- A. J. Feeley
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San Diego Chargers(2005)
Adam Joshua Feeley (born May 16, 1977 in
Caldwell, Idaho) is an American football quarterbackin the NFL who plays for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Feeley played high school football at
Ontario High Schoolas a quarterback in Ontario, Oregon. In four years, he passed for 5,428 yards and 54 touchdowns. In addition to football, he also played baseball and basketball, and was recruited by Big Sky Conferencecolleges to play basketball. He opted, however, to play college footballfor the Oregon Ducks.
Feeley was a four-year
lettermanat Oregon, and saw most of his playing time in his sophomore and junior years. He was a nominee for the Davey O'Brien Awardas a junior, throwing for 1,951 yards and 14 touchdowns before being sidelined with an elbow injury. However, most of his senior year he was a backup to starter Joey Harrington, who was drafted by the Detroit Lions.
Feeley was taken in the fifth round (155th overall) of the
2001 NFL Draftby the Philadelphia Eagles. He spent most of his time in Philadelphia as a third-stringer, backing up Donovan McNabband Koy Detmer. His first professional action came on January 6, 2002when he came off the bench and rallied the Eagles to a 17-13 win in a meaningless late-season game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
When McNabb and Detmer went down with injuries in the middle of the 2002 season, it fell upon the young Feeley to preserve the team's
Super Bowlaspirations. The most sober hopes were that Feeley would be just good enough to allow the Eagles to slip into the playoffs. Instead, he guided the team to wins in four of his five starts before McNabb took over in the playoffs.
Miami and San Diego
Feeley did not see a snap in 2003, but he showcased himself enough the year before to draw suitors from around the league. He was traded to the
Miami Dolphinsin March 2004 in exchange for Miami's 2004 2nd round pick (used by Philadelphia to select wide receiver Reggie Brown), and penciled in as the Dolphins' starting quarterback for 2004. Feeley was a disappointment, throwing more interceptions than touchdowns with a 61.7 quarterback rating. He and Jay Fiedlertraded starts towards the latter part of the season. He finished the season with career highs in pass completions and attempts (191-for-356), yardage (1,893), touchdowns (11), and interceptions (15). Relegated to a backup role in Miami, he was traded to the San Diego Chargersmidway through the 2005 season, but did not see any action all year.
Return to Philadelphia
Feeley was signed by the
Philadelphia Eaglesto replace Koy Detmeron August 30, 2006shortly after being released by the Chargers. When McNabb was lost for the season on November 18, 2006, there was speculation that the more youthful Feeley might be named as the new starting quarterback, but head coach Andy Reidwent with Jeff Garcia, who led the Eagles to a late-season turnaround and division title. Feeley did play most of the Eagles' meaningless regular season finale against the Atlanta Falcons, leading the team to victory with 321 passing yards and three touchdown passes.
Feeley signed a three-year contract extension with the Eagles on
February 25, 2007. He is now signed through the 2010 season.
Starting in place of an injured
Donovan McNabbon November 25, Feeley threw for 345 yards and three touchdowns with three interceptions in a 31-28 game loss to the then undefeated New England Patriots.
On December 2, Feeley played again for the injured McNabb. He threw 4 interceptions, 3 of those to
Lofa Tatupuin a 28-24 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
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* [http://www.philadelphiaeagles.com/team/AJFeeley.html A.J Feeley's page at PhiladelphiaEagles.com]
* [http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/F/FeelA.00.htm A.J. Feeley's career stats at Pro-Football-Reference.com]
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