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Top Jake Luton News

  • Jake Luton: Returns to Saints' practice squad

    The Saints re-signed Luton to their practice squad Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.

    Luton has been up and down between New Orleans' practice squad and active roster throughout the campaign, so he's already familiar with the organization. Though he was active for two games this season, he has yet to take a snap with the Saints. In fact, Luton hasn't seen NFL game action since 2020 with Jacksonville, so his role is clearly to provide organizational depth in case of an injury to either Andy Dalton or Jameis Winston.

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  • Jake Luton: Let go from practice squad

    The Saints cut Luton from their practice squad Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.

    Luton is now looking for another home following the Saints' decision to let the 26-year-old go Tuesday. Luton hasn't seen game action since 2020 with Jacksonville, so he'll likely serve as added depth for his next suitor.

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  • Jake Luton: Back on practice squad

    Luton signed with the Saints' practice squad Tuesday.

    Luton was signed to the team's active roster from its practice squad Oct. 1; however, after the team's wide receiver corps was depleted by injuries, Luton lost his spot on the team to make room for practice squad elevations.

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  • Jake Luton: Cut by New Orleans

    The Saints waived Luton on Saturday.

    Due to the depleted state of its wide-receiving corps and secondary, the Saints couldn't afford to keep Luton on the 53-man roster as a No. 3 quarterback behind Jameis Winston (back/ankle) and Andy Dalton. Though Dalton will make his third straight start Sunday against the Bengals, Winston -- who is listed as questionable -- may be healthy enough to dress as his backup. Even if Winston ends up inactive, the Saints would still have the jack-of-all-trades Taysom Hill on hand to step in at quarterback if something should happen to Dalton on Sunday.

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  • Saints' Jake Luton: Signed to active roster

    Luton was signed to the Saints' active roster Saturday, Katherine Terrell of ESPN.com reports.

    Luton signed with the Saints' practice squad prior to the start of the regular season after spending the preseason with Jacksonville. He'll likely serve as the backup quarterback Sunday against the Vikings with Jameis Winston (back) unavailable.

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  • Jake Luton: Joins New Orleans' practice squad

    The Saints signed Luton to their practice squad Tuesday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

    Luton appeared in two preseason games with Jacksonville, totaling 186 yards and one interception, and was waived ahead of the 53-man roster deadline. Jameis Winston and Andy Dalton are cemented as the top two quarterbacks in New Orleans, so Luton will operate as an emergency option on the practice squad.

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  • Jake Luton: Waived by Jacksonville again

    The Jaguars waived Luton on Monday.

    Luton was waived by the Jaguars last week but returned to the team Tuesday. However, he once again finds himself on waivers after the team claimed Jake Verity off waivers from the Colts. Luton appeared in two preseason games with Jacksonville and completed 22 of 38 passes for 186 yards and one interception.

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  • Jaguars' Jake Luton: Returns to Jacksonville

    The Jaguars signed Luton on Tuesday, James Palmer of NFL Network reports.

    Luton was waived by Jacksonville a week ago, but he'll return to the squad ahead of the team's final preseason contest. The 2020 sixth-round pick appeared in each of the Jaguars' first two exhibition contests and completed 22 of 38 passes for 186 yards and one interception. In a corresponding move, the team waived Ryan Santoso.

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  • Jake Luton: Waived by Jacksonville

    Luton was waived by the Jaguars on Monday.

    Luton appeared in each of Jacksonville's first two preseason games, completing 22 of 38 passes for 186 yards and one interception. The 2020 sixth-round pick was expected to compete for the top backup spot behind Trevor Lawrence, but he's been let go during the first wave of cuts ahead of Tuesday's 85-man roster deadline.

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  • Jaguars' Jake Luton: Draws spot start Thursday

    Luton completed 10 of 17 passes for 94 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions during the Jaguars' 27-11 preseason loss to the Raiders in Thursday's Hall of Fame Game.

    The third-year signal-caller played with a largely inexperienced receiver corps that was missing top options Christian Kirk, Marvin Jones, Zay Jones and Laviska Shenault, so his numbers were more than serviceable in that context. Luton was thrown into the fire as a rookie back in 2020 and completed just 54.5 percent of his passes, and after spending part of last season with the Seahawks, he's back in Jacksonville competing for a backup job against C.J. Beathard (groin). Luton could have another solid opportunity in front of him in the second half during the Aug. 12 preseason matchup against the Browns even if Trevor Lawrence starts that contest.

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  • Jaguars' Jake Luton: Starting Thursday

    Luton will draw the start Thursday against the Raiders in the Hall of Fame Game, Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com reports.

    With Trevor Lawrence getting the night off, and C.J. Beathard still recovering from a groin injury suffered in minicamp, Luton will get the nod. The 26-year-old will use the opportunity to help prove he deserves to be Lawrence's backup, as Beathard is still currently projected to fill that role.

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  • Jaguars' Jake Luton: Reunites with Jags

    Jacksonville signed Luton to a reserve/future contract Friday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.

    Luton, who joined the NFL as a 2020 sixth-round pick of the Jaguars, most recently spent time on Miami's practice squad. Now, the 25-year-old signal-caller can prepare to spend the offseason continuing his development in a familiar situation.

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  • Jake Luton: Joins Miami's practice squad

    Luton signed a deal to join Miami's practice squad on Wednesday.

    After getting cut loose from Seattle, Luton will now join Miami's practice squad, as starter Tua Tagovailoa has been battling injuries all season long. Expect the quarterback to stay on the Dolphins' practice squad unless they face any further injuries in their QB room.

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  • Jake Luton: Cut loose by Seattle

    Luton was released from the Seahawks practice squad Monday, John Boyle of Seahawks.com reports.

    Luton was dropped from the practice squad to make room for the addition of Tyler Mabry. Now that Russell Wilson is back from injury, the Seahawks no longer have a need for another quarterback behind Wilson, Geno Smith and Jacob Eason.

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  • Jake Luton: Reverted to practice squad

    Luton was moved back to the Seahawks' practice squad Tuesday, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.

    The quarterback has been elevated to the active roster two consecutive weeks to serve as the backup to Geno Smith, but now he will have to be signed to the 53 man roster if he is asked to backup again. Russell Wilson (finger) is nearing a return but can't be activated until Nov. 14, so Luton or the recently signed Jacob Eason could serve as the second option at QB for the Seahawks in Week 8 versus the Jaguars.

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  • Seahawks' Jake Luton: Promoted to back up Geno

    Luton was promoted to the active roster from the practice squad Monday and will back up Geno Smith in Monday's game against the Saints, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

    Seattle claimed fellow quarterback Jacob Eason off waivers last week, but Eason's still familiarizing himself with the playbook, leaving Luton as Smith's backup for a second consecutive week. Luton didn't make a strong first impression after being selected in the sixth round of the 2020 draft by the Jaguars, going 0-3 with an ugly 2:6 TD:INT as a rookie for Jacksonville.

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  • Jake Luton: Sent back to practice squad

    Luton reverted to the Seahawks' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transactions report.

    Luton was elevated for Sunday's loss to the Steelers, in which he operated as Geno Smith's backup, but he didn't ultimately see the field. If the Seahawks don't explore other options at backup quarterback, Luton could bump to the active roster again Oct. 25 versus the Saints.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-6, 224 lbs
Birthplace: Marysville, WA
Age: 26
School: Oregon St.
Experience: 2