During the off-season the Arizona Cardinals signed Mike Glennon to a two-year $8 million contract, after he was released by the Chicago Bears. He was expected to be the primary backup to Sam Bradford but plans changed when the Cardinals traded up for Josh Rosen in the first round.
With Bradford entrenched as the starter and Rosen being the quarterback of the future, Glennon is now expendable.
One trade partner to keep in mind is the Denver Broncos, according Troy Renck of Broncos Insider.
The Broncos added Case Keenum during the off-season to be their starter. Their former first-round pick Paxton Lynch has struggled throughout the preseason. Even though Chad Kelly has played well in the preseason, he lacks regular season experience. As a result, Glennon to the Broncos would make a lot of sense.
Here are other potential trade partner for Glennon:
- Carolina Panthers: Taylor Heinicke and Garrett Gilbert are battling it out to be Cam Newton’s primary backup but neither have had extensive experience in the NFL. Both have been promising thus far in the preseason but the team will look to add a veteran.
- Dallas Cowboys: Second-year QB Cooper Rush and their fifth-round pick Mike White have had an uninspiring preseason. Both have been prone to turnovers and inconsistencies throughout the preseason and neither have started in the regular season.
- Oakland Raiders: Jon Gruden made no promises that the backup quarterback to Derek Carr was on their roster. EJ Manuel has struggled with ball security and Connor Cook has been ineffective as a passer throughout the preseason.