September 25, 1996 |
In the wake of quarterback Jeff George's suspension, the Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday re-signed Browning Nagle as a backup. Bobby Hebert, who had been playing behind George, will start Sunday when the Falcons face the 49ers in San Francisco. The Falcons also released running back Lincoln Coleman and wide receiver Burnell Roques from their practice squad. Nagle, 28, was released by the Falcons on Aug. 25.
December 31, 1990 |
When Howard Schnellenberger was at Miami, he had such outstanding quarterbacks as Jim Kelly and Bernie Kosar. Now in his sixth season at Louisville, he has another good one--Browning Nagle. Nagle is 6-foot-2 and 220 pounds and can throw a football nearly 90 yards. In two years since transferring from West Virginia, he has passed for 16 touchdowns per season and a total of 4,653 yards, with 2,150 this year. He completed nearly 56% of his passes (146 of 263) while leading the No.
May 8, 1994 |
Browning Nagle, considered the New York Jets' quarterback of the future just a year ago, was released by the team Friday, a day after the team signed Jack Trudeau. Nagle, who a week ago signed a contract that would have paid him $875,000 next season, was deemed expendable by the Jets after they signed Trudeau, released last month by Indianapolis. Trudeau signed for $1,725,000 over two years, adding an additional burden to the salary cap of $34.6 million per team.
November 25, 1991 |
Before the game the New York Jets announced that rookie quarterback Browning Nagle would be one of their two inactive players for the game. However, with 4:46 remaining in the fourth quarter, Nagle got to play. Coach Dan Henning and several reporters were under the impression that Nagle could not play unless starting quarterback Ken O'Brien and backup Troy Taylor was forced from the game because of injuries.
June 13, 1991 |
Left-hander Floyd Bannister, on the disabled list since May 18 because of tendinitis in his left shoulder, was sent to Class-A Palm Springs on rehabilitation assignment. Bannister's first scheduled outing will be tonight at High Desert, in a relief role. The Angels have drafted University of Louisville quarterback Browning Nagle, two months after the New York Jets chose him in the second round of the NFL draft as their quarterback of the future.