dolphins on Friday.
After the quarterback room became far too crowded in New York, Petty was let go Thursday, but the former Baylor standout landed on his feet with the Dolphins one day later. Miami doesn't currently possess much appealing depth at quarterback behind starter Ryan Tannehill (knee), as Brock Osweiller and David Fales were initially expected to fight for the backup job this offseason. Petty will now be thrown into the mix and should be given a legitimate chance to make the team's final roster, perhaps even as a No. 3 option if the Dolphins elect to keep an extra body at the position.
Petty will be waived by the Jets on Thursday, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports.
Petty was being mentioned in trade talks shortly after the Jets drafted quarterback Sam Darnold with the third overall pick in this past weekend's draft, but with New York seemingly unable to strike a deal, the team will be letting him go. It's not a very surprising move considering the team re-signed Josh McCown and signed Teddy Bridgewater this offseason. Petty will now be on the open market looking for a potential backup quarterback job, but he doesn't have much to hang his hat on, as he threw three touchdowns and seven interceptions in six appearances last season.
Petty is being mentioned in trade talks after the Jets selected quarterback Sam Darnold in the first round of the draft, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports.
The Jets now have five quarterbacks with Darnold on the roster, and teams usually only carry four of them during the offseason. It isn't clear what sort of compensation New York could receive for Petty, but the asking price doesn't figure to be much. In three starts to conclude the 2017 season, Petty completed 51.5 percent of his passes for 530 yards (5.14 YPA), one touchdown and three interceptions.
Petty could be cut this offseason, NorthJersey.com reports.
Petty started the final three games of the regular season in place of the injured Josh McCown (hand), completing 55 of 112 passes for one touchdown and three interceptions for the year. He was used almost exclusively as a backup during his time in New York, and while he always stayed ahead of Christian Hackenberg on the depth chart, there were very few glimpses of legitimate fantasy upside. Despite McCown heading for free agency, it became very clear that Petty was not going to be the quarterback of the future for the Jets, so his potential release would come as no surprise.
Petty completed 19 of 36 passes for 232 yards during Sunday's 26-6 loss to the Patriots. He fumbled during the contest.
The fact that Sunday's ho-hum performance was Petty's best of the season from a rating, yardage, and yards-per-attempt perspective tells you all that you need to know about the Baylor product. In seven occasions for extended playing time in two seasons, Petty has yet to reach a quarterback rating of 80. He figures to be no more than a backup next season.
Petty is still in line to start Sunday's game in New England, but Jets head coach Todd Bowles acknowledged that backup Christian Hackenberg might also get some playing time, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports.
The possibility of a mid-game replacement further dampens Petty's outlook for what is already a difficult matchup. Petty hasn't looked the part of a viable NFL quarterback this season, completing only 36 of 76 passes (47.4 percent) for 312 yards (4.1 YPA) with one touchdown and three interceptions.
Head coach Todd Bowles said after Sunday's 14-7 loss to the Chargers that he intends to utilize Bryce Petty as the starting quarterback Week 17 at New England, Darryl Slater of NJ.com reports.
In his second start of the season Sunday, Petty didn't display the rudimentary skills necessary to direct a competent NFL passing attack, completing 15 of 28 passes for 119 yards and one interception. Instead, a ground game led by Bilal Powell powered its way to 197 yards, or 99 more than Petty's net yards passing due to getting sacked three times for 21 yards. Since taking over for Josh McCown midway through a Week 14 defeat at Denver, Petty has completed 47 percent of his throws, averaged 4.1 yards per pass attempt and posted one touchdown versus three interceptions. Despite the dour numbers, Bowles isn't ready to replace Petty with second-year QB Christian Hackenberg.
Petty completed 15 of 28 passes for 119 yards and an interception while adding 33 yards on three carries in Sunday's 14-7 loss to the Chargers.
Petty still doesn't look remotely NFL-ready. The 2015 fourth-rounder was intercepted by Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen on a Hail Mary to end the first half, bringing his career touchdown-to-interception ratio to 4:10. Things could get ugly for Petty next week in New England if the team doesn't opt to try 2016 second-rounder Christian Hackenberg instead.
Petty has already been named as the starter for Week 16 against the Chargers, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.
Petty got his first start of the year in Sunday's 31-19 loss to the Saints, completing 19 of 39 passes for 179 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions. While the stat line obviously wasn't impressive, he unexpectedly helped the Jets make a game of what was widely viewed as a likely blowout. Jets brass apparently doesn't have much interest in taking a look at Christian Hackenberg, a 2016 second-round pick who was vastly outplayed by Petty this preseason.
Petty completed 19 of 39 passes for 179 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions in Sunday's 31-19 loss to the Saints. He also rushed twice for 16 yards.
The Baylor product completed just half of his 14 pass attempts in the first half for a mere 46 yards, and the touchdown came late in fourth quarter with the Saints playing back to protect a two-score lead. The second-year pro's line wasn't as bad as it looks, however, as the first interception came off of a deflection, and the second was a Hail Mary on the final play of the game. He will have an even tougher test in Week 16 at home against the Chargers.
With Josh McCown (hand) ruled out for the season, Petty will take over as the Jets' starting quarterback, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports.
Petty filled in for McCown late in Sunday's 23-0 loss to the Broncos, completing only two of nine passes for 14 yards. The 2015 fourth-round pick was impressive this preseason, but he failed to display anything approaching competence in 2016 when he completed 75 of 133 passes (56.4 percent) for 6.1 yards per attempt, with three touchdowns and seven interceptions in six games (four starts). Robby Anderson and Jermaine Kearse need to be downgraded as the Jets prepare for a Week 15 road matchup against a Saints defense that ranks sixth in the NFL with 14 interceptions.
Jets head coach Todd Bowles said Petty will take over as the starter if Josh McCown can't play with a broken left hand, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports.
The Jets are still exploring the possibility of McCown playing through the injury, but with the playoffs not part of the equation, it probably makes more sense to give Petty the starting nod for Week 15 in New Orleans. Petty was completely ineffective after replacing McCown in the third quarter of Sunday's 23-0 loss to the Broncos, completing only two of nine passes for 14 yards. A switch from McCown to Petty likely would necessitate a major downgrade for Jets wide receivers Robby Anderson and Jermaine Kearse.
Jets coach Todd Bowles said Petty will serve as the team's No. 2 quarterback for the foreseeable future, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports.
Despite thoroughly outplaying Christian Hackenberg during the preseason, Petty was inactive for a Week 1 loss to the Bills. He then took over as the top backup for Sunday's loss to the Raiders and is now expected to hold the role indefinitely. It means the Jets likely will turn to Petty instead of Hackenberg if/when Josh McCown is benched.
Petty is active for Sunday's game against the Raiders and will serve as the primary backup to starting quarterback Josh McCown, Andy Vasquez of The Record reports.
The Jets left Petty on the inactive list for the season-opening loss to the Bills, but it appears that at least for one week, he's surpassed Christian Hackenberg on the depth chart. Petty outperformed Hackenberg throughout the preseason, so it seems coach Todd Bowles' decision to make Petty inactive was for health-related reasons more than anything else. Prior to Week 1, Petty had been nursing a sprained MCL, which prevented him from suiting up for the preseason finale.
Petty is inactive for Sunday's season-opener against the Bills.
As a result, for Week 1 at least, veteran starter Josh McCown will be backed up by second-year signal-caller Christian Hackenberg.
Petty (knee) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice.
No longer bothered by a minor knee strain, Petty is entering the 2017 season as the No. 2 QB on the depth chart behind Josh McCown.
Petty (knee) is listed as the Jets' No. 2 quarterback on their depth chart heading into Sunday's season opener against the Bills, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports.
Despite missing the preseason finale with a Grade 1 MCL sprain, Petty apparently did enough in training camp to edge ahead of Christian Hackenberg in the backup quarterback competition, but it may be a moot point if the knee injury ends up sidelining Petty for Week 1. However, with Petty unlikely to miss significant time, he'll bide his time for an opportunity to run the Jets' offense at some point this season, which is a distinct possibility given that 38-year-old starter Josh McCown is viewed as a stopgap solution at quarterback.