Kevin Patra. The New York Giants signed former Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy to back up Daniel Jones, the No. ... March 22, 2020 … Chance to be the best backup: 13.2% Chance to be top-5 backup: 47.6% Chance to be top-10 backup: 71.9% Chance to be top-16 backup: 88.1% Chance to be a top-10 starter: 25.9%. Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has agreed to … Colt McCoy, a Washington Redskins' backup quarterback for six years, has agreed to a one-year deal to be the backup for the NFC East division rival New York Giants. The veteran quarterback, less than two years removed from a horrific leg injury and 17 surgeries, has made the Washington Football Team’s 53-man roster, the … He played college football at Baylor, where he won the 2011 Heisman Trophy.He was drafted in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft (second overall) by the Washington Redskins, who had traded up to select him. Published: Mar 23, 2020 at 07:31 AM. Add an edge rusher or cornerback, let McCoy and another veteran battle it out for QB1, and let a late-round QB learn. New York Giants QB Daniel Jones to start vs. Arizona Cardinals, source says Giants QB Daniel Jones will return to action and start on Sunday against the Cardinals, a source tells ESPN's Jordan Raanan. 2020 Washington Football Team Statistics & Players: 5-7 (1st in NFC East), Coach: Ron Rivera The Redskins were in pads Thursday, but Keenum was third in the QB pecking order behind rookie Dwayne Haskins and Colt McCoy, according to Craig Hoffman of 106.7 The Fan Washington. Around the NFL Writer Jameis Winston couldn't find a starting job during the offseason, but at least that makes him the Patrick Mahomes of backup quarterbacks. The Washington Redskins seemingly have a question at the quarterback position that they need to answer during the 2020 offseason. Plenty of theories will emerge. It's more than two months until the NFL Draft. The Redskins' starting quarterback heading into this season is Dwayne Haskins, who is a second-year pro and was a first-round pick last year. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports on the Washington Redskins signing quarterback Josh Johnson to be the backup to Mark Sanchez. Haskins had a tough rookie season with a 2-5 record in his seven starts, putting up just 1,365 yards, 7 touchdowns, and 7 interceptions on the year. The former Redskins passers will make a combined $7.5 million in 2020, which may be about the cost for the Redskins to replace one of them as they search for a backup to Dwayne Haskins. But as long as Smith remains on the Redskins payroll in 2020, adding a first-round QB presents cash flow problems. 6 pick overall in the 2019 NFL Draft. MORE REDSKINS NEWS: Robert Lee Griffin III (born February 12, 1990), nicknamed RG3 or RGIII, is an American football quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL).