Gabbert was selected by the 杰克逊维尔美洲虎 with the No. 10 pick of the 2011 NFL Draft and ended up starting 27 games for the team but only won five games. He was done in Jacksonville after three seasons and was replaced by Chad Henne – who is currently the backup to 帕特里克·马霍姆斯.
He would eventually go on to play for the 旧金山49人队, starting in 2014. He would briefly replace Colin Kaepernick as the team’s starting quarterback in 2016 at the same time Kaepernick was launching his protest against social injustice during the national anthem.
The Buccaneers signed Gabbert in 2019 but was placed on the injured reserve by September of that season. He stayed on the team in 2020 to serve as 汤姆·布雷迪’s backup.
Gabbert has appeared to enjoy his time with Brady. He a picture of himself and the legendary quarterback ahead of their conference title game.
“Gangsters move in silence,” he captioned the 照片.
It’s the closest Gabbert has gotten to a Super Bowl title. He will be ready to go should the Buccaneers call upon him on Feb. 7.
For his career, Gabbert has 9,206 过院和 50 触地得分. He’s never thrown a pass in a playoff game.