Arizona Cardinals sign quarterback Colt McCoy to one-year deal
The Arizona Cardinals appear to have found their backup for Kyler Murray.
The team announced on Tuesday night that it had signed quarterback Colt McCoy to a one-year contract.
McCoy, 34, played in four games for the New York Giants last season (including two starts), completing 40-of-66 passes for 375 yards with a touchdown and an interception.
An 11-year veteran, McCoy has played with four different teams in his career.
He started out with the Cleveland Browns from 2010-12 before playing with the San Francisco 49ers in 2013 and the Washington football team from 2014-19 before spending last season with the Giants.
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In his career, McCoy has played in 44 games (with 30 starts) and thrown for 6,455 yards and 30 touchdowns while completing 600-of-989 pass attempts (60.7%).
He has rushed for 509 yards and two touchdowns on 139 carries.
McCoy was a third-round NFL draft pick of the Browns in the 2010 NFL Draft.
He played collegiately at Texas.
With McCoy's addition, the Cardinals now have four quarterbacks on the roster.
Murray will be entering his third season in the league. Chris Streveler, who backed up Murray last season, is still under contract.
The team also signed former Hawaii quarterback Cole McDonald to a future contract last month.
Brett Hundley, who was the team's third string QB for much of last year behind Murray and Streveler, is a free agent.
Hundley was Murray's backup in 2019.
Streveler struggled backing up Murray last season and McCoy's addition gives the Cardinals a veteran option at quarterback in case Murray were to miss time.
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