David Garrard is Miami's pickup at quarterback, like it or not

David Garrard will make his NFL return in Miami after missing the entire 2011 season, per FOXSports' Jay Glazer. Garrard was cut by the Jacksonville Jaguars just days before the season started, and subsequent back surgery prevented him from latching on

Just hours after having it confirmed that they whiffed on Peyton Manning, the Miami Dolphins signed free agent quarterback David Garrard to a one-year contract, multiple outlets are reporting.

MIAMI — Quarterback David Garrard signed a one-year contract Monday with the Miami Dolphins and said he was told he'll be given a shot at the starting job. He's not sure yet who else will be part of the competition, though.

It's no surprise that multiple teams needing a quarterback waited to pursue David Garrard, because he did miss all of 2011 and is 34 years old. But, according to Tania Ganguli of the Florida Times-Union, Garrard has some visits planned: That will start

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