He later played in two seasons with the Dallas Cowboys while his last action came in 2015 while he was with the Houston Texans.
OJ Simpson is freed from prison
No details on Simpson's whereabouts or destination were reported, and authorities could not be reached to verify the report. Unlike the last time he went free, 22 years ago, he will face restrictions - up to five years of parole supervision.
If he can not go, 36-year-old Matt Cassel will be the starter. The 22nd pick overall in 2012, Weeden has started for Cleveland, Dallas and Houston; the Texans released him September 2 in their final cuts.
Weeden, who turns 34 on October 14, was cut by the Texans last month before the regular season began. Mularkey compared Mariota's hamstring injury to the one recently suffered by DeMarco Murray, who has yet to miss a game this season. He's quite honestly been slightly below mediocre throughout his career, completing 57.9 percent of his passes for 6,462 yards with 31 touchdowns and 30 interceptions. As the Tennessee Titans wrestle with the uncertainty surrounding the quarterback position, both now and long term, they have reportedly chose to sign Brandon Weeden.
Mariota scored on a 34-yard run early in the second quarter.