But if he plays well, than you have a temporary guy to make a post-season run with. He won a place on Calgary's roster as their third-string quarterback behind Doug Flutie and Steve Taylor when he threw two fourth-quarter touchdowns in his exhibition game appearance in 1994. [27] Jake Delhomme was also signed by Houston, as both he and Garcia would back up T. J. Yates. In 1999, Garcia debuted in the National Football League (NFL) with the San Francisco 49ers. Of course, we have to assume they don’t bump into the Raiders somewhere along the way. Garcia was one of the signature players of the United Football League and his former team, the Omaha Nighthawks. They aren’t great, but they are better than Garcia and Delhomme. Jeff Garcia had been in talks with the Raiders. The Texans want to kick Jeff Garcia’s tires for a second straight week, but they are looking at other alternatives to sign to their roster. I don’t need a PFT article to tell me what happened in the first half of the monday night game. Because McNabb was already wearing number 5, Garcia would end up having his jersey number changed to 7, previously worn in Philadelphia by former quarterback Ron Jaworski. Garcia married Carmella DeCesare, the 2004 Playboy Playmate of the Year, on April 21, 2007, in San Martin, California. Apparently, the Texans could prop Trent Dilfer up behind center and waltz right into the Superbowl. Sports", "Owens comments to Playboy 'ridiculous, untrue, "Eagles sign QB Feeley to three-year deal", "Careful What You Wish For: Eagles Choose A.J. His younger brother Jason drowned on a family camping trip in 1977 when Garcia was seven, and fourteen months later his younger sister Kimberly died after falling out of a truck. Week 6 Superlatives: Another rough day for Vikings, Browns still have work to do to prove themselves, Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near you. Garcia's first start for the Eagles came against the Colts on Sunday Night Football. He started his first regular season game as quarterback for the Lions on October 23, 2005 against his former teammates, the Browns. He might not answer though, he had a rough cough and is passed out on that purple drank! Steve Smith is still an All-Pro receiver. He has already committed to USC but he loves football so much he wanted to play his Senior year. He was drafted to play ball. Brett Farve is the one guy who I definitely do not want in Houston but there is a #2 and that position is held by Jake Delhomme. They’d be better off giving Foster and Tate the ball every play then letting the man who had the worst playoff performance ever drive this team into the ground. After a poor performance, he was demoted to third-string on the depth chart and placed on the inactive roster. Please sign the petition that is on the tweet. Delhomme would be interesting because he’s played poorly the past 2 years, but he may still have it in him to throw the ball behind a good offensive line. During this short stint with the Eagles, he wore jersey number 9. (And this is coming from someone that wishes Favre would just move to Siberia…). The GHSA claims he is now ineligible to play. The GHSA claims he is now ineligible to play. With Garcia at quarterback, the 49ers made their first playoff appearance in almost two years, but fell to Green Bay 25-15 in the first round. According to the local sports channel here David Garrard’s people called Miami last week to let them know he can play now and he was interested in playing there. Garcia signed a contract with the Cleveland Browns on March 9, 2004. They do not need a gun slinger to screw this team up!! Or Marc Bulger. Garcia, now 41 years old, worked with quarterback coach Greg Knapp in San Francisco and appeared in three pro bowls as the 49ers starting quarterback. Learn how your comment data is processed. Garcia is one of only ten quarterbacks in NFL history who have achieved two consecutive thirty-touchdown passing seasons (2000 and 2001) at least one time in their career. A pair of twin girls died before Garcia's birth. The Houston Texans drop to 1-5 on Sunday, following a disappointing loss to the Tennessee Titans ... so, 'burn it down'? Garcia has said that much of his drive stems from trying to make his parents happy after the deaths of his siblings. He would pass for 2,418 yards in 1992 on 209-for-371 passing with 15 touchdowns and 11 interceptions and a career-high 2,608 yards in 1993 on 196-for-356 passing, 21 touchdowns, and 16 interceptions. Garcia signed a one-year deal with the Oakland Raiders on April 6, 2009. Garcia announced he has … Patrick D. Starr. Garcia could run circles around Eli Mannings real father (Jake). Garcia completed 36 of 55 passes for 276 and 3 4th-quarter TD passes in leading to the Division clinching win. As a franchise looking to make the playoffs for the first time… you have to kick the tires. Following the disappointing 2003 season, Garcia, the three-time Pro Bowler, was released, along with several other key 49er players including RB Garrison Hearst and WR Terrell Owens. I think Yates will be alright. Tittle And Eli Manning. Until Jay Cutler didn't show up in prime time, the No. [40], On April 21, 2007, Garcia married Carmella DeCesare, an American model who was Playboy magazine's Miss April 2003 and Playmate of the Year for 2004[41] at the CordeValle Resort in San Martin, California. In the third quarter, the Giants were up 38-14, with about eighteen minutes left to play. Just days later he was named the Alouettes' quarterbacks coach. swolfdab says: Garcia finished the 2000 season, his first as a full-time starter with 31 TD passes to only 10 INTs. But I still don’t want him. The 49ers trailed the Cowboys 27-17 with under 7 minutes left in the game before Garcia picked apart the Cowboy secondary for 2 TD passes (1 to Tai Streets and the game winner to Terrell Owens). Afterwards, Garcia encountered a low point in his career, starting with a lackluster 2003 season with San Francisco then two losing seasons with the Cleveland Browns in 2004 and the Detroit Lions in 2005. On January 7, 2007, Garcia earned only his second ever playoff win, throwing for 153 yards and one touchdown in a 23-20 victory over the Giants. Also, the window for success with Muhammad and Smith isn't getting bigger. The last thing the Texans need is a QB that thinks he can win a game all by himself. Garcia donated money to refurbish the athletic field at the school, and in 2005, the field was renamed Garcia-Elder Field to honor both of them. A four-time CFL All-Star and four-time NFL Pro Bowl selection, Garcia began his professional football career with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL) as an undrafted free agent in 1994. McNabb had been lost to injury the previous season, and the Eagles went 1–6 without him and missed the playoffs just a year removed from their Super Bowl appearance. ...rcia, Linda Ann Garcia, Robert Raymond Garcia, Paulina Annette Garcia, Teresa Barrios Garcia, Jeffry M Garcia, 144 S 3rd St, Unit 137, San Jose, California 95112-6503, USA, 4902 Yacht Club Dr, Tampa, Florida 33616-1324, USA, Jene Garcia, Jason Garcia, Melissa Garcia, Kimberly Garcia, 468 33rd St, Manhattan Beach, California 90266-3865, USA, Feb 24 1970 - Santa Clara, California, USA, Gilroy, Santa Clara County, California, United States. Garcia has said that much of his drive stems from trying to make his parents happy after the deaths of his siblings. He also made the front cover of Sports Illustrated following his five-game winning streak. For his junior season in 1992, Garcia earned UPI All-America honors. After the season, Garcia earned junior college honorable mention All-America honors. Are The Houston Texans Trying To Trade The Iconic J.J. Watt? His father is a former athletic director and football coach at Gavilan College in his hometown of Gilroy, California. [21] Although his more familiar number 5 was available, Garcia decided to keep the number 7 he wore with the Eagles. I say Chad Penn. Garcia stepped in and shared time with former Stanford quarterback Steve Stenstrom finishing the season.