Jaguars sign veteran QB Todd Bouman
The 10-year veteran
quarterback Todd Bouman was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars
the Jacksonville Jaguars announced they have signed the veteran
quarterback Todd Bouman (pronounced BAU-man) to be the backup to
the backup. The deal has a term of one year and will cost the
Jags the minimum allowed of $720,000. Bouman will serve as a
back up for QB Quinn Gray, who will have his first career start
on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers since he signed up
with the Jaguars in 2002 as undrafted from Florida A&M
university. Starting quarterback David Garrard injured an ankle
last week, during a sack in the second quarter of the Week 7
game against the Colts, which the Jaguars lost 29-7, and
although Garrard was back in the second half, after exam he was
told that could be sidelined for up to a month.
Todd Bouman signed with the Jacksonville
Jaguars as a free agent, after he was released from the Green
Bay Packers, where he was backing up Brett Favre since Nov.
2006, while the Packers No.2 quarterback Aaron Rodgers was
recovering from injury. Bouman was signed in 1997 by the Vikings
as an undrafted from St. Cloud State University as a backup to
Daunte Culpepper. His pro debut wasn't until 2001, however, when
he briefly replaced Culpepper after injury. The following year
he was traded to the Saint backing up Aaron Brooks until 2005.
In his entire career Todd Bouman has thrown for 1,683 yards with
11 touchdowns and 11 interceptions.