Where Will Matt Leinart End Up? Nine Possible Destinations for the Cardinals QB

September 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Jay Glazer of Fox Sports is reporting that the Arizona Cardinals are actively shopping former first round pick Matt Leinart around the league.
It's hard to imagine any team wanting to trade for the former Heisman winner since he is due to make $7.36 million next season. If any trade were to happen, that would probably have to be renegotiated.
It is more likely, as Mike Floria of ProFootballTalk.com points out, that Leinart will be released by Saturday.
If so, what team would want to pick him up, and in what capacity?
First off, I don't think any team out there would be willing to make him a starter. We are 12 days away from opening Sunday, and there is no way he could supplant another quarterback that quickly.
So what teams would want him as a backup?
New England Patriots
After Tom Brady there are Brian Hoyer and Zac Robinson. These two don't instill the same confidence of a Matt Cassel.
Bill Belichick has made a career in New Engla...

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