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Alex McGough: Cut by Seattle
The Seahawks waived McGough on Monday, John Clayton of ESPN Seattle reports.
McGough has spent time with the Jacksonville, Houston and, most recently, Seattle practice squads, but the 25-year-old has never seen a snap in an NFL regular season game. The Seahawks currently have three quarterbacks on their roster -- Russell Wilson, Geno Smith and Sean Mannion.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Alex McGough: Inks future deal
The Seahawks signed McGough to a future contract on Monday, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR Seattle reports.
After spending some time on the Seahawks' practice squad this past season, McGough will now likely compete with Danny Etling to serve as organizational depth at quarterback for Seattle in 2021.... See More ... See Less
Alex McGough: Rejoins practice squad
The Seahawks re-signed McGough to the practice squad Wednesday, John Boyle of the team's official site reports.
McGough was a seventh-round draft pick of the Seahawks back in 2018, so the team is already familiar with his skillset. He has yet to appear in NFL action since joining the league.... See More ... See Less
Alex McGough: Let go from practice squad
The Texans cut McGough from the practice squad Monday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
McGough was the Texans' only practice squad quarterback, so the team is expected to pick up another player to serve as depth at the position. The 2018 seventh-round pick has yet to play an NFL snap since entering the league.... See More ... See Less
Alex McGough: Inks practice squad deal
McGough signed with the Texans' practice squad Monday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
McGough spent training camp with the Texans but couldn't beat out AJ McCarron for the backup job behind Deshaun Watson. He tried out with the Jets but opted to come back to Houston. If Watson or McCarron get banged up, McGough will be called up to the active roster.... See More ... See Less
Alex McGough: Let go by Houston
The Texans cut McGough on Monday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
McGough joined the squad this offseason as the team's third string quarterback but failed to make an impact. Now let go from the roster, the Texans will roll with just Deshaun Watson and AJ McCarron on the quarterback depth chart for 2020.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Alex McGough: Remains with Texans
McGough signed a reserve/future contract with the Texans on Monday.
McGough joined the Texans' practice squad after being let go off the 53-man roster in mid-October, and he'll also begin the offseason with the team. The 24-year-old spent a month on the active roster but has yet to see game action since being selected in the seventh round of the 2018 draft by Seattle.... See More ... See Less
Alex McGough: Sticks in Houston
McGough signed with the Texans' practice squad Saturday.
McGough was waived by the Texans this week but will remain with the organization after clearing waivers. The 2018 seventh-round pick will continue to work as the team's No. 3 quarterback behind Deshaun Watson and A.J. McCarron.... See More ... See Less
Alex McGough: Cut by Texans
The Texans waived McGough on Wednesday, Deepi Sidhu of the Texans' official site reports.
McGough was the Texans' third quarterback behind Deshaun Watson and A.J. McCarron, but letting him go frees up a roster spot for offensive tackle Dan Skipper. If McGough clears waivers, he's expected to land on the practice squad.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Alex McGough: Ascends to active roster
The Texans promoted McGough to the 53-man roster Tuesday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
While there's speculation this is due to Deshaun Watson being roughed up by the Saints in the season opener, Pelissero emphasized that this move was in the works beforehand since the Jaguars showed interest in McGough after Nick Foles broke his collarbone. McGough will likely be a healthy inactive for most games because AJ McCarron is handling the backup duties.... See More ... See Less
Alex McGough: Moves to practice squad
McGough signed with the Texans' practice squad Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of The Houston Chronicle reports.
McGough was waived by the Jaguars after a rough preseason. The 23-year-old will now turn his attention toward developing while on Houston's practice squad.... See More ... See Less
Jaguars' Alex McGough: Leads late TD drive against Falcons
McGough completed six of 12 pass attempts for 31 yards while rushing for 35 yards and a touchdown on three carries during Thursday's 31-12 preseason loss to Atlanta.
The 23-year-old McGough resuscitated what had been a dormant offensive operation through most of three quarters, helping the Jaguars convert five first downs and score a touchdown on his third drive of work after the team managed just two field goals on its first 10 possessions of the evening. McGough was enduring a dreadful debut preseason with Jacksonville prior to Thursday, completing five of 17 attempts for 29 yards, zero touchdown passes and one interception in outings against the Ravens and Eagles.... See More ... See Less
Alex McGough: Let go by Jags
McGough was waived by the Jaguars on Friday, Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com reports.
McGough endured a rough preseason in Jacksonville, completing 11 of 29 passes for 60 yards and one interception, though he did add five carries for 59 yards and two touchdowns. Rookie sixth-round pick Gardner Minshew had similar struggles throughout the preseason, but he nonetheless showed enough to win the backup job behind starter Nick Foles.... See More ... See Less
Jaguars' Alex McGough: Signs futures contract
McGough signed a futures deal with the Jaguars on Tuesday, Phillip Heilman of The Florida Times-Union reports.
McGough was drafted by the Seahawks in the seventh round of last year's draft and spent the season on the team's practice squad. He'll now set his sights on making the Jaguars' roster in 2019.... See More ... See Less
Alex McGough: Lands on practice squad
The Seahawks signed McGough to their practice squad Monday, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.
McGough had a turbulent preseason, with moments of poise and others that revealed why no team selected him until the seventh round of April's draft. In turn, the Seahawks traded for Brett Hundley to be Russell Wilson's backup. McGough will use the time time to develop and possibly vie for the backup role in 2019 when Hundley's contract expires.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-3, 214 lbs|
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|School: Florida International|